Area Attractions

Museums

Augusta Museum of History

560 Reynolds St (706) 722.8454 www.augustamuseum.org

Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History

1116 Phillips St (706) 724.3576 www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.org

Morris Museum of Art

1 Tenth St (706) 724.7501 www.themorris.org

Signal Corps Museum

Conrad Hall, Bldg 29807, Fort Gordon (706) 791.2818 www.signal.army.mil/ocos/museum

Historical Sites

Augusta Canal

Explore the nation's only industrial power canal still in use for its original purpose. Built in 1845 to harness the water power of the Savannah River, the Augusta Canal offers history, recreation and unique experiences along miles of towpath, trail, and waterway. Enjoy the canal on foot, by bicycle, canoe or kayak.

Augusta Cotton Exchange

32 Eighth St • (706) 432.3332

Once the second largest cotton exchange in the world, the 1886 building was the site of the business activity of cotton famers, brokers and buyers. Today it is the downtown branch of Georgia Bank and Trust.

Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson

419 Seventh St • (706) 722.9828 • www.wilsonboyhoodhome.org

U.S. President Woodrow Wilson lived here from 1860–1870, the longest period spent in one residence, while his father served as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church.

Ezekiel Harris House

1822 Broad St • (706) 722.8454 • www.augustamuseum.org/harrishouse.php

Built in 1797 by a prominent tobacco merchant, this house is an outstanding example of late 18th-century architecture.

Magnolia Cemetery

702 Third St

This 60-acre cemetery is the resting place for more than 300 Confederate soldiers and seven generals as well as poet James Ryder Randall. Its easter wall was a defensive line for the city in 1864 and bears patches from wartime cannon emplacements.