History

History

Step back in time as you walk in the footsteps of Civil War soldiers and Cherokee Indians. Gordon County is rich in history – experience it firsthand.


attractions


Resaca Battlefield Historic Site

Walk the six-miles of trail systems where much of the heaviest fighting occurred at the first major battle of the “Atlanta Campaign”. The park includes massive earthen Confederate and Federal infantry and artillery fortifications, interpretive signage, and a covered picnic pavilion. Open Friday – Sunday, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Pet friendly, leash required....

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Eternal Moments

There is nothing sweeter than those little fingers & toes you love to hold & kiss! Eternal Moments helps capture those moments by placing your child's prints on pottery and designing a custom piece that you will treasure forever....

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Calhoun Parks & Recreation

The City of Calhoun recreation facilities feature 15 Tennis courts, 9 softball & baseball fields, 4 full-size soccer fields, a football field, gymnasium with basketball courts, swimming pool, the largest playground in Northwest Georgia, picnic area, pavilions, paved trail for walking, running & cycling, and 125 acres of green space....

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Calhoun A-OK Campground

Unwind, relax, build a fire and have some s'mores! In addition to RV hook-ups and deluxe cabins, the campground offers a gem mining sluice, petting zoo, pet play park, catch & release fishing pond, mini golf, bike rentals, swimming pool, and game room. The western-style banquet room is a perfect place to celebrate birthdays, reunions, retirements, weddings and holidays. The banquet room includes a full kitchen, 9-foot electric movie screen for movies, karaoke, slide shows and Wii games, satellite TV and an outdoor patio....

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Fort Wayne Civil War Historic Site

Fort Wayne features two well-preserved fortified areas used by both Confederate and Union forces during and after the Civil War. Visitors can walk the one mile trail to view the original parade grounds and entrenchments which are the last known constructed by the Georgia Militia. Confederates placed a light artillery battery on a hill overlooking the Oostanaula River that was used extensively during the Battle of Resaca. After the battle, Union forces occupied these fortifications to guard the Western & Atlantic Railroad bridge until after the war. Open daily dawn-dusk. Free admission. Pet friendly, leash required....

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