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Forsyth Historic Heartland

The Forsyth-Monroe County Welcome Center in Forsyth is the home of the Forsyth-Monroe County Chamber of Commerce, Convention and Visitors' Bureau, Development Authority of Monroe County, Forsyth Better Hometown Program, and Forsyth Downtown Development Authority.
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  • Tift College Campus, future site of the Department of Corrections

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  • Visit downtown Forsyth and its historic courthouse

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  • Rose Theater and home of the Backlot Players

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Whether you prefer the convenience of easy I-75 access or a room with a view and a hot country breakfast, we know you'll get a safe, comfortable night's rest in one of Forsyth's more than 1,100 rooms. And while you are here, savor the flavors of some of the South's finest fare, from Southern-fried chicken to fried green tomatoes to shrimp and grits. Take a step back in time as you stroll the picturesque downtown Courthouse Square and surrounding National Register Historic District. Explore the past and possibly discover your roots in the Monroe County Museum and Genealogy room, open Wednesday through Friday in the old train depot. Complete your tour of days gone by with a visit to the Confederate Cemetery, final resting place of 299 soldiers. Make it a point to return to Forsyth the second weekend in March for the annual Forsythia Festival on the Courthouse Square, featuring some of the finest artisans and craftsmen, live entertainment and children's and youth activities. For more information, visit the website at http://www.forsythiafestival.com/. Directions to Forsyth: Sixty miles south of Atlanta and 25 miles north of Macon on I-75, exits 186 & 187.

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26 North Jackson St
Forsyth, GA 31029

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Forsyth Trip Ideas & Inspiration

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