Stephens Country History Museum & Currahee Military Museum
Toccoa, GA 30577
The new renovated Train Depot in Toccoa now serves as home for Stephens County Historical Society, County History Museum and the entrance to the new Currahee Military Museum.
Currahee Military Museum is home to the WWII history of approximately 17,000 soldiers that trained at Camp Toccoa to become paratroopers.
The history of 501st, 506th, 511th and 517th Paratrooper Infantry Regiments are on display for visitors to view seven days a week. This museum houses military history for the area's local veterans, Civil War, WWI and WWII. A featured exhibit is a horse stable, built in Aldbourne, England in 1922 that served as housing for Able and Easy Companies.
The focus is on the Paratrooper Infantry Regiment that trained at Camp Toccoa in the early 1940s. More than 17,000 men trained at the camp, which included the 506th, 501st, 511th, 511th, 517th and 295th Ordinance Heavy Maintenance Company.
Info & Amenities
Hours of Operation
Sunday: 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Monday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Tuesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Thursday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Friday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Free Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Parking on Site, Self-guided Tours
Suitable for Ages
03/02/2016 - 12/07/2016
The first Wednesday morning of each month, get together with veterans over coffee to socialize. This is a chance for veterans to listen to guest speakers along with many other opportunites.
There is always a great program that is presented each month.read more
Currahee Military Reunion Weekend
09/30/2016 - 10/02/2016
The Currahee Military Reunion Weekend honors the men of Camp Toccoa, shows appreciation for the sacrifices they made, and celebrates their commitment to America. In 1942, the United States government acquired a mountain and the surrounding land in Toccoa, Ga., as a training facility for WWII Paratroopers.
Meet paratroopers, visit Currahee Military Museum, walk through the stable, run up Currahee Mountain and enjoy many activities, displays and a parade.
Event Schedule... read more