Historic Sites

Explore Georgia's rich historic sites!

  • 1Cumberland Island Dungeness Ruins

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    Glimpses of the Carnegie lifestyle can be easily imagined throughout the ruins of Dungeness on Cumberland Island.
  • 2Augusta Canal

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    Built in 1845 to harness the water and power of the Savannah River, the Augusta Canal offers history, recreation and unique experiences.
  • 3Heritage Hall, Madison

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    Madison is an authentic Southern town, with picturesque antebellum homes in one of Georgia’s oldest and largest National Historic Districts.
  • 4Fort Pulaski National Monument

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    Learn about Georgia's Civil War history with a visit to Fort Pulaski, and see how soldiers lived and fought during the late 19th century.
  • 5Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm

    Learn about President Carter's childhood on a tour of the farm where he grew up in Plains.
  • 6Arabia Mountain

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    The Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area includes panoramic views, trails, creeks and historic sites.
  • 7Pebble Hill Plantation

    Stroll the grounds and tour the Main House of Pebble Hill, one of the most beautiful historic plantations of the South.
  • 8Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site

    Home to Native Americans between 1000 A.D. to 1550 A.D., this 54-acre site is the most intact Mississippian culture site in the Southeast.
  • 9Barker's Creek Mill at the Hambidge Center

    At the Hambidge Center, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, tour Barker's Creek Mill and an art gallery.
  • 10Jefferson Davis Memorial Historic Site

    Tour the 13-acre historic site where Confederate President Jefferson Davis was arrested in May 1865.