Central and North Georgia Sights

Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center

  • 200 Foxfire La. Map It
  • Mountain City
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

In 1966, students at the Rabin Gap-Nacoochee School wrote articles for a magazine based on generations-old family stories. Their excitement in chronicling life in the Appalachians has led to more than a dozen Foxfire books, which have sold nearly 9 million copies. The nonprofit foundation behind Foxfire opened the center to students and teachers worldwide, inviting them to the Foxfire Course for Teachers. Now it's open to the public and features a collection of authentic and reconstructed log cabins, a gristmill, a blacksmith's shop, and a church that re-creates Appalachian life before the days of electricity and running water.

Sight Information

Address:

200 Foxfire La., off U.S. 441 at Black Rock Mountain Pkwy., Mountain City, Georgia, 30562, United States

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Phone:

706-746–5828

Website: www.foxfire.org

Sight Details:

  • $6
  • Mon.–Sat. 8:30–4:30

Published 07/23/2015

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