Traveler's Rest State Historic Site

Traveler's Rest State Historic Site


Location:6 miles east of Toccoa via US Highway 123.
Activities:Guided tours.
Special Features:Traveler's Rest was the plantation home of Devereaux Jarrett, one of the richest men in the Tugaloo Valley. Jarrett bought the site in 1833 as part of his plantation and created an inn to accommodate the growing number of travelers to northeast Georgia. The home, which was recognized as a National Historic Landmark in 1965, features a 90-foot-long porch and hand-numbered rafters, and most of its furnishings are original antiques.
Address:11 Stage Coach Private Dr
Toccoa, GA 30577

Phone:706-886-2256
Web: gastateparks.org/info/travelers
Size: 5.5 acres.

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