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


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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Gordon County Parks & Recreation

Gordon County’s Sonoraville Recreation Complex is a 79 acre park featuring 6 lighted tennis courts, 4 lighted baseball fields, 2 soccer fields, a lighted football field, a skate-park, 2 playgrounds, picnic pavilions and a community center with a 2 basketball court gymnasium, fitness center, 3 community rooms, concessions stand and locker rooms. The Harold “Ooky” Faith Memorial Park is a 10 acre park located on Belwood Road that consists of a 1.5 mile lighted asphalt walking loop trail around a pond, two gazebos and fenced playground....

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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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Stress Knot Massage Studio

Unwind with a Swedish or deep tissue massage or treat yourself to a quick chair massage. Each massage is given in a calm and soothing environment which encourages relaxation for the mind, body, and soul. ...

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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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