Located in historic downtown Canton, Georgia, the Cherokee County History Center is operated by History Cherokee. The museum documents the history of Cherokee County spanning from Native American inhabitants to the industries, people, and events which shaped the area to what it is today. Six unique galleries covering the Cherokee and Creekland indigenous peoples through modern times. Galleries feature a variety of artifacts and photographs, plus interactive exhibits perfect for all ages from the collections of the Cherokee County Historical Society. Downtown walking tours listed online.
Canton, GA 30114
Marker noting mines extending southwesterly across the county including the Sixes Mine, worked earlier by the Cherokee. After the 1860′s, most gold mining operations in the county slowed or ceased.
Canton, GA 30114
“Where yesterday lives and tomorrow waits.” Home to the Woodstock Visitors Center and located in the heart of downtown, Dean’s Store provides an eclectic blend of history with a museum, art gallery, literary lounge and gathering place, all within one store.
Woodstock, GA 30188
Ft. Buffington was built in the 1830′s by local militia and was one of about 25 stockades in the Cherokee Indian Nation used by Federal and State troops during the Cherokee Removal in 1838.
Canton, GA 30115
Georgia’s Official Frontier and Southeastern Indian Interpretive Center and a certified National Park Service Trail of Tears Interpretive Site. Visitors will see a film about the Southeastern Indians. Exhibits include dioramas and artifacts, plus contemporary American Indian art.
The Sellars Gallery of Historic Hand Tools features an amazing collection of over 10,000 historic hand tools. Walking trails and a great gift shop are also available.
Waleska, GA 30183