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    Greenville Street-LaGrange Street Historic Distric

    by musbars Updated Apr 4, 2011

    I lived right on Historic street of this town in a big Victorian house. Right across of the street there is a Painted Lady Victorian House. During the Civil War Confederate soldiers stayed there.
    There are lots of huge houses with big white columns.
    Take a look at this site:
    http://www.ci.newnan.ga.us/homestour/

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    confederate cemetery

    by doug48 Written Dec 14, 2008

    located in the main newnan cemetery is a section reserved for confederate war dead. there are 268 confederate solders buried here who died in newnan hospitals and at the battle of browns mill near newnan. for those interested in civil war history this is an interesting place to visit.

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    neoclassical home

    by doug48 Written Dec 14, 2008

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    this brick neoclassical home is located on college street across the street from the arnold-arnall house. this interesting house is not listed on the newnan historical society tour so i do not know it's history. because of it's interesting greek revival portico i listed it as a tip.

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    male academy museum

    by doug48 Written Dec 14, 2008

    the male academy has collections of confederate civil war relics, 19th and early 20th century clothing, and antique furniture. the museum also has a gift shop and book store. for those interested in southern history and culture this museum is a worth while stop when in newnan.

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    atkinson-glover house

    by doug48 Written Dec 14, 2008

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    this beautiful queen anne style house was built in 1895. this house was designed by architect j. w. goluke who also designed the coweta county courthouse. this house is one of a number of victorian homes in downtown newnan.

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    college temple building

    by doug48 Written Dec 14, 2008

    newnan is famous for it's collection of antebellum and victorian homes located in the downtown historic district. pictured is college temple. college temple was a private girls school from 1853 to 1889. this building was a labortory and was home to the first printing press used in a southern school.

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  • Theres always the bowling ally

    by DawnAngel629 Written Apr 11, 2005

    If your just looking for something to do that doesn't make have to think or present itself as a tourist thing you could always visit the bowling alley. It not only have bowling but there is also a small arcade inside too. So if your your looking to goof of later in the day going to the bowling alley is just right. Oh, and theres pool tables.

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    Camp Soucy House

    by musbars Written Oct 5, 2004

    A "painted lady" victorian stlye house. It was built around 1860 and is one of the main tourist sites in Newnan, Georgia.
    During the Civil War this was one of the houses that was being used by the confederate army as a hospital and staging area for troops. Before the war, it was rumored that the underground railroad was used at this site.

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    coweta county courthouse

    by doug48 Updated Jul 6, 2009

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    located in the center of newnan is the 1904 neoclassical revival coweta county courthouse. this beautiful building was designed by architect j. w. goluke.

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    newnan cemetery

    by doug48 Written Dec 14, 2008

    located just north of downtown on SR 34 is the newnan cemetery. this cemetery has an interesting collection of head stones and monuments dating back the the early 19th century.

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    dent-wall house

    by doug48 Written Dec 14, 2008

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    the dent-wall house was built in 1854 by ephriam dent. the dent-wall house is an excellent example of greek revival architecture in downtown newnan.

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    college temple-smith house

    by doug48 Written Dec 14, 2008

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    the college temple-smith house was once part of temple school for girls in the mid 19th century. this beautiful antebellum home is believed to be the library of the school.

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    confederate civil war memorial

    by doug48 Updated Dec 14, 2008

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    the coweta county civil war memorial is on the grounds of the coweta county courthouse. this memorial is a standing solder motif which is common in the south.

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    Courthouse

    by musbars Written Oct 5, 2004

    The majestic classical revival style courthouse was the site of the murder trial immortalized in the book Murder in Coweta County and has been the site of many movies and TV shows.

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    Historic homes in Newnan

    by fa330 Written Feb 25, 2003

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    There are many beautiful historic homes in Newnan. The best way to see them is to get out of your car and walk.

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