History & Heritage

A.W. Roberts House
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An example of the changing architecture in the South from the mid 19th to early 20th centuries, the original portion of this private home dates back to 1855. On the National Register of Historic Properties.

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150 A.W. Roberts Drive
Ball Ground, GA 30107
Battle of Taliwa
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Marker noting the site of this major mid-1700’s Cherokee-Creek Indian battle is located downtown.

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On GA 372 at the railroad tracks
Ball Ground, GA 30107
Canton Public Square
Description

Marker noting the creation of Cherokee County in 1832 from Cherokee Indian lands with our community being named in their honor.

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100 North Street
Canton, GA 30114
Cherokee County Historic Marble Courthouse and Jail
Description

Built in 1927 and renovated in 1997, the Cherokee County Historic Courthouse and Jail is housed in a beautiful five-story Classical Revival building made of native marble that features a restored chambers and jail quarters.

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770.345.3288
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221 E. Marietta Street
Canton, GA 30114
Cherokee County History Museum
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Temporarily Closed for Renovations: The new Cherokee County History Center will be an exceptional cultural asset, a dynamic education resource, and an economic development driver for historic downtown Canton and Cherokee County. History in the Making is History Cherokee’s plan to build a multi-functional facility to meet the challenge of protecting, preserving, and sharing Cherokee County’s unique and compelling history.

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770.345.3288
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221 E. Marietta Street
Canton, GA 30114
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