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2 Old Ruins to Explore in Sumter County

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Sumter County

Sumter County, Georgia is located in south-central Georgia, just two hours south of Atlanta. With its rich soil and ample rainfall, the county is perfect for farming and produces some of the finest cotton in the state. In addition to its main agricultural production, Sumter County is home to many small businesses, corn mills, poultry farms, and textile plants that help to provide a diversified economy. The county provides plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation as well; it contains severa

Old Ruins to Explore in Sumter County

Andersonville National Historic Site

It is most notably home to the Confederate prisoner of war camp known as Camp Sumter, which was operated during the Civil War. The historic site serves today to memorialize the prisoners who suffered and perished there and helps the public remember the experiences of those incarcerated by offering multiple educational experiences both onsite and online. Additionally, its grounds are also a cemetery for unknown soldiers that first began operations in 1865 with more than 13,000 interments.

Billy Carter's Service Station

Billy Carter's Service Station was an integral part of the community for over 37 years. Conveniently located right off the interstate, Billy offered excellent services in car tune-ups, repairs and rental cars. His expertise and knowledge made him a favorite among locals who received quick, efficient service with a friendly smile. Billy was an integral part of the community and supported local events by providing gasoline prizes to winners.

Map of Old Ruins to explore in Sumter County