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Atlanta Botanical Garden

Atlanta Botanical Garden
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, 30309
The Atlanta Botanical Garden is a 30 acres botanical garden located adjacent to Piedmont Park in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia, United States. It was incorporated in 1976.

Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum

Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia
The painting that makes up the cyclorama is the largest oil painting in the world. If it were flattened, it would measure 42 feet high by 358 feet long.

Atlanta History Center

Atlanta History Center
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, 30305
The Atlanta History Center was founded in 1926. It has one of the largest collections of civil war artifacts in the world, and the Swan House and Tullie Smith Farm are located here.

Augusta Museum of History

Augusta Museum of History
Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, 30901
The Augusta Museum of History is a history museum located in Augusta, Georgia, U.S.. The museum was founded in 1937 to preserve and share the history of Augusta and its surrounding area.

Augusta National Golf Club

Augusta National Golf Club
Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, 30904
Augusta National Golf Club,is a golf club in Augusta, Georgia, United States.

Augusta Riverwalk

Augusta Riverwalk
Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, 30901
Augusta Riverwalk is a city park along the Savannah River in downtown Augusta, in the U.S. state of Georgia.

Big Chicken

Big Chicken
Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, 30062
This famous KFC was originally Johnny Reb's Chick, Chuck and Shake Restaurant. The 56 feet (17 meter) tall chicken was constructed in 1963 and was reconstructed in 1993 after a storm damaged the original structure.

Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia, 30513
The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway is a heritage railroad that started operations in 1998. it follows the former Marietta and North Georgia Railroad line along the Toccoa River north to McCaysville, Georgia. It is a subsidiary of the Georgia Northeastern Railr

Bonaventure Cemetery

Bonaventure Cemetery
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, 31404
Bonaventure Cemetery is located on the site of a plantation originally owned by John Mullryne, whose daughter-in-law was buried on the plantation in 1802. The plantation was converted to a cemetery in 1868.

Butt Memorial Bridge

Butt Memorial Bridge
Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, 30904
The Butt Memorial Bridge is a road bridge in Augusta, Georgia that carries 15th Street over the Augusta Canal.

Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist

Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, 31401
The Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist is a Roman Catholic cathedral and minor basilica in Lafayette Square, Savannah, Georgia. It is the Mother Church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Savannah.

Centennial Olympic Park

Centennial Olympic Park
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, 30313
Centennial Olympic Park was built for the Centennial 1996 Summer Olympics. The 21 acre (85,000 m2) public park is owned and operated by the Georgia World Congress Center Authority.

Civil War Memorial

Civil War Memorial
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia
The Civil War Memorial in Savannah, Georgia is a monument honoring soldiers who died during the American Civil War. Located in Forsyth Park, it consists of a 48 foot (15 m) tall shaft topped with a bronze statue of a Confederate soldier.

Confederate Monument

Confederate Monument
Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia
The Augusta Confederate Monument, also known as the Richmond County Confederate Monument, is located in downtown Augusta, Georgia.

Congregation Mickve Israel

Congregation Mickve Israel
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia
Congregation Mickve Israel in Savannah, Georgia, is one of the oldest synagogues in the United States, as it was organized in 1735 by mostly Sephardic Jewish immigrants of Spanish-Portuguese extraction from London who arrived in the new colony in 1733.

Florence Martus Waving Girl Monument

Florence Martus Waving Girl Monument
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, 31401
Florence Martus, aka "the Waving Girl", took it upon herself to be the unofficial greeter of all ships that entered and left the Port of Savannah, Georgia, between 1887 and 1931.

Forsyth Park

Forsyth Park
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia
Forsyth Park is the largest park in Savannah. It was created in the 1840s on 10 acres (0.04 km2) of land, donated by William Hodgson. In 1851, the park was expanded and named for Georgia Governor John Forsyth.

Georgia Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium
Atlanta, Georgia, 30313
The Georgia Aquarium is the largest aquarium in the Western Hemisphere, housing thousands of animals and representing several thousand species, all of which reside in 10 million US gallons (38,000 m3) of marine and salt water.

Georgia Historical Society

Georgia Historical Society
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, 31401
The Georgia Historical Society, headquartered in Savannah, Georgia, is the oldest cultural institution in the state and one of the oldest historical organizations in the United States.

Georgia State Capitol

Georgia State Capitol
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, 30334
Completed in 1889, this building still serves as the home to Georgia's General Assembly and contains the offices for the governor, lieutenant governor, and secretary of state.

Georgia State Railroad Museum

Georgia State Railroad Museum
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, 31401
The Georgia State Railroad Museum (formerly the Roundhouse Railroad Museum) is a museum in Savannah, Georgia located at a historic Central of Georgia Railway site.

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, 30152
Kennesaw Battlefield Park preserves a Civil War battleground of the Atlanta Campaign, and also contains Kennesaw Mountain. The name "Kennesaw" is derived from the Cherokee Indian "Gah-nee-sah" meaning "cemetery" or burial ground.

Meadow Garden

Meadow Garden
Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, 30901
Meadow Garden is a historic house museum in Augusta, Georgia.

Morris Museum of Art

Morris Museum of Art
Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, 30901
The Morris Museum of Art in Augusta, Georgia was established in 1985 as a non-profit foundation by William S. Morris III.

Museum of Design Atlanta

Museum of Design Atlanta
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, 30309
The Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) is the only museum in the Southeastern United States devoted exclusively to the study and celebration of all things design.

Old Medical College

Old Medical College
Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, 30901
The Old Medical College Building is a historic academic building in Augusta, Georgia. It was built in 1835 for the Medical College of Georgia.

Sacred Heart Cultural Center

Sacred Heart Cultural Center
Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, 30901
The Sacred Heart Cultural Center, known also as Sacred Heart Catholic Church, is an events center and a former Roman Catholic Church located in Augusta, Georgia.

Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum (William Scarbrough House)

Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum (William Scarbrough House)
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, 31401
William Scarbrough House is a historic house in Savannah, Georgia. It is now home to the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, and it has largely been restored to an early 19th-century appearance.

Signers' Monument

Signers' Monument
Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, 30901
Signers Monument is a granite obelisk located in Augusta, Georgia, on Greene Street.

Telfair Museums

Telfair Museums
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, 31401
Telfair Museums, in the historic district of Savannah, Georgia, was the first public art museum in the Southern United States.

The Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson

The Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson
Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, 30901
The Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home is a historic house museum in Augusta, Georgia.

United States Penitentiary Atlanta

United States Penitentiary Atlanta
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, 30315
The United States Penitentiary, Atlanta (USP Atlanta) is a medium-security United States federal prison for male inmates in Atlanta, Georgia. It is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the United States Department of Justice.

World of Coca-Cola

World of Coca-Cola
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, 30313
The World of Coca-Cola is a museum showcasing the history of The Coca-Cola Company. It contains a host of entertainment areas and attractions. It opened to the public on May 24, 2007, relocating from and replacing the original exhibit.

Zoo Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, 30315
Zoo Atlanta is an Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) accredited zoological park in Atlanta, Georgia. The zoo is one of four zoos in the U.S. currently housing giant pandas.

Georgia

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Postal Code: GA
Capital City: Atlanta
Became a State:
Population: 10,214,860*
Area: 59,425.15 miles2 (153,911.29 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Most Popular Georgia Landmarks

  1. Big Chicken
  2. World of Coca-Cola
  3. Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum
  4. Centennial Olympic Park
  5. Florence Martus Waving Girl Monument
  6. Georgia State Capitol
  7. United States Penitentiary Atlanta
  8. Forsyth Park
  9. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
  10. Atlanta History Center

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