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


Calhoun’s GEM Theatre

After being closed for over 30 years, the GEM re-opened in 2011. The GEM features the best of both the past and present, as its appearance takes you back to 1939 and its amenities provide a state-of-the-art theatre experience. The original GEM is best remembered as a movie theatre, but the renovated 461 seat GEM showcases a variety of entertainment....

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Calhoun Motocross

Georgia’s oldest Saturday night racetrack and one of the premier motocross tracks in the South. Hosts competitions and practice sessions....

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Chattahoochee National Forest - The Pocket

Land of the Pinhoti Trail, Keown Falls & The Pocket. The Pocket recreation area is named for lying in a low area surrounded by the steep ridges of Horn and Mill Mountains. Visitors can picnic, hike, camp and fish and enjoy the vibrant spring colors of mountain laurel, as well as the brilliant fall color mix provided by mixed hardwoods. Pet friendly, leash required....

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B&B Skating Palace

A traditional roller skating rink with a Disco vibe. Skaters of all ages love to see how low they can go under the limbo stick! Admission includes house, speed or inline skates....

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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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