The Georgia Trust Expedition: Canton, Georgia
Saturday, March 24, 2018 – 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Georgia Trust invites you to discover the historic homes and sites of Canton during this day-long Expedition.
Experience the rich history of this former mill town and explore a variety of beautifully restored homes from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, located in the town’s National Register Historic District. Explore downtown buildings along the bustling Main Street and intriguing historic sites, including Canton Grammar School, a former Georgia Trust Places in Peril site.
A Sneak Peek of Some of the Homes
Lunch & Closing Reception
Guests will enjoy lunch from their choice of participating downtown eateries with a $10 lunch voucher that is included in the ticket price.
The Expedition ends with a special closing reception with drinks and hors d’oeurves at the Rock Barn, a beloved Cherokee County landmark and one of the few remaining rock barns in Georgia.
What is an Expedition?
A Georgia Trust Expedition invites members and guests to explore a Georgia town located off the beaten path. These day-long, self guided tours are designed to reflect a town’s unique history and development by including a variety of historic sites, from vernacular homesteads to historic industrial sites to grand homes, as well as historic landscapes and natural features. Expeditions educate participants about Georgia’s small town heritage while celebrating ongoing preservation and revitalization efforts.
Tours are self-guided, and guests provide their own transportation. Maps and programs are provided at packet pick-up.
For more information, contact specialevents@GeorgiaTrust.org.