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Western & Atlantic Railroad Tunnel and Museum
Tunnel Hill Georgia Historic Site


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NameWestern & Atlantic Railroad Tunnel and Museum
Address215 Clisby Austin Road
Tunnel Hill, GA 30755
Brief DescriptionCivil War and Railroad Historic Site
TypeAttraction
CategoryHistoric Site
DescriptionBegin your visit at the Tunnel Hill Heritage Center, featuring a cell phone guided tour of Civil War, railroad, and local history displays. When finished in the Heritage Center, you'll take a step back in time as you tour the "Meadowlawn" plantation home which was once a Confederate hospital and served as General William T. Sherman's headquarters for a week as he planned the first leg of his Atlanta Campaign. Next, take a walk down memory lane in our 1900s-era replica general store. Finally, ride through the historic Western & Atlantic Railroad Tunnel, one of the oldest in the South - 1,477 feet of engineering marvel completed in 1850. Grounds nearby host the annual Battle of Tunnel Hill Civil War Reenactment each September.

All tours are guided and include a ride on one of our shuttle golf carts.
Phone 1(706) 876-1571
Email[email protected]
Handicapped AccessibleYes
Time Allowance1.5 hours
CostStandard Tour: $6.00; Deluxe Tour: $10
HoursMonday-Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm (extended hours on Friday & Saturday during Daylight Savings Time)
Websitewww.civilwarrailroadtunnel.com
Social LinksFacebook 
Request BrochureDalton Visitors Guide and Tunnel Hill Rack Card
Last Updated8/17/2016
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That "doused in lgiethr fluid..." part really got me chuckling. Other PMS passages are found in the Bible when it refers to "weeping and gnashing of teeth" and "an eye for an eye." :) Elderly male02-22-12
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