Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site

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HOURS: Pickett's Mill is open Thursday–Saturday only.
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. An authentic 1800s pioneer cabin is furnished and open for tours during certain events.

On May 27, 1864, the Federal Army, having been stopped in its advance on Atlanta two days earlier by the Battle of New Hope Church, attempted to outflank the Confederate position. Some 14,000 Federal troops were selected for the task, and General Howard was given command. After a five-hour march, Howard’s force reached the vicinity of Pickett’s Mill and prepared to attack. Waiting were 10,000 Confederate troops under the command of General Cleburne. The Federal assault began at 5 p.m. and continued into the night. Daybreak found the Confederates still in possession of the field. The Federals had lost 1,600 men compared to the Confederate loss of 500. The Confederate victory resulted in a one-week delay of the Federal advance on Atlanta.
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Skulls, Skins, and Scales
Saturday, Feb 27, 2016 12 PM - 1 PM

Wilderness Survival Skills
Saturday, Feb 27, 2016 1 PM - 2 PM

Sustainable Living with DIY Vinegar
Saturday, Feb 27, 2016 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Soldier and Civilian Life During the Civil War
Saturday, Apr 2, 2016 10 AM - 4 PM

Home School Day And Story Time
Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 11 AM - 2 PM

152nd Battle Commemoration and National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 10 AM - 4 PM

Civil War Junior Ranger Camp
Thursday, Jul 7, 2016 - Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 9 AM - 4 PM

Soldier and Civilian Life during the Civil War and Candlelight Tours
Friday, Nov 11, 2016 - Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 10 AM - 9 PM

Hidden Gem Series: Diversity of Native Plants at Pickett's Mill
Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 2 PM - 4 PM

Christmas at the Cabin
Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 10 AM - 4 PM

4432 Mt. Tabor Church Rd
Dallas, GA 30157

GPS Coordinates:
N 33.973450 | W -084.759683

Located Take I-20 exit #44. Turn onto Thornton Rd. (Hwy 278) West. Follow Hwy 278 West for 10 miles. Make a right onto Hwy 92. Travel North on Hwy 92 for approximately 6 miles. Look for brown Pickett's Mill signs as you continue. Turn left onto Due West Rd. Continue 2 miles. Turn right onto Mt. Tabor Church Rd. The site is 1/2 mile on the right.

(770) 443-7850

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