Atlanta Metro / Lilburn

Yellow River Post Office

3519 Five Forks Trickum Road SW
Lilburn, GA 30047

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This 5-acre passive park is a significant example of what farming and commercial activity was like in the mid-19th century. The post office building once served as a post office, general store, sharecropper's house and a school. Also see a slave cabin and a barn. Learn about the site through historical interpretive signage. Stroll the paved walkway and bring a lunch to enjoy at one of the picnic tables. Restrooms and limited parking available. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Programming for groups available by appointment only. Call 770-904-3500 or email

Info & Amenities

  • Facility Amenities

    Picnic Area, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Open Year 'Round

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Civil War Event at the Yellow River Post Office

    Civil War Event at the Yellow River Post Office

    08/30/2014 - 08/30/2014

    Experience living history as you learn about the local skirmish that occurred at the Yellow River Bridge. Visit the post office and general store, and see how women and children received news of loved ones during the Civil War. Participate in drills and rifle practice, and learn how Hudson's guards protected the community during Sherman's March to the Sea.

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