Etowah Valley Historical Society, also known as EVHS, is located in the historic courthouse in the heart of Cartersville. It manages the preservation and documenting of Cartersville's historic sites, including excavation, architecture, art work and artifacts. More than 600 members are dedicated to the promotion of historical and cultural awareness in the community of Bartow County. Genealogy workshops and lecture series are offered. EVHS also publishes books on the region.