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Georgia
Andersonville
Andersonville National Historic Site
Route 1, Box 800
Andersonville GA  31711
Phone 
912 924-0343
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/ande/
Alt Web  http://www.inusa.com/tour/ga/albany/anhs.htm
Description  visitor center explains Andersonville prison, national cemetery, Civil War prisons north and south
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Building Type  Prison
Nature of Group or Site  Outdoor
Era  Civil War

Georgia
Athens
Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall
1 Selig Circle
Athens GA  30602
Phone
 706 542-9094
Web Site  http://georgiadogs.fansonly.com/facilities/butts_mehre_virtual/index.htm
Description  U GA athletic center houses displays of GA football history, national championship trophy
Type of Resource  Historic Place

 

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Georgia
Atlanta
Georgia Capitol Museum
431 State Capitol
Atlanta GA  30334
Phone 
404 651-6996
Web Site  http://www.sos.state.ga.us/museum/default.htm
Description  museum in Capitol building focuses on history of the building and events that took place there
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Building
Building Type  Capitol

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Atlanta
  Historic Oakland Cemetery
 
248 Oakland Avenue SE
  Atlanta GA  30312    
 
Phone  404 688-2107
  Web Site  http://oaklandcemetery.org
 
Description  tours of cemetery dating from 1850
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
  Building Type  Funerary
  New or Updated:  07/22/2003

 
  Georgia
Blakely
Kolomoki Mounds State Park Museum
205 Indian Mounds Road
Blakely GA 39823
Phone 229 724-2150
Web Site http://gastateparks.org/info/kolomoki/
Description seven earthen mounds, museum partially inside an excavated mound, outdoor activities also available
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Park
Building Type Mounds
Nature of Group or Site Outdoor Recreation
Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology
Group Identity Native American
Era 250 - 950 AD
New or Updated: 04/15/2003

Georgia
Calhoun
New Echota Historic Site
Address
Calhoun GA
Phone

Web Site  www.dalton.net/echota.html
Description
Type of Resource 
Historic Place

Georgia
Cartersville
Etowah Indian Mounds Historical Site
Address

Cartersville GA
Phone

Web Site http://notatlanta.org/etowahmounds.html
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Description
Building Type 
Mounds

Georgia
Chatsworth
Fort Mountain State Park
181 Fort Mountain Park Road
Chatsworth GA 30705
Phone 
706 695-2621
Web Site  www.gastateparks.org
Description
Type of Resource 
Historic Place

Georgia
Cleveland
White County Courthouse
Address
Cleveland GA
Phone
Web Site 
http://georgiamagazine.com/chamber/white/white_ch.htm
Description
Type of Resource 
Historic Place

Georgia
Decatur
DeKalb Historic Complex
Adair Park
West Trinity Place
Decatur GA
Phone 404 373-1088
Web Site http://www.dekalbhistory.org/historic_complex.htm
E-mail mailto:dhs@dekalbhistory.org
Description 2 log cabins and house from earliest Decatur in a wooded park setting
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building Collection
Era 1825-1840
New or Updated: 04/21/2003

Georgia
Flovilla
Indian Springs State Park Museum
678 Lake Clark Road
Flovila GA  30216
Phone  770 504-2277
Web Site  http://www.gastateparks.org/
Description 500 acre park holds springs used by the Creeks for centuries as a health resource, area became a resort in the 1800's
Type of Resource Historic Place
Group Identity Native American

Georgia
Helen
Sautee Nacoochee Mound
GA Highway 75 & 17
Helen GA
Phone
Web Site http://www.discoverourtown.com/TownPage.php?Town=3502
Description mound with small gazebo reputed resting places of two lovers from warring Cherokee and Chickasaw
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Mound
Group Identity Native American
New or Updated: 03/27/2003

Georgia
Juliette
Jarrell Plantation Georgia State Historic Site
711 Jarrell Plantation Road
Juliette GA 31046
Phone 478 986-5172
Web Site http://www.gastateparks.org/dnr/parks/ppage2.cgi?linkval=jarrell
E-mail mailto:jarrell@mylink.net
Description one-time cotton plantation with house, sawmill, cotton gin, gristmill, shingle mill, planer, sugar cane press, evaporator & other buildings
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Plantation

Georgia
Lumpkin
Bedingfield Inn
PO Box 818
Lumpkin GA 31815
Phone 229 838-6419
Web Site http://www.bedingfieldinn.org/home.htm
Description restored stagecoach inn, furnished with period items
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Hotel/Inn
Era 1836

Georgia
Midway
Fort Morris Historic Site
Route 1 Box 236
Midway GA 31320
Phone 912 884-5999
Web Site http://www.gastateparks.org/
Alt Web http://www.cr.nps.gov/goldcres/sites/morris.htm
Description originally a Guale village, fort was constructed to protect Georgia in the Revolution, fell to the British in 1779, used again during War of 1812. Remnants of earthworks and visitor center with film
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Military
Building Type Fort
Era Revolutionary War

Georgia
Milledgeville
Georgia's Antebellum Capitol Museum
201 E Greene St
Milledgeville GA 31061
Phone 478 445-2035
Web Site BROKEN http://www.gacmuseum.net/
Description seat of government until 1868, located on Georgia Military College campus
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Capitol
Nature of Group or Site Government
Era 1807
New or Updated: 05/22/2003

  GA
 
Moultrie
  Colquitt County Arts Center
 
401 Seventh Avenue SW
  Moultrie GA  31768  
 
Phone  912 985-1922
  Web Site
 
Alt Web  http://www.moultriega.com/community/lifestyle.htm
 
Description  former high school now hosts visual and performing arts programs
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
  Primary Focus  Arts
  Building Type  Schoolhouse
  Kind of Activity  Performance
  New or Updated:  07/29/2003

Georgia
Richmond Hill
Fort McAllister State Park
3894 Fort McAllister Road
PO Box 394-A
Richmond Hill GA  31324
Phone 912 727-2339
Web Site http://www.gastateparks.org/
Alt Web http://www.stp.gasou.edu/funstuff/content/hftmcal.htm
Description earthenwork fortification attacked seven times from the sea before falling to William Sherman at the end of his March to the Sea in 1864, 1700 acres with museum, camping, boat ramps & dock
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Fort
Era Civil War

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Saint Simons Island
Fort Frederica National Monument
Route 9, Box 286C
Saint Simons Island GA 31522
Phone 912 638-3639
Web Site www.nps.gov/fofr
E-mail FOFR_Superintendent@nps.gov
Description southernmost British outpost, abandoned, now holds visitor center with film, walking tours, archaeological exhibits in Visitor Center
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Fort
Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology
Era 1736-1758

Georgia
St Simons Island
Coastal Georgia Historical Society
101 12th St
PO Box 21136
Saint Simons Island GA  31522
Phone
912 638-4666
Web Site
www.saintsimonslighthouse.org/
Alt Web www.novagate.com/~schoonzerman/stsim.htm
E-mail ssilight@darientel.net
Primary Focus Maritime
Description St Simons Island Lighthouse
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Lighthouse
 
  Georgia
Savannah
Wormsloe State Historic Site
7601 Skidaway Road
Savannah GA 31406
Phone 912 353-3023
Web Site http://www.wormsloe.org/
Toll Free 800 864-7275
Alt Web http://gastateparks.org/info/wormsloe/
Description ruins of early estate, interpretive center, artifacts, demonstrations of
Type of Resource Historic Place
Kind of Activity Living History
New or Updated: 05/08/2003

Georgia
Toccoa
Traveler's Rest State Historic Site
8162 Riverdale Road
Toccoa GA  30577
Phone
706 886-2256
Web Site
http://www.co.habersham.ga.us/html/recreation/travelersrest.html
Alt Web http://ngeorgia.com/parks/travelers.html
Description building was stagecoach inn, post office, trading post and tavern
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Tavern
Era 1830

  GA
 
Varnell
 
Prater's Mill
 
GA Hwy 2
 
Drawer H
 
Varnell  GA   30756    
 
Phone   706 694-6455
 
Web Site  http://www.pratersmill.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@pratersmill.org
 
Description  still operating water powered grist mill
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type   Mill
 
Era  1855
 
New or Updated:   5/20/2004

Georgia
Watkinsville
Eagle Tavern Museum and Welcome Center
26 North Main Street
PO Box 959
Watkinsville GA 30677
Phone
706 769-5197
Web Site
http://www.oconeecounty.net/Government/CommunityDevelopment/index.htm-Eagle Tavern!
E-mail
mailto:arikli@oconee.ga.us
Alt Web
http://www.oconeecounty.net/Visit_oconee/tours.html
Description
long time tavern and stagecoach shop now museum and starting point for local tours
Type of Resource
Historic Place
Primary Focus Visitor Center
Building Type Tavern
Collection A-F Furniture
New or Updated: 05/14/2003

Georgia
Winder
Fort Yargo State Park
PO Box 764
Winder GA  30680
Phone 770 867-3489
Web Site http://www.wildernet.com/pages/area.cfm?areaname=Fort%20Yargo%20State%20Park
Description 1800 acre park features log fort built to protect settlers from Creeks and Cherokees; holds camping, picnicking, lake, interpretive center
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Military
Building Type Fort
Era 1792

Georgia
Winterville
Carter-Coile Country Doctors Museum
Marigold Lane
Winterville GA  30683
Phone 706 742-8600
Web Site http://cityofwinterville.com/html/doctors_museum.html
Description one time doctors office now a medical museum with instruments, books, medical memorabilia - by appt only
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Office
Industry /Profession Medical

 
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