The Dixie Wing Commemorative Air Force is a fully functional World War II aircraft museum that focuses on educating people on the history and aircraft technology of the period. In addition to providing live examples of aircraft, the Air Force puts on regular events that showcase the historical airplanes in flight. In addition to highlighting the best American aircraft used during World War II, the Dixie Wing Commemorative Air Force also presents select aircraft from other countries in an effort to provide a complete educational experience for each of its visitors.
This majestic antebellum house and city landmark, built in 1855, is now converted into a historic museum housing a variety of historic exhibits. Passed down through several historic Fayetteville families (which explains the multiple names), the museum features an exhibit of memorabilia from Margaret Mitchell's Gone With The Wind, a replica of the first flag made in Fayette County, relics from the Civil War and a garden of native and historically important plants! Self-guided and guided tours available.
Starr's Mill is a tiny village a few miles south of Peachtree City off of Highway 74. The area is extremely picturesque and makes for a nice drive. In particular, be sure to check out the actual Starr's Mill building (from which the village grew around) located off Highway 85 on Starr's Mill Pond - it was a major filming location for the movie Sweet Home Alabama.
Coweta County Courthouse is presently used as a government building and its history can be traced to early 1900s. This is a beautiful architectural site, speaking of the Italian influences on the architects Christopher Wrenn and Andrea Palladro. This building is highlighted by a dome which is raised 100 feet (30.48 meters) above the square and bears resemblance to the Gibbs Radcliff Library.
Dating to 1868, this two-story farmhouse was the home of Jeremiah Gilbert, the son of the first doctor to settle in Fulton County. The fieldstone and mortar construction is a rare surviving example of the type of farmhouse that flourished in the region during the Reconstruction era, and many of the home's original outbuildings still stand on the property. The house has been restored to its original condition, and stands as one of the oldest surviving buildings in Atlanta.
The Skylight Farm is a vegetable farm in Douglasville, Georgia that practices sustainable development of organic farming. Their farming techniques are highly-valued methods, which ensure the well-being of both the plant as well as the environment it grows in.