Northeast Georgia Mountains / Gainesville

Northeast Georgia History Center

322 Academy St. NE
Gainesville, GA 30501

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The Northeast Georgia History Center at Brenau University is a not-for-profit institution dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of the region.

Permanent exhibits include:

The Land of Promise ~ An exhibit that tells personal stories of those who have lived in northeast Georgia and serves as a reminder that our land is a land of promise for everyone.

Northeast Georgia Sports Hall of Fame ~ A  pictorial tribute to those from northeast Georgia who have achieved national recognition in sports.

Cherokee Chief Whitepath's Cabin ~ Here is an opportunity to see what home life was like for Cherokee Indians.

Other exhibits include "Adventures of Mark Trail,"  "An American Freedom Garden," "Folk Pottery," " A City Laid Waste" and a "Blacksmith Shop."  Temporary exhibits, which change regularly, are also featured. 

The Northeast Georgia History Center serves as a unique and popular field trip destination and has available resources for educators to check out for classroom use.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    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

    Admission & Fees

    Regular Admission $5.00

    Senior Admission $4.00

    Student Admission $3.00

    Under Six years of Age Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Gift Shop

    Near Interstate Highway


    Payment Options

    Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Northeast Georgia History Center - Family Day

    Northeast Georgia History Center - Family Day

    12/13/2015 - 12/13/2015

    Join us for Family Day at the Northeast Georgia History Center on the second Sunday of the month from 1-4 p.m. This event is free.

    The Northeast Georgia History Center is located at 322 Academy St. NE, Gainesville.

    For information, call 770-297-5900 or visit us online at

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