Dalton, Georgia

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Dalton, Georgia, USA

Attractions in Dalton, Georgia

Amusements

  • UGA Cohutta Fisheries Center
    5350 Red Clay Road Northwest, Dalton, GA 30720
    706-694-8830, The UGA Cohutta Fisheries Center is a 65-acre research and extension facility operated by the Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources Located in Northwest... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Blunt House
    506 South Thornton Avenue, Dalton, GA 30720
    706-278-0217, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this historic and beautifully restored house was the home of Dalton's first mayor, postmaster, and religious leader,... more info  map

  • Prater's Mill
    500 Prater's Mill Road, Dalton, GA 30756
    Located in Varnell
    706-694-6455, Built with slave labor, this historic grist mill is nestled beside Cohulla Creek and visitors can enjoy fishing in the creek or a scenic nature trail while visiting the... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Atlanta Campaign
    Located on Highway 41 North
    706-272-7676, Travel U.S. General W.T. Sherman's Atlanta Campaign route during the Civil War and experience the Civil War heritage throughout Northwest Georgia. Sherman opened the... more info  map

  • Chieftain's Trail
    Located South on I-75
    Explore the history of Native Americans and Northwest Georgia by traveling this historic 150 mile trail which dates back to 1000 B.C. more info  map

  • Confederate Cemetery & Memorial Wall
    Located Between Culyer and Emery Streets
    706-270-9960, This historic cemetery contains the grave sites for 421 Confederate and four unknown Union soldiers. A Memorial Wall erected by the Civil War Roundtable stands in honor... more info  map

  • Dug Gap Battle Park
    Located on West Dug Gap Battle Road
    706-278-0217, Built by Civil War soldiers during the Atlanta Campaign, the Confederates successfully held off Union attacks here on May 8, 1864. The park contains over 1,200 feet of... more info  map

  • Joseph E. Johnston Statue
    Located at Hamilton & Crawford Streets
    706-270-9960, This monument is the only known statue of Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston who commanded Confederate forces in Georgia for more than six months. Johnston is seen... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Hamilton House
    715 Chattanooga Avenue, Dalton, GA 30720
    Adjacent to Whitfield-Murray Historical Society
    706-278-2017, This museum is housed in a circa 1840 house, the oldest home in Dalton, and features many rooms of interest to the historian and antiques buff. Exhibits on Dalton's... more info  map

  • Whitfield-Murray Historical Society
    715 Chattanooga Avenue, Dalton, GA 30720
    706-278-0217, Located in the circa 1885 Crown Cotton Mill, this historical society and museum highlights the Cherokees, the Civil War, and the early settlers through a wide range of... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Spring Creek Preserve
    P.O. Box 1837, Dalton, GA 30720
    Located on Boyles Mill Road
    706-278-1313, Built and maintained by Dalton Utilities, this 200 acre water quality and wildlife habitat is home to a wide variety of wildlife and features well marked trails where... more info  map

  

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