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Dates: 1/2/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Atlanta, GA
Event Name: Roswell
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106902 2017/Y1700
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km, 5km - 2B
Description: M-F 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 12pm-3pm. Closed on normal holidays. See website http://www.visitroswellga.com for town information.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Cities in Song, Honoring Our Flag, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Parks Centennial Challenge, National Register of Historic Places, Take a Walk In a City Park, Trekking With the Trees, Vice Presidential Walks, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the USA A - Z, Water Towers, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 12pm-3pm
Location: Roswell Visitors Center
Start Point / Driving Directions: 617 Atlanta, Roswell, GA 30075, 770-640-3253 or 1-800-776-7935. Atlanta take I-85 N to GA 400 N. Go N on GA 400. Exit 6 for Northridge, slight right at Northridge. 1st right to Dunwoody. Right at Roswell, continue to S Atlanta. Right on Sloan for parking behind VC, on corner of Atlanta and Sloan.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: This event is on sidewalks and gravel trails through Historic Roswell. Walkers will pass City Hall, the Vietnam "Faces of War" Memorial, pre-Civil War homes and churches, Civil War ruins of the Roswell Mill, the monument to the lost mill workers, Founders Cemetery, Bulloch Hall-the childhood home of Mittie Bulloch Roosevelt (mother of President Teddy Roosevelt). Jimmy Carter's "Roswell White House" and the Town Square. Several antique stores, art galleries, gift shops and cafes are available along the route.
Host Club: Georgia Walkers
Contact: Linda Becker (404) 695-7530
Website: georgiawalkers.homestead.com/
E-Mail Contact: LBecker@psu.edu