Friday, August 14, 2009

Celebrate Georgia's Historic Sites and Resources


This weekend is the perfect opportunity to explore the historic treasures Georgia has to offer. Below is a list of sites that would make for a fabulous weekend excursion!

GEORGIA HISTORIC SITES OF INTEREST:
Barnsley Gardens
Civil War Commission
Cumberland Island
Dahlonega Gold Museum
Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site
Gordon-Lee Mansion
Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails
Lee and Gordon's Mills
The Georgia State Archives
The Historic Chattahoochee Commission
Roselawn Museum
Traveler's Rest
Tybee Island Light Station
William Harris Homestead Foundation, Monroe


METRO ATLANTA HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL SITES:
Apex Museum, Atlanta

Art Station, Stone Mountain
Atlanta Cyclorama, Atlanta
Atlanta History Center, Atlanta
Atlanta Preservation Center, Atlanta (Grant Mansion)
Bulloch Hall, Roswell
Chastain Arts Center, Atlanta
Elisha Winn House, Dacula, GA
Georgia Archives, Atlanta
Georgia State Capitol, Atlanta
Hammonds House Galleries, Atlanta
Herndon Home, Atlanta
Historic Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta
Holliday-Dorsey-Fife House Museum, Fayetteville
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum, Atlanta
Lawrenceville Female Seminary, Lawrenceville - 770-822-5178
Mable House, Mableton
Margaret Mitchell House & Museum, Atlanta
Marietta Museum of History, Marietta
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, Atlanta
Old Courthouse On The Square, Decatur
Rhodes Hall, Atlanta
Root House Museum, Marietta
Sandy Springs Historic Site and Park, Atlanta
Smith Plantation, Roswell
Southeastern Railway Museum, Duluth
Stately Oaks Plantation, Jonesboro
Stone Mountain Park Antebellum Plantation, Stone Mountain
The Wren’s Nest, Atlanta

Remember to call or check the sites website for hours as some state run historic sites have shortened their hours of operation due to the economy and budget restraints.

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