Northeast Georgia Mountains / Sautee Nacoochee

African American Heritage Site at SNCA

283 GA Hwy. 255 N.
Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571

  • Lawrence Dorsey stokes fire

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  • Nacoochee slave cabin

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

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  • Bob Slack splits shingles

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  • Leslie Bone cooking demonstration

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  • Andrea Chanay demonstrates

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  • Interpreter Andrea Chanay

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  • Christmas with St. Nick

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  • Slave life interpreter

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  • Interpreter Candis White

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The African-American Heritage Site brings history to life at the Sautee Nacoochee Center. Framed by 19th century landscaping and antebellum artifacts, the Nacoochee slave cabin (circa 1850) provides a focal point for the story of a people whose labor contributed in countless ways to life in Northeast Georgia.

The Heritage Site explores the history, hardship, and legacy of slaves who lived in Northeast Georgia from 1822 to 1865. Although the central theme at the Heritage Site is the untold story of slavery in Nacoochee Valley, common bonds and threads run through the lives of black and white families. Similar tools and utensils, crafts and skills, agricultural and industrial technology, and animal husbandry techniques were common to all, regardless of class or race, during the mid-1800s.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 1:00PM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Donation accepted

    Facility Amenities

    Maps & Brochures Available, Parking on Site, Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Group Amenities


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages