The Wilcox Historical Society was founded in the late 1960s with the initial goal to save and restore the Wilcox Female Institute. Our goal as a society continues to be to preserve the history of this region and to act in some regard as a clearing house and reference source to people searching for genealogical information.

Wilcox Historical Society Officers for 2021:

  • President – Lance Britt
  • Vice President / Program Chairperson – Garland Cook Smith
  • Secretary – Jane Shelton Dale
  • Treasurer – Mary Margaret Kyser
  • Curator – LaJunta Selsor Malone
  • Editor and Social Media Manager – Martha Grimes Lampkin