Scott Family

Since the early 18th century, the Scott family has played a major role in leadership throughout Central Carolina. Their accomplishments have been showcased in The Scott Family Collection which focuses on the five major areas of their influence: Agribusiness, Education, Medicine, Public Service and Religion. You are invited to explore this information and learn more about a unique family who has contributed so significantly to Alamance County, this region and our state.

Current Exhibit

Oh Rue the Flu! World War 1 and the Influenza Epidemic in Alamance County, NC The Influenza Epidemic of 1918 infected more than 500 million people, world-wide. Here, in Alamance County, this devastation was keenly felt by the Scott family, who lost their beloved son, James Edwin, at the age of 28, just as he was preparing to fight for his country in World War 1. This exhibit brings together the combined devastation of war and disease as they affected Alamance County early in the twentieth century. Held over until October 31, 2018

Previously...

Enter the nostalgic world of childhood with a visit to "Little Scotties." The display brought together nursery setting items of furniture, clothing, toys and dolls from our own collection as well as items on loan from the Haw River Museum and the Alamance County Historical Museum.

Visit the Collection

The Scott Family Collection is located at Alamance Community College in the Wallace W. Gee Building on the third floor; across from the Learning Resources Center (library). Visitor Parking is available in front of the building and elevators are behind the reception desk, ground floor. Please give us a courtesy call to say you’re coming to visit. (336) 506-4203