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Southwest Georgia Tourist Attractions

The box below contains a list of tourist attractions in Southwest Georgia. To visit an attraction's website, click on the attraction's name. The website will open into a new window.

Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village
Tifton, Georgia

Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village (aka "Georgia Agrirama")is a Living History Center depicting life as it was over 100 years ago. Areas include an 1870 traditional farm community, a 1890s progressive farmstead, industrial site complexes and a rural town. Telephone: 800-733-3653

Habitat for Humanity
Global Village and Discover Center
Americus, Georgia

Americus Georgia is the founding and original headquarters location of Habitat for Humanity, the affordable housing charity founded in 1976 by Millard and Linda Fuller.

Global Village and Discover Center is a 6 acre learning center where visitors can tour Habitat houses from around the world, experience an example of poverty housing, learn to make tiles and blocks and learn different construction methods from around the world. The Habitat learning experience also include multimedia presentations photo. Appropriate seasonal dress for outdoor activities is recommended for visits to Global Village. Telephone: 800-422-4828.   Location Map Global Village is a tour stop on the Sam Shortline excursion train.

Major Habitat for Humanity supporters include President Jimmy Carter and Country music legend, Reba McEntire.

Georgia’s Working 1850’s Town
Columbus, Georgia

Westville depicts the life and culture of 1850. The town is a living history village of original buildings dating back to 1850 that have been authentically restored to function as life was during that time. Visitors to this Southwest Georgia attraction see craftsmen producing items for village neighbors, hear the blacksmith’s hammer and smell gingerbread and biscuits baking. Visitors can also participate by making syrup, candles and soap. Telephone: 706-940-0057.


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