The city of Kennesaw has an exciting past, and you can experience it at one of its many museums and historical sites. Rich in Civil War era history and Southern tradition, Downtown Kennesaw, a Preserve America community is situated in bustling north central Cobb County, Georgia-about 35 minutes Northwest of Atlanta. Offering “old town” charm and southern hospitality, downtown Kennesaw is revitalizing and sustaining its position as a quaint portal to Cobb County’s cultural, historic and natural resources.
Explore its role in both the Civil War and the country’s railroading history at the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, home of the General, which featured prominently in the Great Locomotive Race of 1862. Additionally, the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park provides visitors a glimpse into Kennesaw’s past by recreating scenes from the circa 1864 Battle of Kennesaw Mountain.
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