Meadow Garden - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
1320 Independence Dr, Augusta, GA 30901, USA
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About Meadow Garden
Meadow Garden was the home of George Walton, one of the youngest signers of the Declaration of Independence. The historic house museum has been open to the public since 1901 and is a National Historic Landmark and on the National Register of Historic Places.
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It was built by Jesuit priests and its first service was on December 2, 1900, in Augusta, Georgia.The Sacred Heart Cultural Center, known also as Sacred Heart Catholic Church, is an events center and a former Roman Catholic Church. It is also one of the more notable and recognized landmarks in the city.
The Augusta Canal National Heritage Area is renowned for its incredible scenery and fascinating history. It was once used to power the city of Augusta's burgeoning industrial age as well as providing transportation by boat through the 32-mile length of the canal. Today, visitors enjoy walking along the paths beside the gentle flow of canal water and exploring old mill villages such as Whitehall and Graniteville. Along with guided trails, educational experiences and interpretative programs.
The Butt Memorial Bridge is a historic bridge Built in 1950, this bridge originally connected the cities of Hephzibah and Augusta across Sweetwater Creek. It serves to honor World War I veteran Maj. William Humphreys Butt, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The steel truss arch bridge features an impressive 256 foot center span, which soars above the creek below tilting downwards at each end to create a stunning and picturesque scene.
Augusta Downtown Historic District is a historic district that encompasses most of Downtown Augusta, Georgia and its pre-Civil War area.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Augusta Riverwalk spans between 6th & 10th Streets in Downtown Augusta along the Savannah River. The RiverWalk includes several smaller venues where anything is possible. Augusta’s RiverWalk is the perfect place to make a memory like weddings, picnics, bridal photo sessions, etc.
Bell Auditorium is a stately building with a long and colorful history. Constructed in 1933, It served as the home of the Richmond Academy until 1986 and has since been used as a venue for concerts, stage plays, special events, and more. The distinctive design of the auditorium features towering columns and Romanesque detailing throughout. Inside, it boasts an expansive performance hall along with more intimate chamber areas which provide seating for both small as well as larger crowds.
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The county is named for Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond, a British politician and office-holder sympathetic to the cause of the American colonies. Richmond was also a first cousin to King George III.