Second Saturday “Americana Music Series” at the Chatsworth Depot
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HISTORIC SITES CARAVAN
Saturday May 9, 11AM - 4 PM ALL of the WMHS properties will be open for tours. This is Monther's Day weekend, what a nice outing for the family! One ticket lets you in to all eight properties! Advance purchases available at Huffabaloo, Pat's Antiques, or the Crown Gardens & Archives. The tickets are $20.00 per Adult, $10.00 per Youth (18-10), and FREE for children under 10. Prices day of event are $25.00 per Adult and $15.00 per Youth.Call 706 278-0217 for more information.
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The Whitfield-Murray Historical Society will hold a History Camp for children ages 8-12 June 22-26, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The campers will tour the area's noted history sites plus be engaged by fun activities hosted by each of the eight properties owned by WMHS. The cost of $125.00 per camper includes bus transportation to the sites and drinks. Campers provide their own lunch. A family discount of $100.00 per camper is also available. Sign-ups begin March 16 and conclude May 29. Spaces will be limited by bus accommodations.
Question:Where can you see the original center of Dalton that was laid out in 1847?
Answer: Inside The Dalton Depot & Trackside Tavern on Depot Street. The nails marking the center of 1847 Dalton are on the floor near the scales. The restaurant repurposed the antebellum Western & Atlantic Depot in the 1990s.