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


Paradise Drag Strip

Built in 1961 from an abandoned cotton field, Paradise features a 1/8 mile drag strip and hosts races every Sunday. Bring your car to test Paradise’s new scoreboard and computer system. Regular Racing (Pro & Foot Brake), Grudge Racing, Time Only’s and Street Car’s invited....

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Calhoun Parks & Recreation

The City of Calhoun recreation facilities feature 15 Tennis courts, 9 softball & baseball fields, 4 full-size soccer fields, a football field, gymnasium with basketball courts, swimming pool, the largest playground in Northwest Georgia, picnic area, pavilions, paved trail for walking, running & cycling, and 125 acres of green space....

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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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The ROCK Garden

Located behind the Calhoun Seventh-day Adventist Church, this volunteer built, folk art pleasance is a must-see! In addition to the acre of flowers and greenery, there are more than 50 diminutive buildings all crafted from tiny stones, pebbles, shells and odd pieces. The miniature castles and cathedrals provide a perfect photo opportunity for children of all ages!...

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Payne Farm & Produce

A farmers market offering locally grown and pick-your-own produce. Hosts a Strawberry Festival in May and Fall Family Fun weekends in October and November. Hayrides, petting barn, farm tours, games & activities, corn maze, bonfire and delicious food are certain to keep the entire family entertained....

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