Historic High Country / Canton

Cherokee County History Museum and Visitors Center

100 N. St., Ste. 140
Canton, GA 30114

770-345-3288
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Learn about Cherokee County's past from before the time of the Cherokee Indians through the 21st century. The museum and visitors center is located in the historic marble courthouse, where the renovated jail and courtroom are also open. The courthouse and museum are located in downtown Canton's Historic District, which has numerous shops, parks and restaurants.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

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

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Fee Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Gift Shop, Maps & Brochures Available, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible (Limited) , Open Year 'Round

    Near Interstate Highway

    575

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Sunny Side Up: The Poultry Industry in Cherokee County

    Sunny Side Up: The Poultry Industry in Cherokee County

    06/13/2017 - 09/30/2017

    The Cherokee County Historical Society is pleased to announce the exhibit, Sunny Side Up: The Poultry Industry in Cherokee County, in the Cherokee County History Museum. The exhibit focuses on the history of an industry that continues to shape Cherokee County today from its humble beginnings as a backyard industry to its heyday when Cherokee County was the "Broiler Producing Capital of the World." This event is sponsored by Karen Smithwick, Chantal & Tommy Bagwell Foundation, Family of... read more