Tourists can take a journey through history at the Whitfield-Murray History Center & Archives. This 1890s building once served as offices for the Crown Cotton Mill but now serves as headquarters for the Whitfield-Murray Historical Society. The facility is used for many functions—meetings, seminars, family reunions, social affairs and fundraising events. The building also serves as a depository of valuable information for those interested in genealogical and local historical research. One can find cemetery lists, marriage records, census indexes, county and family histories and more than 700 family files—all available to the public. The Archives also houses revolving displays of local historical interests.
Headquarters for the Whitfield-Murray Historical Society, this building houses archives and research materials for the Dalton area. This 1890 building was the former office of the Crown Cotton Mill - Dalton's first large industry established in 1884 - the original mill can be seen adjacent to the Archives and has been converted into loft condominums.