Historical Tours & Landmarks

Engine 209Visit Gainesville, Georgia and step back in time to explore the history of North Georgia. Learn more about the tragedies and triumphs that we've encountered over the last 190 or more years. We're proud of our history and all of the influential leaders that have created a culture of success in our community today.

Take a moment to browse through our selection of self-guided family friendly tours. And be sure to visit the Gainesville Square. Dine in one of our unique restaurants or shop in our specialty boutiques. Enjoy our Southern Hospitality.

Fun Facts

Gainesville welcomed President Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 23, 1938 to dedicate Roosevelt Square and Roosevelt Monument. The new courthouse was built after the old building was destroyed by the tornado of April 6, 1936. The speaker's stand is located in front of the new City Hall.

Additional Information

Complete our contact form for more information about historic sites or to plan your group trip to Gainesville!