Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Address:Augusta Canal Authority
PO Box 2367
Augusta, GA 30903

Phone:706-823-0440
Fax:706-823-1045
Web: www.augustacanal.com
Established: Authorized on November 12, 1996.
Location:In Augusta, Georgia.
Special Features:This nine-mile corridor follows the full length of the best preserved canal of its kind remaining in the southern United States. The canal transformed Augusta into an important regional industrial area on the eve of the Civil War, and was instrumental in the post-Civil War relocation of much of the nation’s textile industry to the South.

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Visitors can take a cruise through the South's industrial history at the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area Interpretive Center, located in a reclaimed 19th century textile mill.

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