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Chief Vann House Historic Site


During the 1790s, James Vann became a Cherokee Indian leader and wealthy businessman. He established the largest and most prosperous plantation in the Cherokee Nation, covering 1,000 acres of what is now Murray County.

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Cloudland Canyon State Park

122 Cloudland Canyon Park Road
Rising Fawn, 30738

Supported by a local Friends chapter and located on the western edge of Lookout Mountain, this is one of the most scenic parks in the state, offering rugged geology and exceptional hiking.

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Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site

813 Indian Mounds Rd SE
Cartersville, 30120

Supported by a local Friends chapter, Etowah Mounds is the most intact Mississippian Culture site in the Southeast.

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Fort Mountain State Park

181 Fort Mountain Park Rd
Chatsworth, 30705

Supported by a local Friends chapter, Fort Mountain offers hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders some of the most beautiful trails in Georgia, winding through hardwood forest and blueberry thickets, crossing streams and circling a pretty lake.

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James H. (Sloppy) Floyd State Park

2800 Sloppy Floyd lake Rd
Summerville, 30747

Supported by a local Friends chapter and surrounded by rural countryside and the Chattahoochee National Forest, this quiet park in northwest Georgia offers outstanding fishing on two stocked lakes.

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New Echota Historic Site

PO Box 643
Resaca, 30725

Supported by a local Friends chapter, New Echota is one of the most significant Cherokee Indian sites in the nation and was where the tragic “Trail of Tears” officially began.

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Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site

4432 Mt Tabor Church Rd
Dallas, 30132

Supported by a local Friends chapter, Pickett’s Mill is one of the best preserved Civil War battlefields in the nation. Visitors can travel roads used by Federal and Confederate troops, see earthworks constructed by these men, and walk through the same ravine where hundreds died.

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Red Top Mountain State Park