Northeast Georgia History Center

322 Academy St. N.E.
Gainesville, GA 30503- Map It
(770) 297-5900

AAA Editor Notes

Northeast Georgia History Center is at 322 Academy St. N.E. The center’s main exhibit covers 500 years of northeast Georgia history. Highlights include a simulation of the tornado that struck in 1936; exhibits about two of the region's economic mainstays, poultry and health care; and memorabilia associated with Ed Dodd, creator of the comic strip “Mark Trail.” Also on display are rotating exhibits and a collection of folk pottery created by regional artisans. The Northeast Georgia Sports Hall of Fame honors sports legends. The 1780s cabin of Cherokee Chief White Path is on the grounds. The American Freedom Garden features a circle of 24 granite pillars engraved with the names of veterans. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$6; $5 (ages 65+ and active and retired military); $4 (ages 5-18 and college students with ID).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-4. Closed Jan. 1, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.