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Tallulah Gorge State Park
State’s newest Interpretive Center, with 15-minute award-winning film. Spectacular views, hiking, swimming, biking, picnicking, camping. Tallulah Falls.

Tallulah Falls School
Private boarding school for grades 6-12. Highway 441. Tallulah Falls.

Tallulah Gallery
On the Highway 441 scenic loop with art and handcrafts by local artists. Operated by Tallulah Falls School.

Tallulah Point Overlook
Roadside view of Tallulah Gorge, plus souvenirs and gifts. On the Highway 441 scenic loop.

Panther Creek Park & Falls
Picnicking, trout fishing, hiking. Popular 4-1/2 mile trail to Panther Falls. North of Clarkesville on Old Highway 441.

Athens YWCO Camp
Conference Center and an all-girls camp. Thacker Road, Turnerville.

Glen-Ella Springs Inn & Meeting Place
Historic Inn and Conference Center. Swimming pool, deck, perennial and herb gardens. Award-winning restaurant. Sixteen guest rooms. Bear Gap Road, Clarkesville.

The Orchard Golf Club
Public 18-hole course. Vacation villas. Orchard Road, Clarkesville.

Apple Mountain Golf Course
Public 18-hole course. Rockford Creek Road, Clarkesville.

North Georgia Technical College
One of the state’s premier technical colleges, offering a wide variety of career programs. Attractive blend of historical and state-of-the-art buildings on over 300 acres.

Mark of the Potter
Watch potters at work, by handcrafts, and seasonal feeding of trout off the porch over the Soque River. The oldest craft shop in GA. 10 miles North of Clarkesville on Highway 197.

Burton Gallery
Art gallery and emporium. Highway 197 North, Clarkesville.

Mauldin House Welcome Center/ Better Hometown Office
Built in late 1800s and recently restored. Serves as a visitors center and history museum. House, Millinery Shop and Log Cabin on the corner of Water & Jefferson Streets. Clarkesville.

Grace Calvery Church
Built in 1842 by Jarvis Van Buren, cousin of President Van Buren. Contains the oldest working pipe organ in Georgia. Corner of Green & Wilson Streets. Clarkesville.

Old Clarkesville Cemetery
Graves of many prominent and historically interesting people buried between 1831-1945. Also soldiers from three wars. Wayne Street, Clarksville.

Joseph Habersham Summer House
Joseph Habersham was a native of Savannah and First Postmaster General of the U.S. (Private Residence). North of Clarksville on Old Highway 441.

First Presbyterian Church
Built by Jarvis Van Buren. Organized in 1832, built in 1848. Historically significant Greek Revival style church. Washington Street, Clarkesville.

The Charm House
Two-story Greek Revival home built in 1900 by W. R. Asbury. Originally named Oak Heights. (Private Residence). Washington Street, Clarkesville.

Habersham Community Theater
Located in the Historic Habersham Theatre. Features local talent in a variety of live performances throughout the year. Downtown Clarkesville.

Pitts Park
City park with playground, picnic areas, hiking/ jogging trail and peaceful sites on the bank of the Soque River.

Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center
Swim meets, aquatic exercises, therapeutic exercise pool, basketball courts, meeting rooms and other recreational activities. Highway 115/17 East, Clarkesville.

Habersham County Medical Center
Nationally & state-recognized, offering comprehensive health care including 24/7 emergency care, acute inpatient care, diagnostic services, long-term care and home health. 541 Historic Highway 441 N., Demorest, GA 30535. www.habershammedical.com.

Demorest Park
Enjoy picnicking or strolling in Demorest Park. Downtown Demorest.

Piedmont College
Established 1897. Independent, comprehensive liberal arts college offering bachelor’s degrees in 44 major areas. Also offers MBA programs as well as master’s, specialist & doctoral programs in education.

Johnny Mize Baseball Museum
Located in the Johnny Mize Athletic Center at Piedmont College. Contains memorabilia from this hall-of-famer’s baseball career.

Chenocetah Tower
The only stone fire tower in the state. Was built as a federal work project in 1937. Highway 123 East, Cornelia.

Lake Russell and Nancytown Lake
Lake Russell is a 100-acre lake with campsites, beach, water slide, showers and picnic sites. Nancytown is a 7-acre lake with semi-primitive settings ideal for scout groups and summer camps. Both lakes offer fishing with several hiking trails surrounding them. Highway 123 East, Mt. Airy.

Big Red Apple Monument
5,200-lb. apple with a 22-foot circumference. Shipped from Virginia in 1926 to commemorate the area’s apple industry. Downtown Cornelia.

Cornelia Railroad Depot Museum
Railroad museum with artifacts from Southern Railway Co. and the Tallulah Falls Railroad Co. Also on site are two restored cabooses. Downtown Cornelia.

Loudermild Boarding House and Everything Elvis Museum
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The largest and most unique Elvis Presley exhibition in the world. Listed in Guinness Book of World Records. Foreacre Street, Cornelia. Open by appointment only.

Cornelia Community House, Park and Walking Trail
A handsome stone structure built by the CCC in 1936. Listed on the National Register. Available for meetings, receptions, etc. The adjoining park features picnic areas, playground equipment and walking trails. Highway 123 East, Cornelia.

Hilliard Wilbanks Memorial
Memorial to Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Captain Hilliard A. Wilbanks. Awarded posthumously for heroism in Vietnam. Located on the grounds of the Community House.

Habersham County Historical Society
Society building contains a large collection of artifacts and historical information and an outstanding telephone museum. North Main Street, Cornelia. Open by appointment only.

Habersham Airport
Charter flights and flying lessons available. 6500-ft. runway. Managed by Habersham Aviation Inc. Airport Road, Baldwin.

Old Clarkesville Mill & Access to Clarkesville Greenways
Art, art supplies, antiques, home decor and pure shopping enjoyment, along with a Bowling-Entertainment Center. Fun for the whole family in this historic converted mill. The Clarkesville Greenways is a 1-mile recreational nature trail located behind Old Clarkesville Mill on 19 acres of Soque River bottomlands. Owned by the city of Clarkesville, this dog-friendly public park features a community garden, a river restoration project and a constructed stormwater wetland. Highway 441 North, Clarkesville.

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