Forsyth Expedition | June 8, 2019
Dalton Expedition | August 10, 2019
Throughout the year, The Georgia Trust hosts tours of historic homes and sites, often in Georgia towns located off the beaten path.
June 8, 2019 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Georgia Trust invites you to explore the historic homes and sites of Forsyth during a day-long, self-guided tour. Tour the Forsyth Commercial Historic District that includes Courthouse Square and a variety of homes from the mid-19th and early-20th centuries when Forsyth experienced its commercial boom brought to the area by the arrival of the railroad, cotton agriculture and the opening of Tift College, one of the first female colleges in the world.
NEW FOR 2019! Save $10 when you purchase tickets for the Forsyth and Dalton Expeditions together. The day-long Expedition in Dalton will be held on August 10, 2019. *Excludes Tour-only tickets
Image by OldGeorgiaHomes.com
August 10, 2019 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Join us as we travel north to the carpet capital of world. Experience the rich history of Dalton, located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Explore the Murray Hill-Thornton Avenue Historic District, featuring stunning Queen Anne, Tudor and Colonial Revival homes. Discover the McCarty Subdivision Historic District, one of the earliest planned residential subdivisions in Dalton. Designed during the early to mid-20th century, the neighborhood is located in a picturesque park-like landscape. Today Dalton is a growing, vibrant reminder of Georgia’s past and its future. There is so much to do in Dalton, it will floor you!
NEW FOR 2019! Save $10 when you purchase tickets for the Forsyth and Dalton Expeditions together. The day-long Expedition in Forsyth will be held on June 8, 2019. *Excludes Tour-only tickets
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.