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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Pro Health & Spa

Pro Health & Spa offers a variety of therapeutic services to strengthen the body from injuries and physical pain in every part of the body, as well as, relaxing massages to soothe your mind....

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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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Cycling

Gordon County has scenic trails for leisurely bike rides or intermediate trails to challenge yourself. Good beginner trails can be found at the Calhoun Recreation Center and Salacoa Creek Park. The Sonoraville Recreation Center offers a good beginner to intermediate trail. The Water Tank Trails are more intermediate. ...

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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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