1507 N Tibbs Rd
Dalton, GA 30720
Phone: (706) 226-9579
Fax: (706) 277-0859
Take a tour at the Whitfield Murray Historical Center. The center is setup to preserve cultural history of Whitfield and Murray County.
The UGA Cohutta Fisheries Center is a 65-acre research and extension facility operated by the Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources Located in Northwest Georgia, the facility operates 36 ponds and 5 raceways with various demonstration and research projects including experimental koi breeding, pond production of channel catfish, and recirculating sturgeon aquaculture. An aquarium is open to the public. The facility staff host numerous school groups, and non-profit organizations including 4-H, Boy Scouts, and Girl Scouts for educational tours and activities focusing on conservation, aquatic ecology, and the importance of sustainable aquaculture.
Built and maintained by Dalton Utilities, this 200 acre water quality and wildlife habitat is home to a wide variety of wildlife and features well marked trails where visitors can observe native flora and fauna.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this historic and beautifully restored house was the home of Dalton's first mayor, postmaster, and religious leader, Ainsworth Emery Blunt. The house is filled with period pieces and pictures from the Blunt family and tours are available by appointment only.
James Brown Park is a recreational park in Dalton and is the city's oldest park. Spanning across an area of 36 acre (14.57 hectare), the complex is equipped with a recreation center, soccer fields, swimming pool, playground and basketball and soccer courts.
Indulge in a variety of outdoor activities at the Dalton Area Convention And Visitors Bureau. Be it in groups, family or educational outing, this convention area caters to everyone alike.
The Emery Center is a prominent site in the city of Dalton, reflecting its rich heritage. The center has wide range of collection giving an in-depth insight into its local, state, national and international history.
Heritage Point Park is a multipurpose recreational park Located in Dalton. The park is well-equipped with baseball complex, playgrounds, picnic areas and walking tracks.
The Grove Level Baptist Church is a nice big church with the homely, personal and comforting feel of a smaller church. Everyone from the pastors to the staff are genuinely warm, helpful and friendly making you feel cared for and loved. There are a variety of activities for the young and the old, it doesn't matter your age group or if you're single or a couple, everyone here is happy and accepted. Also there is plenty of parking space available, no more Sunday rush for the parking lot.
The Prater's Mill is a historic structure in Varnell, Georgia. Built in 1859, it includes a cotton gin, grist mill, a barn and a store. The place was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978 and today it is a venue for country fairs and is also open for weddings and other functions and events.
One of the chapters of the American Civil War - the Battle of Ringgold Gap - has been preserved at the Ringgold Gap Battlefield, which, in 2011, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A statue in the park commemorates Major General Patrick Cleburne, who was responsible for the Army of Tennessee's safe journey through Ringgold Gap.
Dubbed as the Showplace of the Cherokee Nation, the Chief Vann House Historic Site is one of the oldest buildings in the state of Georgia. This Federal style brick mansion was built in 1803 for James Vann, who was eventually driven away by federal troops, after which the house changed ownership over seventeen times. In 1951, the Georgia Historical Society began a restoration project for the house. Today, the house features a museum next to it with details about the history of the region and the significance of James Vann and his mansion. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1969.