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FACILITIES AVAILABLE for August 20-22:
There are no facilities available for this upcoming weekend.
(The Group Shelter can be rented only on Saturdays. Must call the site for reservations.)
(as of August 17, 2010 - updates are posted on Tuesday)

NOTICE: Pickett's Mill is open Thursday-Saturday only.

Pickett’s Mill is one of the best preserved Civil War battlefields in the nation. Visitors can travel roads used by Federal and Confederate troops, see earthworks constructed by these men, and walk through the same ravine where hundreds died.

On May 27, 1864, the Federal Army, having been stopped in its advance on Atlanta two days earlier by the Battle of New Hope Church, attempted to outflank the Confederate position. Some 14,000 Federal troops were selected for the task, and General Howard was given command. After a five-hour march, Howard’s force reached the vicinity of Pickett’s Mill and prepared to attack. Waiting were 10,000 Confederate troops under the command of General Cleburne. The Federal assault began at 5 p.m. and continued into the night. Daybreak found the Confederates still in possession of the field. The Federals had lost 1,600 men compared to the Confederate loss of 500. The Confederate victory resulted in a one-week delay of the Federal advance on Atlanta.

Hours: Open Thursday - Saturday / 9AM-5PM
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
www.GeorgiaStateParks.org/PickettsMillBattlefield


Admission: $2.75 - $4
Group rates are available with advance notice.


FACILITIES:
  • 765 Acres
  • Picnic Tables
  • Group Shelter ($225, Saturdays only, Kitchen closed due to repairs, discount will be applied at check-in, playground nearby)
  • Visitor Center - film, artifacts and exhibits
  • Hiking - 4 miles of trails
  • Earthworks
  • Bus Parking




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  Address/Directions
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site
4432 Mt. Tabor Church Rd
Dallas , GA 30157

Located Take I-20 exit #44. Turn left onto Thornton Rd. (Hwy 278) West. Follow Hwy 278 for 10 miles. Make a right onto Hwy 92. Travel North on Hwy 92 for approximately 6 miles. Look for brown Pickett's Mill signs as you continue. Turn left onto Due West Rd. Continue 2 miles. Turn right onto Mt. Tabor Church Rd. The site is 1/2 mile on the right.

 
 
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