Attractions

City Park

315 N. Wall Street • Calhoun, GA 30701

(706) 602-5570

Located in Downtown Calhoun, City Park is a perfect place to relax. Grab lunch from a local restaurant and enjoy a picnic beside the fountain. City Park is the location of numerous concerts and events and can be rented for private events. With two Blink Network vehicle stations in the parking lot, City Park allows both you and your car to re-charge.

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Resaca Confederate Cemetery

The first Confederate Cemetery to be dedicated in the nation and the final resting place of 451 soldiers who died in the Battle of Resaca. During the war, Col. John F. Green and his family were forced to flee their home in Resaca. They returned to dead Confederate soldiers still lying on the battlefield area. Col. Green's daughters Mary and Pyatt were upset by the sight and decided to collect the bodies and give them proper graves. Their father gave them 2.5 acres of land to use as a cemetery. Mary Green started the cemetery in July 1866 without any money. The cemetery was dedicated at the end of October, and all debts were paid by the end of December 1866. Open daily dawn-dusk. Free admission....

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