Historical Attractions in Dawson

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Lumpkin
A living history museum which depicts an 1850 west Georgia village. Experience 19th community, meet costumed townsfolk and more.
Columbus
CCSSC has four major components, first is the interactive lobby displays with seven flight simulators, next is the Omnisphere Theater Planetarium, the third is the Mead Observatory and finally there is the Challenger Learning Center, where you can fl...
Landmark Park
(64 Miles)
Dothan
An 1890s Wiregrass Farmstead, Boardwalk, Nature Trail, Planetarium, Interpretive Center, Playground and more await you at Landmark Park.
Thomasville
The Lapham-Patterson House is a monument to the imagination, creative engineering and craftsmanship of the Victorian Era.
Warm Springs
The Little White House, in the Warm Springs Historic District in Warm Springs, Georgia, was Franklin Delano Roosevelt's personal retreat. He first came to Warm Springs for treatment of his paralytic illness, and liked the area so much that, as Govern...
Tuskegee
In the 1940's Tuskegee, Alabama became home to a "military experiment" to train America's first African-American military pilots. In time the "experiment" became known as the Tuskegee Experience and the participants as the Tuskegee Airmen.
The MOOseum
(116 Miles)
Montgomery
Each year, about 10,000 school children and adults tour The MOOseum. The MOOseum opened in 1995 and offers a fun and interactive way for people of all ages to learn about Alabama's $3 billion beef cattle industry.
Old Alabama Town
(117 Miles)
Montgomery
Old Alabama Town is a collection of authentically restored 19th and 20th century structures. A place where people of all ages have fun learning about Central Alabama's history, architecture and lifestyles of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Montgomery
The Rosa Parks Library and Museum serves as an historical milestone to those who strive to understand the event that began the famous bus boycott. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Montgomery for kids.
Atlanta
The Atlanta Preservation Center is the agency for coordination, knowledge, research and advocacy for preservation in the city.
Atlanta
Fernbank Science Center offers hands-on science activities for kids.The exhibit hall presents numerous displays which deal with a whole array of scientific concepts. The theme for the entire exhibit area reflects the slogan of the Science Center: "Wh...
Atlanta
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and operated by the Atlanta History Center, the Margaret Mitchell House is a turn-of-the century, three-story, Tudor Revival building where Margaret Mitchell lived and wrote her Pulitzer-Prize winnin...
Johns Creek
We provide the public with an educational resource to gain knowledge, enjoyment, appreciation, and a sense of stewardship of the natural and historical environment.
Montevallo
Step back in time to the birth of our country by joining costumed historical interpreters in a village of living history. You will be able to witness significant events that led to the birth of the nation and explore recreations of historical sites, ...
Gainesville
The Chicopee Woods Story follows the meanderings of Walnut Creek through previous times in the Chicopee Woods. Learn about past inhabitants of the area through dioramas, actual fossils and artifacts, and hands-on activities. Beginning with a display ...
Birmingham
Sloss Furnaces produced iron for nearly 90 years, which gave rise to the city of Birmingham. Now recognized as a National Historic Landmark, Sloss Furnaces with its web of pipes and tall smokestacks offers us a glimpse into the great industrial past ...
Birmingham
A nonprofit, hands-on museum and IMAX Dome Theater. Four floors of interactive exhibits celebrate science and wonder from an amazing collection of dinosaurs to innovative environmental showcases, imaginative early childhood playgrounds, and an awe-i...
Birmingham
The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute documents the struggle of African-American citizens in Birmingham (BCRI) to become full participants in the city's government and business community.
Birmingham
The ASHOF has over 5,000 sports artifacts elegantly displayed in the 33,000 square foot building. Out of ESPN's list of the top 100 athletes of the century, five out of the top fifteen greatest ever are in the ASHOF: Jesse Owens, Hank Aaron, Joe Loui...
St Simons Island
Traditional and historically significant working lighthouse with charming surrounds and historical museum plus hands on elements and often events and activities sometimes with costumed characters.
Augusta
Through the use of theatrical techniques, museum theater brings to life the stories of people and create characters that present history in an innovative and engaging manner.
Augusta
The only science center dedicated to exciting students across the nation about math, science, and technology. Here, math and science are not lifeless, boring subjects to be approached with skepticism. Instead, they are fascinating areas of knowledge ...
Savannah
We are a Micro-Museum dedicated to the Great Savannah Races: The First American Grand Prix, The Vanderbilt Cup, Tiedeman Trophy and Savannah Challenge of 1908-1911. Come visit us, explore the link between automobile technology and racing and browse ...
Savannah
The King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation manages the Beach Institute African American Culture Center, the King-Tisdell Cottage and the Negro Heritage Trail Tour: An African American Journey.
Jasper
Llamas, Camps, and Friends invite you to visit a working llama ranch in Goodsprings, Alabama. You can expirence first-hand, the calm and magic of the almost mystical llama. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do wi...
Moundville
Meet history and nature at this museum site where one can experience the Lost Realm of the Black Warrior and the spirit of the outdoors with the site's nature trail and Black Warrior River.
Mobile
Learning about history has never been so fun with the USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park. A beautiful reminder of our heroes.
Huntsville
Civil War soldiers, a talking tree and whimmy diddles, see them all at the EarlyWorks Museums - Alabama Constitution Village, the Historic Huntsville Depot and EarlyWorks Childrens History Museum.
Fort Gaines
(239 Miles)
Dauphin Island
A significantly historical and architectural experience bound to captivate kids' imaginations and educate the curious. ALso bird sanctuary, campground and beach.
Huntsville
From incredible artifacts of our nation's space program, to hands-on interactive exhibits and space travel simulators, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center experience is unlike any other. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things...
Huntsville
A hands-on science center with more than 100 permanent, interactive exhibits in 7 different subject areas.
Clinton
Musgrove Mill’s is a Revolutionary War historic site which interprets and protects the location of the Battle of Musgrove Mill. The story is detailed through interpretive signage in the visitor center and along two and a half miles of nature trails...
Dismals Canyon
(259 Miles)
Phil Campbell
Spend a day getting back to nature hiking the canyon floor past thundering waterfalls, wildlife spotting and swimming. Guided night tours allow visitors to view the glow-in-the-dark creatures known locally as Dismalites.
Charleston
The old exchange has been restored to its original condition, the structure looks the same as it did when George Washington would have danced in its Grand Hall. The dungeon lies beneath the exchange house and is where period criminals and suspected t...
Charleston
Decades of growing strife between North and South erupted in civil war on April 12, 1861, when Confederate artillery opened fire on this Federal fort in Charleston Harbor. Fort Sumter surrendered 34 hours later. Union forces would try for nearly four...
West Tuscumbia
Learn about Helen Keller and experience her environment in authentic fashion with plentiful artefacts and memorabilia.
Camden
Enjoy dinner and breakfast served from the chow line, tour the ship, ride the 4D flight simulator and sleep in the bunks the crew of the USS New Jersey once did.
Camden
Camden was occupied for 11 months by Lord Charles Cornwallis and 2500 British soldiers - guided and self-guided tours are available to learn all about the Colonial and Revolutionary history of the area.
Murfreesboro
Welcome! Located in downtown Murfreesboro, TN, the Discovery Center is a hands-on museum for children & adults of all ages!
Clinton
A living history museum of pioneer, frontier, and early artifacts of mountain life in the Southern Appalachians.
Emerald Village
(312 Miles)
Little Switzerland
Explore the historic Bon Ami Mine with authentic mining equipment, mine for gemstones in our fresh water flume, watch artisans cut and mount jewelry, and then picnic in our indoor or outdoor picnic areas.
Discovery Place
(316 Miles)
Charlotte
A great hands-on experience for any child looking for adventure. The Science Centre and Observer IMAX Dome Theatre offer something fun and educational for everyone in the family!
Greeneville
The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site honors the life of the 17th President. Andrew Johnson\'s presidency, 1865-1869, illustrates the United States Constitution at work following President Lincoln\'s assassination and during attempts to reunify a...
Georgetown
Come and see Historic Georgetown - A favorite way to see Georgetown is by boat. A selection of tours will take you in and around Winyah Bay and the surrounding rivers. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with ki...
Shiloh
Join Shiloh National Military Park's Junior Ranger Program. Please visit the Shiloh Battlefield Visitor Center to pick-up a booklet, which will help you learn more about the Civil War at Shiloh and the National Park Service. You will be certified as ...
Wilson Castle
(328 Miles)
Brandon
This architectural masterpiece was built in the middle of the 19th Century in the heart of the Green Mountains. The Castle stands as a monument to the heritage of the past. The Castle has been the home of five generations of the Wilson family. It's ...
Nashville
It is a pillar of imagination. It is a journey through science. It is smart, creative, athletic, musically gifted, and has an enormous heart. And It possibly has the best view in Nashville. It is the Adventure Tower at Adventure Science Center. An...
Nashville
Belle Meade Plantation is a 30 acre historic site 6 miles west of Nashville. The centerpiece of the property is the Belle Meade mansion built in 1853. This Greek revival house was home to five generations of the Harding-Jackson family, original own...
Adamsville
Just imagine! Clams, snails, crabs, sharks, and giant mosasaurs living in Tennessee! That would be the scene approximately 70 million years ago in what is now West Tennessee as the ancient Gulf of Mexico covered the land. How do we know? A visit to C...
Osprey
An interactive waterfront museum where you can connect to the past with 30-acres of nature trails, a large butterfly garden, pioneer buildings, a footbridge over the bay for viewing marine life, seasonal boat rides, and an exhibition built inside of ...

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