Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History - Kennesaw, Ga.
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: 5/25/2010 6:51:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM8XC2
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member alermy
Views: 8

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.
Museum Website: [Web Link]

Train ride provided?: no

Actual railroad cars or locomotives on display?: yes

Admission fee?: $7.50

Street Address: 2829 Cherokee St., Kennesaw, GA 30144

Gift shop?: yes

Café/restaurant?: no

Theater?: no

Other features?: Not listed

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