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SAM Shortline Excursion Train

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Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage cars, you’ll enjoy a mix of romantic yesteryear with the excitement of today’s South.  The SAM Shortline stops in quaint towns filled with fun attractions, restaurants and shopping. The rails traversed by SAM Shortline’s passenger trains are part of the Heart of Georgia Railroad. The name “SAM Shortline” derives from the original railroad’s name, the Savannah, Americus and Montgomery, and from the name of the line’s founder, Colonel Samuel Hugh Hawkins.


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SAM Shortline Excursion Train
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA 31015
 


Phone
229-276-0755

Americus Adventure
Saturday, Apr 26, 2014 9:30 AM to 4:45 PM
Friday, May 9, 2014 9:30 AM to 4:50 PM
Friday, Jun 13, 2014 9:30 AM to 4:50 PM
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SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you can travel from Cordele through Ga. Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear, tour Habitat for Humanity's Global Village and sample peanut-butter treats in Plains... 229-276-0755.
Archery Explorer
Saturday, May 3, 2014 10 AM to 4:50 PM
Saturday, Jun 21, 2014 10 AM to 4:50 PM
Saturday, Jul 12, 2014 10 AM to 4:50 PM
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Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you will travel from Georgia Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear to Plains, Archery and back. Explore President Jimmy Carter's boyhood farm, go shopping and sample peanut butter treats. 229-276-0755.
Watermelon Express Train Ride
Thursday, May 8, 2014 9:30 AM to 2:45 PM
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 9:30 AM to 2:45 PM
Saturday, May 24, 2014 9:30 AM to 2:45 PM
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SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Enjoy this ride from our Downtown Cordele Depot to Historic Plains, the small Georgia town made famous by President Jimmy Carter. 229-276-0755.
National Train Day / Cordele-Crisp "Touch-A-Train"
Saturday, May 10, 2014 10 AM
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Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - A day full of fun and family-friendly activities at the Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Depot. Call for more information. 229-276-0755.
Leslie Local
Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 10:30 AM to 2 PM
Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 10:30 AM to 2 PM
Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 10:30 AM to 2 PM
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SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - The Leslie Local takes you from the heart of Downtown Cordele's railroad district through Georgia Veterans State Park and over beautiful Lake Blackshear. After a short ride through the Sumter County countryside, we deboard in the small town of Leslie, home of the Georgia Rural Telephone Museum. 229-276-0755.
Peanut Express
Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 10:30 AM to 4 PM
Thursday, Jul 10, 2014 10:30 AM to 4 PM
Thursday, Oct 2, 2014 10:30 AM to 4 PM
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Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Take a tourist train ride through southern Georgia.  Visit the large collection of telephones in Leslie at the Rural Telephone Museum (Train ticket includes FREE admission to the museum). Then travel West to Plains for some delightful peanut treats. 229-276-0755.
Christmas in Plains
Saturday, Nov 29, 2014 4 PM to 9 PM
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Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Get your tickets today to enjoy Christmas in Plains. There will be a Christmas parade and music to put you in the spirit of Christmas. You'll be riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars. So sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. 229-276-0755.
Address
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA United States 31015
Crisp County
Contacts
Mrs. Kathy L Odom
229-322-2763  Consultant-Stone Bath

Lisa Barkley
478-953-6224 

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