Gainesville, GA
Did You Know?
Gainesville, GA welcomed President Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 23, 1938 to dedicate Roosevelt Square and Roosevelt Monument. The new courthouse was built after the old building was destroyed by the tornado of April 6, 1936. The speaker's stand is located in front of the new City Hall (current offices for Gainesville Tourism & Trade.

Historical Tours

Visit Gainesville, Georgia and take a step back in time to explore the history of North Georgia. Learn more about the tragedies and triumphs that we’ve encountered over the last 190 years. We’re proud of our history and all of the influential leaders that have created a culture of success for our community today.

Take a moment to browse through our selection of self-guided tours for you and your family to enjoy at your own speed. Stop and take time to visit local shops and restaurants along your way, all conveniently located in the downtown area.

Contact us today for more information about historical sites or to plan your group trip to Gainesville!

Our Tours

Civil War Heartland's Trail Alta Vista Walking Tour Green Street Walking Tour

Historical Landmarks



Northeast GA History Center Beulah Rucker Museum Chief Whitepath’s Cabin
The Historic Piedmont Hotel Poultry Park Engine 209
Riverside Military Academy Roosevelt Square Eternal Flame