Presidential Pathways / LaGrange

Legacy Museum on Main

136 Main St
LaGrange, GA 30240

706-884-1828


A recently-opened (Nov. 2008) permanent history exhibit on first floor of renovated 1917 grand bank building. Sections cover earliest Creek settlement, influx of pioneers, advancement in transportation, the Civil War, the textile industry explosion, World War II, the changes to downtown and "recent" history. Included in the exhibit is an 1870s bale of cotton from cotton grown in Troup County, proclaimed the "oldest bale of cotton in the U.S." as early as 1904 at the St. Louis Cotton Exposition! It was formerly on display in the Georgia State Capitol. The rotating gallery features themed temporary exhibits from the archives' collection and traveling exhibits from nationally recognized sources. The library and research rooms of the Troup County Archives is on the second story and provides visitors convenient access to the Archives' genealogical and historical collections.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Fee $0.00

    Facility Amenities

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages