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GAINESVILLE

                                   H A L L C O U N T Y GEORGIA - USA

CULTURE & LEISURE  Gainesville Theatre Alliance

                   CULTURE & LEISURE

                   In Hall County

                   Gainesville and Hall County offer a variety
                   Oof activities to excite every interest.
                   utdoor adventurers will love Lake                  Garden, the White Path Cabin, multiple                                                   through the beautiful Green Street
                   Sidney Lanier’s vast recreational                  exhibits, and monthly adult and children’s                                               Historical District, listed on the National
                   opportunities including boating,                   programming bring the area’s distinctive                                                 Register of Historic Places, which features
                                                                                                                                                               19th- and 20th-century Victorian and
                   fishing and swimming. Avid                         and fascinating past alive. For scholars,                                                Neoclassical residences and businesses.
                                                                                                                                                               Of course, our heritage is directly
                   historians and art aficionados can enjoy the       residents, and visitors, the Center offers                                               attributable to the citizens who came
                                                                                                                                                               before us and laid the foundations of our
                   rich heritage and thriving art scene through       incomparable insight into the region’s                                                   community. A visit to Alta Vista Cemetery
                   the many museums, theatres and galleries           history, culture, and traditions.                                                        will put you among the resting places of
                   in the area. With so many entertainment            322 Academy Street NE, Gainesville, GA 30501,                                            two Georgia governors and numerous
                   options from which to choose, every day in         770-297-5900. negahc.org                                                                 war veterans, including General James
                   Gainesville/Hall County is a new adventure.        	 While on campus, don’t miss Brenau                                                     Longstreet (Confederate General Robert
                                                                                                                                                               E. Lee’s right-hand man during the Civil
                      Heritage                                        University’s buildings on the National                                                   War). Longstreet lived in Gainesville from
                                                                      Register of Historic Places which includes                                               1875 until his death in 1904. Gainesville
                   	 Gainesville/Hall County’s vibrant past           Pearce Auditorium, a Victorian theater                                                   Convention & Visitors Bureau, 770-531-6598,
                   comes to life through exhibits, architecture,      with a stunning ceiling fresco.                                                          exploregainesville.org; 770-535-6883,
                   and much more.                                     Downtown Gainesville, Brenau University,                                                 521 Jones Road, Gainesville, GA 30501,
                   	 Visit the Northeast Georgia History              770-534-6299. brenau.edu                                                                 gainesville.org/alta-vista-cemetery
                   Center at Brenau University, a nonprofit

                   institution dedicated to the preservation          	 Gainesville itself is filled with charming

                   and display of historical artifacts from           neighborhoods and architecture that

                   Northeast Georgia. The American Freedom evokes days long past. Enjoy a stroll

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