Classic South / Augusta

Confederate Powder Works Chimney

1717 Goodrich St.
Augusta, GA 30901

  • Moonrise over the Powderworks Chimney on Augusta Canal

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  • Confederate Powderworks Chimney

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  • Confederate Powderworks Chimney

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  • 153-foot tall Confederate Powder Works Chimney

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More than 3 millions pounds of high-quality gunpowder for Confederate Army and Navy were manufactured in a 26-building complex stretching 2 miles along the Augusta Canal. Col G.W. Rains, who designed and built the Works, asked that the chimney remain standing after the war as a monument to the Confederate dead.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Monday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Saturday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Free Admission

    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities


    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages