Southern Museum of Locomotive and Civil War History - Kennesaw, Georgia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon
N 34° 01.424 W 084° 36.870
16S E 720258 N 3767353
Quick Description: The Southern Museum of Locomotive an Civil War history centers around "The Great Locomotive Chase" and the role of the railroad during the Civil War.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 3/28/2008 1:54:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM3FB1
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member MikeGolfJ3
Views: 14

Long Description:
The Southern Museum of Locomotive and Civil War History is located on Cherokee Street in Kennesaw, Georgia. In addition of housing an extensive collection of Civil War artifacts the museum also contains a number of exhibits dealing with the history of the railroad in the state of Georgia, especially the railroad history during the Civil War. The centerpiece of the museum is “The General,” as steam locomotive that was stolen by James Andrews in April 1862, which lead to “The Great Locomotive Chase.” For more information on The Great Locomotive Chase: (visit link)

The museum is staff by very knowledgeable employees who will get you started on you tour and are more than happy to answer any question you might have.
Theme:
Cultural and Civil War History


Street Address:
2829 Cherokee Street Kennesaw, GA 30144


Food Court: no

Gift Shop: yes

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Saturday 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM Sunday 12:00 – 5:00 PM Closed New Year's Eve, New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Christmas Eve and Christmas Day


Cost: 8.00 (listed in local currency)

Museum Size: Small

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

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