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African American Panoramic Experience Museum

African American Panoramic Experience Museum
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, 30303
Founded in 1978 by Dan Moore, the African American Panoramic Experience Museum (APEX) seeks to educate people about the depth and breadth of the African American experience and celebrates its unsung heroes.

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.

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.

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.

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 kmē) of land, donated by William Hodgson. In 1851, the park was expanded and named for Georgia Governor John Forsyth.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Georgia

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Postal Code: GA
Capital City: Atlanta
Became a State: January 2, 1788
Population: 10,214,860*
Area: 59,425.15 miles2 (153,911.29 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Top 10 Most Popular Georgia Landmarks

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

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