In Blairsville-Union County, there are plenty of new things to see and do! Explore an amazing archaeological area. Hike or ride horses on tons of trails, some which lead to fabulous waterfalls. Touch, see and hear about our county's history in the halls of our historic courthouse, between the walls of the Walasi Yi Center, or on the rocks within the Chattahoochee National Forest. Whether you're driving a bucket of balls, pitching tents under the stars, or paddling on our waterways, you'll find many reasons to come back each season to Blairsville-Union County!
Visit the birthplace and land of inspiration of the renowned Appalachian poet and novelist, Byron Herbert Reece. Born in 1917, Reece produced an enduring body of poetry and fiction from the sounds and spirits of his north Georgia homeland. The Farm and Heritage Center allows you to step back in time to a simpler way of life. Tour the farm with the help of a self-guided brochure, walk around the farm in Hub Reece's footsteps, wander through the museum and browse the gift shop.
Mountain Life Museum
Explore the local history Mountain Life Museum, consisting of the Historic 1899 Courthouse, the 1906 Butt/Mock Home, the 1861 John Payne Cabin, the c. 1830 Duncan Cabin and a late 1800s Corn Crib.
Trackrock Archeological Area
Walk a mile in the moccasins of Native Americans within this two-acre area. View preserved petroglyphs of ancient native origin that were carved or pecked into soapstone boulders. You'll marvel at the variety of symbols made by hunters that represent Native American beliefs. Brasstown District Ranger Station - 706-745-6928
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