History

History

Step back in time as you walk in the footsteps of Civil War soldiers and Cherokee Indians. Gordon County is rich in history – experience it firsthand.


attractions


Calhoun A-OK Campground

Unwind, relax, build a fire and have some s'mores! In addition to RV hook-ups and deluxe cabins, the campground offers a gem mining sluice, petting zoo, pet play park, catch & release fishing pond, mini golf, bike rentals, swimming pool, and game room. The western-style banquet room is a perfect place to celebrate birthdays, reunions, retirements, weddings and holidays. The banquet room includes a full kitchen, 9-foot electric movie screen for movies, karaoke, slide shows and Wii games, satellite TV and an outdoor patio....

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Copper Creek Farm

Copper Creek Farm hosts three major events each year – a Sunflower Festival during the summer and corn mazes and pumpkin patch during the fall. Copper Creek is also available for field trips, weddings and birthday parties....

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Terry Knight Instructional Art Studio

'The Wondrous Colors of Life's Majesty are Only Seen by Those Who Watch.'- Terry Knight. Terry Knight Studio is open every Tuesday. Kids Class is 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm and Adult Class is 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Cost is $20 per class. All supplies are included except oil paints. Available art supplies are acrylic paint, watercolors, prismacolor pencils, charcoal, graphite, 246 lb. weight Strathmore 400 series painting paper, and 80 lb. white drawing paper....

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Chattahoochee National Forest - The Pocket

Land of the Pinhoti Trail, Keown Falls & The Pocket. The Pocket recreation area is named for lying in a low area surrounded by the steep ridges of Horn and Mill Mountains. Visitors can picnic, hike, camp and fish and enjoy the vibrant spring colors of mountain laurel, as well as the brilliant fall color mix provided by mixed hardwoods. Pet friendly, leash required....

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Sunrise Planetarium & Museum

Presenting various science programs viewed through the lens of the Biblical doctrine. Programs, designed for groups and available by appointment only, include train ride picnics, birthday parties, family reunions, company picnics, science planetarium programs and museum tours. Youth summer camps and fall family camps provide activities that teach discipline and develop high standards of character and conduct. All camps have sports, swimming, daily Bible lessons, cabin devotions, good food, interesting and educational classes in areas such as science, crafts, sports, and nature studies....

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