"Town of many antebellum homes" Top 5 Page for this destination Valdosta by BruceDunning
Valdosta Travel Guide: 39 reviews and 78 photos
The town was founded in 1860, and it became a growth community due to the railroad coming by here for commerce. The town has a population of about 45,000, and the region of 130,000. Many antebellum homes have been preserved, and the Civil War did not devastate it like other Southern towns.
The downtown has a lot of charm, and for a little money; like $12 million, they renovated some old buildings, and retail shops moved in
Old County Courthouse build in 1905-now closed- if of that Federal style with a lot of granite and stone with large columns.
- Pros:Tours of some homes, and museum are great.
- Cons:Not able to tour many homes
- In a nutshell:Wonderful place to feel at home and see history
I find that maps are helpful to get around easier. I hope it helps you to find your way around and always a benchmark... more travel advice
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