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Washington, Georgia, USA

Attractions in Washington, Georgia

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Callaway Plantation 706-678-7060
    Lexington Road, Washington, GA 30673
    5 Miles West of Washington on Highway 78
    A Greek Revival-style mansion, which has never been modernized with indoor plumbing or electricity; "is decorated to reflect the grandeur of the time period when the... more info  map

  • Robert Toombs House State Historic Site 706-678-2226
    216 East Robert Toombs Avene, Washington, GA 30673
    The home of Robert Toombs, a successful planter and lawyer who became a state legislator, U.S. Congressman, and Senator. After Georgia seceded from the Union, Toombs... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Kettle Creek Battleground 706-678-2013
    The End of War Hill Road, Washington, GA 30673
    Located 7 Miles South of Washington
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this is the site of "one of the most important battles of the American Revolutionary War." "On February 14, 1779, a... more info  map

  • Resthaven Cemetery
    Located off Highway 44, two miles east of Washington; Resthaven Cemetery is "one of the largest and oldest cemeteries in this part of Georgia." It is the final resting... more info

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Mary Willis Library 706-678-7736
    204 East Liberty Street, Washington, GA 30673
    Founded in 1888, the first free library in the state of Georgia features one of three chests brought to Washington by the Confederate Treasury in May 1865, containing... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Connely Gallery 706-678-5638
    104 North Jefferson Street, Washington, GA 30673
    Located in the historic district of Washington, Georgia, this art gallery presents the works of Laura, Bob, and Carole Connely. Local artists are also showcased. more info  map

  • Washington Historical Museum 706-678-2105
    308 East Robert Toombs Avenue, Washington, GA 30673
    With the mission to collect, preserve and interpret the history of Wilkes County and the Peidmont Region of GA, the Washington Historical Museum is housed in a restored,... more info  map


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