"War Comes to Dalton" Civil War Driving Tour


305 S. Depot St.
Dalton GA 30720


  • Driving Tour Pricing: $See Website

Hours of Operation

  • Monday : 12:00am - 12:00am
  • Tuesday : 12:00am - 12:00am
  • Wednesday : 12:00am - 12:00am
  • Thursday : 12:00am - 12:00am
  • Friday : 12:00am - 12:00am
  • Saturday : 12:00am - 12:00am
  • Sunday : 12:00am - 12:00am


Take a guided driving tour with the "War Comes To Dalton" Civil War driving tour. This area felt the war's impact almost from the beginning of the conflict, largely due to the presence of a main north-south rail line: the Western & Atlantic.

During the early years of the war, Whitfield County witnessed the Great Locomotive Chase along with more customary sights such as troop trains and supply shipments puffing along the tracks. The area later became a hospital zone for wounded soldiers, using hospitals, churches and private residences to provide medical services and eventually creating a military cemetery.

The Civil War Driving Tour of Dalton-Whitfield County program consist of a booklet, a map, and a CD to play in your car as it takes you on a tour of historic Civil War sites throughout Dalton and Whitfield County. These driving tours are available for purchase at several merchant locations in Historic Downtown Dalton, the Dalton Freight Depot Visitor Center and the Tunnel Hill Heritage Center in Tunnel Hill, Georgia. For more information or to order by mail, please call 706-270-9960.

Facility Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Self-guided Tours
  • Maps & Brochures Available
Special Tags
  • Civil War Site
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
Group Amenities
  • Group-Friendly
General Information
  • Family-Friendly
  • Open Year 'Round
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