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Thomasville Plantation Trace

Thomasville is known for its well-preserved downtown, where you can enjoy an old-fashioned atmosphere on its brick-paved streets. Thomasville was once called the "winter resort of the South"; Pebble Hill Plantation, now a museum, served as a family home and later a winter retreat. Thomasville has many museums, architecturally significant residences and nature centers.
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  • Take our Historic Walking & Driving Tour to see 70 historic homes and buildings in the heart of Thomasville.

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  • Known as 'The City of Roses', Thomasville maintains hundreds of roses at the Thomasville Rose Garden and throughout the town.

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  • Stop in the Thomasville Visitors Center for anything and everything you need!

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  • Sidewalk Sales take place semi-annually in historic Downtown Thomasville.

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  • Thomas County Museum of History tells the fascinating story of Thomasville's Grand Resort Era and the building of many the grand plantations

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  • Beautiful canopy roads can still be found in and around Thomas County.

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  • The Thomas County Courthouse is among the finest historic courthouses in the region and is being lovingly restored to its 1858 glory!

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  • Jack Hadley Black History Museum tells the story of the African-American experience and achievements through a vast collection of artifacts and photos.

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  • Thomasville's award-winning downtown features antique shops, boutiques and eateries all in historic buildings.

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  • Thomasville's Big Oak is now over 330 years old and one of the earliest members of the Live Oak Society. Have your picture taken with the Big Oak with our Big Oak Cam!

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  • Pebble Hill Plantation, one of the most historic plantations in the region, is open to the public for tours, special events and lodging.

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  • The Lapham-Patterson House Museum is a National Historic Landmark and a 'must see' for visitors to Thomasville ~ tours are given Friday - Sunday.

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  • Thomasville's brick streets add to the charm of historic downtown.

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Set apart from many tourist destinations because of its award-winning downtown and preserved historical fabric, Thomasville is truly worth the trip. Stroll the brick-paved streets or visit one of the many museums, and you will find that the history of Thomasville is still very much alive.

Residents remain proud of the community's heritage and preserve the old-world feel, while continuing to progress and achieve big-city ideals. Plantations, museums and historic homes are located throughout Thomasville and offer glimpses into the grand Victorian Era, during which Thomasville was known as the "Winter Resort of the South." Whether here for a day trip or spending a relaxing weekend, we're sure you'll find that Historic Thomasville is always worth the trip.

Visitor Information Center

144 East Jackson St.
Thomasville, GA 31792

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Phone: 229-228-7977

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