Plantation Trace / Thomasville

Downtown Thomasville Historic District & Visitors Center

144 E. Jackson St.
Thomasville, GA 31792

229-228-7977 | 866-577-3600
  • Downtown Thomasville

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  • Downtown Thomasville has lots of fabulous antique shops!

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  • Learn about Thomasville fascinating past and how it was once known as the "Winter Resort of the South" for wealthy northerners.

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  • Victorian Christmas Festival is held the 2nd Thursday and Friday in December each year.

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  • While strolling along the bricks, check out the pieces of art that make downtown so interesting!

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  • The Jack Hadley Black History Museum has over 4,700 artifacts that tell the story of local, state and national African-American achievers!

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  • Victorian Christmas Festival is held the 2nd Thursday and Friday in December each year.

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  • The Mitchell House Condominiums in downtown where an elegant hotel of the same name stood in the late 1800's.

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  • Stop at the Billiard Academy Window for a 'World Famous Chili Dog'!

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  • The Big Oak Tree is over 330 years old! You can have your picture taken by the Big Oak Cam by just dialing a phone number from your cell phone! Then download it for free from the Internet!

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  • There are many outdoor dining options in Downtown Thomasville

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  • Downtown Thomasville Decorated for Christmas

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  • Downtown Thomasville's beautiful street signs help guide you along to that perfect shop!

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  • Birdsong Nature Center is a 565 acres that's home to nature trails, gardens and bird window (pictured here). It's located just a few minutes south of Thomasville!

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  • Visit the Lapham-Patterson House, a 6,000 square-foot house that showcases the progressive eccentricities of Lapham, his architect Tudor Rommerdal and the late Victorian era in general!

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  • Thomasville Visitors Center breezeway at night

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  • The shops are interesting and colorful throughout Thomasville's Historic Downtown Shopping District!

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  • Visit Pebble Hill Plantation, the only plantation in our area that is open to the public!

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  • Victorian Christmas Festival is held the 2nd Thursday and Friday in December each year.

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Over 100 eclectic boutiques, antique shops, and cafes are nestled among the historic buildings of Downtown Thomasville. Well known for its character, charm and hospitality, Thomasville was an early recipient of the prestigious Great American Main Street Award. Stroll the bricks to see why! 

After spending the day shopping, enjoy a delicious meal in any number of locally owned and operated restaurants and cafes. To rest your weary feet, check into an historic bed and breakfast or hotel located just a few miles from downtown. 

In the heart of downtown, the Thomasville Visitors Center awaits your arrival to welcome you to our beautiful and historic city and answer any questions. We also offer souvenirs in our gift shop.

Contact us before your arrival, and we'll mail you a Visitors Guide, complete with Historic Walking/Driving Tour, or visit Our Thomasville Getaway Packages offer an easy and inexpensive way to visit us.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 3:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site

    Free Parking

    Meeting Facilities

    Public Restrooms

    General Information


    Handicapped Accessible

    Number of Restaurants : 14

    Number of Stores : 60

    Open Year 'Round


    Group Amenities



    Information/Services Provided


    Welcome Center

    Near Interstate Highway



    Payment Options



    Service Type

    Convention & Visitor Bureau (CVB)

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages