E - History Buffs

Does your library’s front desk staff know you by your first name? Maybe it’s time to get out more and explore Peach State history. Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites are amazing because they have all types of historical categories. From early indigenous tribes at Kolomoki Mounds State Park to Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Warm Spring’s home and everything in between, you can satisfy that desire to learn more at any of the sites below.

A.H. Stephens State Park

  • Civil War museum
  • Cottages and campsites
  • Equestrian trails and campsites
  • Annual Christmas light display
  • Historic home tours

Fort McAllister State Park

  • Best-preserved earthwork fortification of the Confederacy
  • Cannons, hot shot furnace, bombproof barracks and palisades
  • Civil War Museum
  • Lowcountry scenery and trails
  • Fishing

Hamburg State Park

  • 1920s gristmill and ginning house
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife
  • Shaded campground

Kolomoki Mounds State Park

  • Ancient Indian mounds and museum
  • Oldest and largest woodland Indian site in the Southeast
  • Fishing lake
  • Walking trails

Sweetwater Creek State Park

  • Civil War-era textile mill ruins
  • Popular hiking trails
  • Visitor Center
  • Birding
  • Glamping yurts

Historic Sites for History Buffs include:

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