Historical Attractions

Explore many of the great historical attractions in North Georgia. Enjoy tours, adventures, stories, and much more while visiting each of these places. Bring your family and friends and enjoy a train ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, tour the civil war museum, or explore old mansions like The Historic Tate House. You'll want to bring your camera to capture photos of these incredible places that offer you a first-hand experience and education about some of the history of North Georgia. Check out our recommend points of interest below.

Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

Step back in time... Enjoy a timeless excursion along the beautiful Toccoa River from the Historic Blue Ridge Depot. Train runs March-December with special seasonal trains in fall in winter.
Location: 241 Depot St, Blue Ridge, GA? 30513
Phone: (706) 632-9833
Old Pickens County Jail Museum and Heritage Cabin

Old Pickens County Jail Museum and Heritage Cabin

In use from 1906 to 1980...Housed inmates on the top floor and served as the residence for the Sheriff on the first level.
Location: 141 North Main Street, Jasper Ga 30143
Phone: 706-253-1141
Petroglyphs at Track Rock Gap Archaeological Area

Petroglyphs at Track Rock Gap Archaeological Area

This extraordinary 52-acre site with ancient Native American Petroglyphs is open to the public and no fee is charged. Carvings resemble animal and bird tracks, crosses, circles and human footprints.
Location: Trackrock Gap Rd, Blairsville, GA 30512
Phone: 770-297-3000
The Historic Tate House

The Historic Tate House

This "Pink Palace" was buit in 1923 by Colonel Samuel Tate to showcase the rare pink marble produced there. This gorgeous 19k sq ft mansion was named one of the top "Must See" places in Georgia and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location: 61 Georgia Marble Road, Tate, Ga 30177
Phone: 770-735-3122
The Tabor House and Civil War Museum

The Tabor House and Civil War Museum

Step back in time into this 1870`s home in historic downtown Ellijay. You will experience one of the South`s largest Civil War libraries and rooms replicating a home of the late 1800s. Come and spend time in the Civil War library where you can research your Civil War heritage or just look through the 200-plus book collection. It also houses hundreds of movies and videos about the Civil War. You can then experience rooms staged from the 1800s.
Location: 138 Spring Street, Ellijay, GA 30540
Phone: 706-276-1861