Barker’s Creek Grist Mill

Posted on October 20th, 2011 by Rabun

Barker’s Creek Grist Mill Part of the Hambidge Center, Barker’s Creek Grist Mill has been providing the local community with milling services since the mid 1800s. Mary Hambidge built the current mill in 1944 at the site of an older mill that served the community since the first white settlers came into the area in […]

Cemeteries/Genealogy

Posted on October 25th, 2011 by Rabun

Cemeteries/Genealogy There are 190 cemeteries in Rabun County; some are family cemeteries and are located on private property.  The County mapping department has all the cemeteries located on a map.  The oldest grave in the Clayton cemetery is James Hunnicut (1854) and there is also the grave of Celeste Parrish (1917) with the inscription “Georgia’s […]

Clayton Baptist Church

Posted on October 31st, 2011 by Rabun

Clayton Baptist Church The congregation of Clayton Baptist Church is made up of people of all ages, and permanent and seasonal residents and vacationing visitors are welcomed all year. Join us for Sunday Worship Services and Wednesday Evening Activities. ThevisionthatwebelieveGodhasgiventothepeopleknownasClaytonBaptistChurchis…GlorifyingGodbymakingdisciplesofallnationsuntilJesusreturns. With that as our vision for what we should be, we value… God’sGloryBeingKnownandShown 1 Corinthians 10:31 says, […]

Clayton First United Methodist Church

Posted on November 4th, 2011 by Rabun

Clayton First United Methodist Church Clayton First United Methodist Church is a part of an open community of faith, cultivating disciples and ministering to the spiritual hunbger and other needs of all peoples, in the spirit of Christ. At Clayton First UMC, worship is our highest priority and our deepest passion. So when you worship […]

Film and Video – Get “Reel” in Rabun

Posted on October 25th, 2011 by Rabun

Film and Video – Get “Reel” in Rabun As a Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office (FMDE) “Certified Camera Ready” county, Rabun County celebrates its creative side, and has the infrastructure in place to support it. From incentive programs to an experienced crew base, abundant studio space to varied topography that can look like […]

Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center

Posted on November 3rd, 2011 by Rabun

Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center portrays early life in southern Appalachia. Visitors get a rare glimpse of what life was like for the stout settlers who braved the weather, terrain, and isolation to tame this beautiful piece of America over 150 years ago.  Tour a collection of 20 historic log cabins […]

Grace Bible Church

Posted on March 14th, 2016 by Teka

Grace Bible Church Who is Grace Bible Church? We are a body of believers who have been meeting in Rabun County, GA since 1988. From the inception of Grace Bible Church, we have been committed to the exposition of God’s Word through verse-by-verse teaching of the Scripture. It is our heart’s desire to make the Scripture clearly […]

Hambidge Center

Posted on November 5th, 2011 by Rabun

In 1934, Georgia native Mary Hambidge settled in northern Rabun County where she founded the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences.  On a visit to Greece, Mary was drawn to the ancient art of weaving, a craft that would become her life’s work.  She developed a retreat, a farm cooperative and an environment where local […]

Lillian E Smith Center

Posted on November 5th, 2011 by Rabun

Lillian E Smith Center The Lillian E Smith Center preserves the home, office and library of Lillian Eugenia Smith (1897 – 1966).  Now considered by many the foremost white southern liberal writer of the mid-twentieth century, Lillian Smith devoted her life to social and economic reform.  For 25 years, 1925 – 1948, Lillian Smith ran the […]

Mountain Synagogue

Posted on November 5th, 2011 by Rabun

Mountain Synagogue Mountain Synagogue is a non-profit Jewish congregation located in Franklin, North Carolina. Membership consists of year-round and seasonal residents, who are dispersed throughout the Western Carolina & North Georgia mountains. Mountain Synagogue is the only Jewish congregation in North Carolina west of Asheville. We are a Synagogue, a Community and a Family. Mountain […]

Rabun County Historical Society and Museum

Posted on November 3rd, 2011 by Rabun

Rabun County Historical Society and Museum Chartered in 1976, the Rabun County Historical Society and Museum is an active reminder of the county’s rich heritage and historical roots and a leader in genealogy research. The museum houses a growing collection of research materials for Rabun County and surrounding areas, as well as unique items and artifacts that […]

St Helena Roman Catholic Church

Posted on November 5th, 2011 by Rabun

St Helena Roman Catholic Church St Helena Roman Catholic Church is a part of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, Mission of St. Mark, Clarkesville, GA. Beginning in 1947 and for the next nine years, the few Catholics who lived in Rabun County travelled to distant towns to attend Mass. The first Mass celebrated in Clayton was […]

St James Episcopal Church

Posted on November 5th, 2011 by Rabun

We are a community centered on prayer and outreach. All people of all ages are welcome at St James Episcopal Church. We hope you will join us when you are in the Georgia Mountains. “Our mission is to provide a place for the practice of worship, a home for the renewal of the spirit, and […]

Sylvan Falls Mill

Posted on November 5th, 2011 by Rabun

The Sylvan Falls Mill is an 1840 grist mill that still operates today supplying a variety of meals and flours ground from organically grown local grains. Products are ground between two granite stones encased in a Meadows Mill that is powered by a 27 foot Fitz Water Wheel.  The water wheel is propelled by a […]

Tallulah Falls Railroad Museum

Posted on November 3rd, 2011 by Rabun

Tallulah Falls Railroad Museum Located across from the campus of Rabun Gap Nacoochee School, the Tallulah Falls Railroad Museum celebrates the Tallulah Falls Railway, which extended from Tallulah Falls to Franklin, NC, during the turn of the 20th century.  The railroad ushered in a new era, boosting commerce and bringing thousands of tourists to visit […]

Tiger Drive-In Theater

Posted on November 5th, 2011 by Rabun

Tiger Drive-In Theater At Tiger Drive-In we are bridging the gap between our classic past and our bright future. There used to be over 5,500 drive-in theaters worldwide and now we are one of only 349 left . . . providing you a unique place to make memories that you simply can’t find anymore. Experience the movies […]

Walking Tour of Downtown Clayton

Posted on November 5th, 2011 by Rabun

Walking Tour of Downtown Clayton Visitors can walk to thirty-seven buildings on a self-guided tour of downtown Clayton.   Maps are available at the Rabun County Historical Society Museum as well as other locations in downtown Clayton. Rabun County was created in 1819 when the State of Georgia dictated a treaty with the Cherokee Nation, which […]

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Contact Info

Rabun Tourism Development Authority
Teka Earnhardt
184 South Main Street Suite 136
P.O. Box 788
Clayton GA 30525
(706) 212-0241

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