• Hardman Farm

    Travel through centuries of culture at Hardman Farm State Historic Site along the iconic Unicoi Turnpike, once a Native American trail, passing through a historic farm landscape and linking Georgia’s earliest inhabitants with the enduring legacy of the Nichols and Hardman families’ and their Nineteenth Century Italianate mansion. The Sautee Read more [...]

  • Alta Vista Cemetery

    Alta Vista is a perpetual care cemetery. It has been in continuous operation for over 140 years.  The Cemetery is well laid out with all grave sites being relatively close to a paved street making them easily accessible.  Alta Vista is filled with historical and interesting graves and monuments.  The Read more [...]

  • Piedmont Hotel Museum

    In its heyday, the Piedmont Hotel was an imposing three-story building with 36 rooms in two wings joined by a connecting structure, which contained the stairwells and, on the first floor, the lobby/ballroom. General James Longstreet, commander of the famous old Confederate First Corps and Robert E. Lee’s second in Read more [...]

  • Bicentennial Park

    This marker and plaza proudly acknowledge the significant contributions of John William Morrow, Jr., and countless citizens for the betterment of this community. Born in 1918 in Hall County, John W. Morrow, Jr., graduated Booker T. Washington High in Atlanta and served with distinction in the United States Army during Read more [...]

  • Poultry Park

    This is the only park that pays homage to Gainesville’s significant place in the poultry industry. Look high in the sky to see the chicken that rests atop the 25-foot-tall marble obelisk monument. Located at Jesse Jewell Parkway and Grove Street. This is a small park providing benches and gardens Read more [...]

  • Engine 209 Park

      Located in downtown Gainesville, this is a historical park with benches and gardens centered around Train Engine 209, a coal car and a red caboose. This is also part of the Adopt-A-Park program through the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce. The Gainesville Midland Railroad served Gainesville around the turn Read more [...]

  • Northeast Georgia History Center

    The mission of the Northeast Georgia History Center at Brenau University is to preserve and share the history of northeast Georgia. Our exhibits, historic structures, educational programming, and events connect people to the past so that they may better understand the present. We continue our mission through donations big and Read more [...]