Founded in 1826, Barnesville was known as the "Buggy Capital of the South" during its heyday and even produced buggies for Presidents! Located a short fifteen minute drive west of I-75, Barnesville is home to numerous murals, antique stores, and downtown merchants sure to delight the whole family. Come visit the town that the buggy barons built!
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Barnesville, GA 30204
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Barnesville Travel Guides
Visit a Treasure of the Old South
The historic town of Barnesville, just fifty miles south of Atlanta, boasts a gem of an historic building. The old Carnegie Library, built in 1910, is a National Historic Register Property. It is now the unique art studio and home of artist and poet Cara who beautifully restored the building in 1
One Carnegie WayView on Map
770-358-3132Meet Cara, an artist/poet who has a passion for studies in history, archaeology and mythology. Her paintings, poetry and performances require considerable research.... Find Out More
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