Tuesday, July 2, 2013

A Bit About Marietta Georgia

Brumby Hall & Gardens
500 Powder Springs St., Marietta, GA 30064
The first superintendent of the Georgia Military Institute, Colonel Arnoldus V. Brumby, built this lovely Greek revival-style house in 1851.

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
301 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, GA 30068
Chattahoochee River Par Info
Johnson Ferry North has 2.5 miles of trails that are excellent for viewing plants and wildlife.

Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society Root House Museum
145 Denmead St., Marietta, GA 30060
Cobb County Historical Society
The Root House was built circa 1845 at the corner of Church and Lemon Streets by Hannah and William Root, early settlers of Marietta.

Dave & Buster's
2215 D & B Drive, Marietta, GA 30067
Dining and entertainment facility featuring American cuisine, pocket billiard tables, shuffleboard, video game simulators, and more.

Earl Smith Strand Theatre
117 North Park Square, Marietta, GA 30060
Theatre Web Site
This Art Deco theatre served as a movie house on the Marietta Square from 1935-76.

Ghosts of Marietta
131 Church Street, Marietta, GA 30060
Website For Ghost Of Marietta
Join us for a lantern-led walk through the historic streets of Marietta and discover other side of this enchanting gem of the South.

Historic Marietta Trolley
131 Church Street, Marietta, GA 30060
Marietta Trolley
Take a ride through history aboard the Historic Marietta Trolley. Join us for a one-hour fully narrated tour through Historic Marietta.

Historic Marietta Walking-Driving Tour
4 Depot St., Marietta, GA 30060
Marietta Square Website
This Historic Walking-Driving Tour is representative of the rich history that surrounds Marietta.

Jimmy's Mad Mad Whirled
2854 Delk Road, Marietta, GA 30067
We are a family entertainment facility featuring Whirlyball (the ultimate team game played by adults or kids while riding electrically-powered unique bumper cars.

Marietta - Cobb Museum of Art
30 Atlanta Street, Marietta, GA 30060
Cobb Art Museum
Housed in a renovated historic Classical Revival building that originally opened as a post office just one block from the Marietta Square.

Marietta Confederate Cemetery
395 Powder Springs Street, Marietta, GA 30060
Opened in 1863 when Mrs. Jane Porter Glover donated a corner of her plantation for the burial of 20 Confederate soldiers who died in a train wreck.

Marietta Fire Museum
112 Haynes St. Fire Station #1, Marietta, GA 30060
Marietta Fire Museum
The Marietta Fire Department was officially formed in 1854 following a massive fire that destroyed most of the Marietta Square.

Marietta Gone with the Wind Museum: Scarlett on the Square
18 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta, GA 30064
Gone With The Wind Website
The Marietta Gone with the Wind Museum - Scarlett on the Square houses an original collection of GWTW memorabilia relating to the book and movie.

Marietta Museum of History
1 Depot Street NE, Marietta, GA 30060
Marietta Museum Of History Website
Located just off the historic Marietta Square in the Kennesaw House (circa 1845), the Marietta Museum of History offers galleries that explore the expansive history of the City.

Marietta National Cemetery
500 Washington Avenue, Marietta, GA 30060
Website Page
With the death toll rising rapidly during the Civil War, the idea to bury the dead in national cemeteries was conceived in 1862, and this cemetery was created in Marietta.

The Marlow House Gallery
192 Church Street, Marietta, GA 30060
Built in 1887, The Marlow House is a charming Victorian house on the historic registry. The gallery features the beautiful works of artist Thomas Kinkade.

Monkey Joe's
50 Barrett Pkwy. Suite 111, Marietta, GA 30066
We are all about kids having fun, jumping, sliding and playing in the best indoor playground you have ever seen.

Mountasia Family Fun Center
175 Ernest Barrett Parkway, Marietta, GA 30066
Montasia Website
Family fun park, go-carts, bumper boats, 54 holes of miniature golf and 60 video games.

Six Flags White Water
250 Cobb Pkwy. N., Marietta, GA 30062
Six Flags Website
Open May 18 - Sept. 2, 2013, Six Flags White Water has more than 50 attractions, including three kids areas, thrill and family slides, a wave pool and lazy river.