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Stone StructuresThese stone structures range from neatly stacked cubic assemblies to scattered piles of rock (that appear to formerly have been neatly stacked). Some are stacked five to six feet tall. There are hundreds of these mounds scattered i…
History of the Park LandThe land for Little Mulberry Park was purchased by Gwinnett County in three parcels from 1998 to 2001. The park officially opened in 2004. The property includes 890 acres of diverse landscape including two man-made lakes an…
Old Oak TreeThis forest was once a pasture.This White Oak (Quercus alba) is over 100 years old and provides evidence that it occupied the edge of a formerly cleared pasture area.The other clue is the occasional piece of barbed wire found lodged in…
The preserve was dedicated by Gwinnett County in 2005 on land purchased from the Miller family. The preserve includes 200 acres of land to remain undisturbed for future generations. It contains a variety of wildlife including mammals, birds, repti…
Freeman's MillWelcome to Freeman's Mill, the last operating gristmill in Gwinnett County. From the late 1860s to 1986, Freeman's Mill provided wheat flour, corn meal and feed meal for the county's residents and their animals. Its pond afforded nea…
Builder: O.F. Jordan Company
Built For: MacDougald Construction Co.
Class: Knuckle Brace
Weight: 85,000 lbs
The Spreader was a railroad car designed to spread or shape ballast profiles as well as clear snow in winter. The various…
This all-steel passenger coach was built for the Southern Railway System by the Bethlehem Steel Corporation in 1924. It has a seating capacity of 72. Withdrawn from service in 1959 for presentation by the Southern Railway System to this rail trans…
Steam Locomotion at High Tide!
"Born of a railroad, Atlanta grew as its railroads grew."
Margaret Mitchell in "Gone With The Wind."
In March 1926, the 290, a Pacific type 4-6-2 steam passenger engine, was delivered to the Atlanta and West P…
The Homeplace ofW. T. "Dr. Will" HintonBuilt 1905 - Relocated 2007
In honor ofGid Tanner and the Skillet Lickers "Pioneers of Recorded Traditional Stringband Music" Gid Tanner lived in Dacula from 1922-1960, recording from March 1924 until March 1934. The group's "Million Seller" instrumental …