Red Oak Covered Bridge
Built in the 1840s, the historic
covered bridge over Red Oak
Creek is the oldest in Georgia
and is still in use today.
The Civil War in Georgia
An original Confederate
cannon overlooks the
Chattahoochee River in the
historic city of Fort Gaines.
Georgia Historic Sites and Points of Interest
Historic Sites in Georgia
Historic Sites in Georgia
St. Simons Lighthouse
The historic light tower on St. Simons Island
is said to be haunted by the ghost of a
keeper who was murdered in 1880.
History in the Peach State...
One of the thirteen original colonies, Georgia
is a remarkable state with a rich and diverse
history.

Few states can rival the wide array of historic
sites that visitors find in Georgia. Historic
sites and points of interest include
battlefields, forts, Indian mounds, historical
homes, lighthouses, ruins of colonial
settlements and even the massive granite
dome of Stone Mountain near Atlanta.

To learn more about Georgia and its historic
sites, please follow the links below:
The Golden Isles
The Atlantic Ocean laps at the
shores of Jekyll Island, one of
the famed Golden Isles of
Georgia. Separated from the
mainland by the Marshes of
Glynn, the island is stunning.
Rock Eagle Effigy
Located just north of Eatonton
in Middle Georgia, the Rock
Eagle is a stunning reminder
of Georgia's prehistoric past.
Albany, Georgia
Historic Sites & Points of Interest

Alexander H. Stephens Historic Park

Allatoona Pass Battlefield

Altamaha-ha (Sea Serpent)

Amicalola Falls State Park

Andersonville National Historic Site

Athens Double-Barrelled Cannon

Augusta, Georgia
Historic Sites & Points of Interest

Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Augusta Riverwalk

Bainbridge, Georgia
Historic Sites & Points of Interest

Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Battery Hambright at Fort Pulaski

Battle of Allatoona Pass

Battle of Bloody Marsh

Battle of Brier Creek

Battle of Chickamauga

Battle of Columbus (Girard)

Battle of Dunlap Hill (Dunlap's Farm)

Battle of Fort Pulaski

Battle of Fowltown

Battle of Griswoldville

Battle of Gully Hole Creek

Battle of Kennesaw Mountain

Battle of Kettle Creek

Battle of Roanoke

Battle of Savannah (1779)

Battle of Shepherd's Plantation

Battle of the St. Mary's

Battle of Walnut Creek

Battle of West Point

Bigfoot Attack in the Okefenokee? (1829)

Birthplace of Jackie Robinson

Boyhood Home of Woodrow Wilson

Burning of Darien (1863)

Callaway Gardens

Camp Lawton Civil War Prison (Millen)

Camp Recovery

Cannonball House

Christ Church (St. Simons Island)

Civil War Prison Camp Site (Thomasville)

Coheelee Creek Covered Bridge

Colquitt, Georgia
Historic Sites & Points of Interest

Columbus, Georgia
Historic Sites & Points of Interest

Columbus Riverwalk

Confederate Powder Works (Augusta)

Crawfordville, Georgia
Historic Sites & Points of Interest

Creek War of 1813-1814

Creek War of 1836

Dahlonega, Georgia
Historic Sites & Points of Interest

Dahlonega Gold Museum

Dahlonega U.S. Branch Mint

DeSoto Falls Recreation Area

Dowdell's Knob on Pine Mountain

Eatonton, Georgia
Historic Sites & Points of Interest

Elijah Clark State Park

First Presbyterian Church of Augusta

First Seminole War of 1817-1818

Flannery O'Connor in Milledgeville

Flint RiverQuarium in Albany

Forsyth Park in Savannah

Fort Augusta Monument

Fort Early Monument & Historic Site

Fort Frederica National Monument

Fort Gaines

Fort Hawkins

Fort Hughes Monument

Fort Jackson (Old Fort Jackson)

Fort King George Historic Site

Fort McAllister State Historic Park

Fort Morris State Historic Site

Fort Pulaski National Monument

Fort St. Simons

Fort Scott

Fort Screven Historic District

Fort Tyler at West Point

Fort Tyler Cemetery

Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park

Gascoigne Bluff (St. Simons Island)

Georgia Gold Mines

Georgia Sea Turtle Center

Ghost of Allatoona Pass

Ghost of the Headless Horse (Albany)
Ghosts of Jekyll Island

Ghost of the Springer Opera House

Ghost of St. Simons Lighthouse

Golden Isles of Georgia

Grave of Gen. Alfred H. Colquitt

Grave of Pvt. Edwin F. Jemison

Griswoldville

Hamburg State Outdoor Recreation Area

Heritage Corner in Columbus

Heritage Park in Columbus

Historic Pools Museum at Warm Springs

Hold the Fort - Hymn Inspired by Battle

Horton House Historic Site

Immortal Six Hundred

Jekyll Island - Historic Sites

Jekyll Island Confederate Battery

Jekyll Island Historic District

Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield

Kolomoki Mounds

Little White House

Macon
Historic Sites & Points of Interest

Magnolia Cemetery (Augusta)

Marshes of Glynn

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site

Meadow Garden (Home of George Walton)

Midway Cemetery

Midway Congregational Church

Milledgeville, Georgia
Historic Sites & Points of Interest

The Nancy Harts

National Civil War Naval Museum

Ocmulgee National Monument

Okefenokee Swamp

Old Capitol Building in Milledgeville

Old Governor's Mansion in Milledgeville

Old Medical College of Georgia

Pine Mountain Area Historic Sites

Plains, Georgia
Historic Sites & Points of Interest

Providence Canyon State Park

Rea's Creek Aqueduct & Waterfalls

Radium Springs Gardens & Historic Site

Red Oak Creek Covered Bridge

Rock Eagle Effigy Mound

Rose Hill Cemetery in Macon

Savannah, Georgia
Historic Sites & Points of Interest

Savannah Rapids Park (Martinez)

Siege of Augusta (1781)

Signers Monument (Augusta)

Slaves & Servants of Liberty Hall

St. Mary's, Georgia
HistoricSites & Points of Interest

St. Paul's Church (Augusta)

St. Simons Island

St. Simons Lighthouse

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

Stephen C. Foster State Park

Stone Mountain

Sunbury (Ghost Town)

Sunbury Cemetery

Suwannee River Sill Recreation Area

Tallulah Gorge & Tallulah Falls

Tybee Island, Georgia
Historic Sites & Points of Interest

Tybee Island Lighthouse

Uncle Remus Museum

Unknown Hero of Allatoona Pass

Warm Springs, Georgia - Historic Sites

War of 1812 Raid on St. Simons Island

Washington, Georgia - Historic Sites

Wesley Memorial and Gardens

Wesley Monument at Fort Pulaski

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Last Updated: January 5, 2014
Rose Hill Cemetery
Overlooking downtown
Macon, Rose Hill Cemetery is
the burial place of Southern
Rock legends Duane Allman
and Berry Oakley, founding
members of the Allman
Brothers Band.
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Savannah, Georgia
One of the most beautiful
cities in the world, Savannah
is one of the South's most
popular heritage destinations.
Augusta, Georgia
Historic St. Paul's Church,
scene of a fierce battle of the
American Revolution, is
among the numerous historic
sites in Georgia's second
oldest city.
Alexander H. Stephens
Liberty Hall, the historic home
of Confederate Vice President
Alexander H. Stephens, is in
Crawfordville, Georgia.
Fort Pulaski
The brick fort at Savannah
was the scene of a Civil War
battle that forever changed
military history.
History Sites & Points of Interest