Cornelia Train Depot is a Super Museum

Cornelia - PRESS RELEASE - The Historic Cornelia Train Depot Museum will take part in the Georgia Historical Society’s Super Museum Sunday for a second year.

Over 100 sites across Georgia will participate including the Northeast Georgia African-American Museum and Standard Telephone Museum, both located in Cornelia, GA.

The Train Museum will be open on Sunday, February 9, 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. which is our regular hours, and we are located 102 Grant Place, Cornelia, GA. You can take a walk through time when Cornelia was a bustling railroad stop for passengers between Atlanta and Franklin, NC. Our tour guide will tell you about the history of the old Tallulah Falls Shortline and the City of Cornelia.

Admission is free for the train museum which houses numerous artifacts from the railroad. After your tour, visit our gift shop to take home a souvenir.

Georgia Historical Society’s Super Museum Sunday is a statewide, annual event. Attendees can experience our state’s rich history and cultural life as historic sites, house museums, art museums, and other points of interest open their doors to the public, providing an opportunity to experience the history in your own backyard.

Community Development Manager Jessie Owensby said, “This is a good opportunity for people to see and learn about all the interesting historical facts that we offer here in Cornelia, both for locals and tourists.”

For more information, contact Kristy Hammond at 706-778-8585, ext. 224, or email at khammond@corneliageorgia.org.