Send payment to the Grady County Historical Society, Inc.

P. O. Box 586, Cairo, GA 39828
or Visit the Museum and History Center at 101 North Broad Street


A Dash…A Pinch…A Smidgen…More Than a Cookbookckbk1

 This original cookbook has been reprinted and a limited supply is available. In its 3rd printing, the hardcover book is a collection of recipes, menus, history, stories, and sketches. $27.50 (tax included) + $5 shipping if ordered by mail.

A Dash…A Pinch…A Smidgen…A Taste of the Holidays

Published in 2009, this collection of recipes is a companion to the popular cookbook originally published in 2003. History, stories, sketches, and menus are included in theis quality book. $15.00 comb bound (tax included) + $5 shipping if ordered by mail.


The Genesis of Grady County, Georgia

Published in November 2006 by Sentry Press. This hardcover volume has 392 pages of text with 134 photographs, maps, and drawings, a 10-page bibliography, and an extensive 38-page index. Appendixes include militia district names, slave statistics, the Lewis County Petition of 1871, members of the 1904 New County Committee, and 1907 school trustees, postmasters, local officials (town, county, and court), and state legislators are current through 2006. Two 12 x 17-inch maps of Grady County in 1906 and 1908 complete the volume.$50.00 (tax included). Add $6 shipping if ordered by mail.



Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia

Published in August 2006 and updated in 2011 to include the 2011 Addendum below). Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia, is the first comprehensive recording of all known graves in our southwest Georgia county. There are more than 22,000 listings and a full-name index in the 527 page hardbound volume that was published with a grant from the R. J. Taylor Foundation. $60 hardback (tax included) at the Museum Store. Add $6 shipping if ordered by mail. Or purchase online at

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Cemeteries of Grady County, GeorgiaAddendum 2011

Published in 2011, this addendum includes cemetery and obituary additions from June 2005 to August 2011 and known corrections to origianal 2006 book. Maps that locate the cemeteries are also included. $15 comb bound (tax included) + $5 shipping if ordered by mail.

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Calvary Georgia Heritage, 1828-1977
by Majorie Maxwell Mayfield (Mrs. Judson)
with the permission of Marilee Butler (Mrs. Ermon)

A concise history of Calvary, Georgia, in Grady County, including material on churches, businesses, services, plenty of home, school, and store photos, and vignettes from 1977 local citizens.$5 paperback (tax included) + $2 shipping if ordered by mail.


Grady County, Georgia Churches
compiled by the Grady County Historical Society

In conjunction with the 2006 Grady County Centennial Celebration, The Historical Society has published a collection of 53 Grady County church histories submitted to the committee for publication.$15 paperback (tax included) + $2 shipping if ordered by mail.

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Other Gifts and Souveniers



PostcardsGrady County Courthouse, Whigham, Tung Nut Tree, Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, W.B. Roddenbery Co. Brine Yard, and L.O. Maxwell House. $1 each or 6 for $5



$1 each or 6 for $5

Cross Roads Farm, by Barbara Keel

19h” x 27w” ready for framing
$15 each (tax included) + $5 shipping if ordered by mail




Tote Bags

Handy fabric tote bags come in your choice of two styles – the cover ofo the new cookbook or a picture of the Museum and History Center. $5 each (tax already included) + $2 shipping if ordered by mail.


Misc Labels

$3 each (tax already included) + $2 shipping if ordered by mail.