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


Southern Surgical Arts

Reveal a more beautiful you! Southern Surgical Arts is dedicated to the art and science of cosmetic surgery. In addition to cosmetic surgery, Southern Surgical Arts offers skin services, from facials to Botox, and sells a number of safe and effective products....

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Harris Arts Center

Home to the Roland Hayes Museum, Ratner Theater, art galleries and The Art Market Gift Shop. HAC features rotating exhibits, instruction and cultural performances. The Art Market offers a diverse variety of handcrafted gifts by local and regional artists. Pottery, jewelry, paintings, photography, baskets, blown glass, turned wood, and art dolls are some of the many items offered at affordable price points....

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Carters Lake

One of the most scenic lakes in the SE, featuring 62 miles of shoreline, the highest earth-filled dam east of the Mississippi River, a full service marina, campgrounds, boat ramps, beach, picnic area, playgrounds, nature trail and a visitors center with a small museum. A perfect location to camp, hike, bird watch, fish and picnic. Pet friendly, leash required....

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The ROCK Garden

Located behind the Calhoun Seventh-day Adventist Church, this volunteer built, folk art pleasance is a must-see! In addition to the acre of flowers and greenery, there are more than 50 diminutive buildings all crafted from tiny stones, pebbles, shells and odd pieces. The miniature castles and cathedrals provide a perfect photo opportunity for children of all ages!...

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Payne Farm & Produce

A farmers market offering locally grown and pick-your-own produce. Hosts a Strawberry Festival in May and Fall Family Fun weekends in October and November. Hayrides, petting barn, farm tours, games & activities, corn maze, bonfire and delicious food are certain to keep the entire family entertained....

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