New Manchester Days

Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 (10 AM to 5 PM)
Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 (10 AM to 4 PM)

This living history event will bring to life the New Manchester Community that prospered up to the end of the Civil War. Visit a Civil War-era encampment, take a historical tour to the New Manchester Mill, and learn about Civil War-era uniforms and firearms during black powder demonstrations and infantry drilling.

Experience the 153th anniversary of the capture of the five-story New Manchester textile mill. Visit a Union campaign-style encampment. There will also be a candlelight hike to the New Manchester mill on Saturday, June 25 from 8:30PM-10:00PM. $5 for the hike ages 6 years and over.

Parking fee: $5
Event Phone: 770-732-5871

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Sweetwater Creek State Park
1750 Mount Vernon Road
Lithia Springs, GA 30122

GPS Coordinates:

N 33.753783 | W -084.639000
Take I-20 west from Atlanta, exit #44 at Thornton Road, turn left and go ΒΌ mile. Turn right on Blairs Bridge Road. After 2 miles, turn left on Mount Vernon Road and proceed to the park.