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The Smith House B&B Description:
The phrase “there’s gold in them thar hills” was a statement that brought many fortune hunting adventurers to Dahlonega in 1828. Nestled in the foothills of the beautiful North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains, Dahlonega became a gold rush town overnight and still offers many golden opportunities today. Besides its gold rush history, Dahlonega is home to North Georgia College and State University. The Smith House is located just steps from the campus of North Georgia College and State University. Camp Frank D Merrill is also located in Dahlonega which is home to the United States Army Ranger Mountaineering camp. Be sure to visit some of the other attractions in Dahlonega Georgia like the Jack Nicklaus Golf Course at Birch River located just five minutes from The Smith House. On your way to Birch River you will travel by Appalachian Outfitters which offers canoe and tubing trips down the Chestatee River. If gold is your thing don’t miss our two gold mines in Dahlonega, Consolidated Gold Mine and Crisson’s Gold Mine. Another historical place, which is a must see in Dahlonega, is the world famous Smith House Inn and Restaurant. Located just a block off the public square in Dahlonega Georgia on historic Chestatee Street you will find The Smith House. This beautiful inn offers tastefully decorated rooms and, completely furnished villas on Dahlonega’s historic public square. You can bring the family for an extended vacation or plan a romantic getaway. Plan a carriage ride around the public square or enjoy shopping in our unique specialty shops. When considering lodging in Dahlonega you’ll want to be sure and include The Smith House in your itinerary. You are just steps away from The Buisson Art Center which offers a “walking tour” of historic downtown with a lively narrative. After a busy day of shopping or enjoying many of the other activities like white water rafting, hiking or horseback riding come enjoy some good southern fare at The Smith House restaurant. When you think of restaurants in Dahlonega Georgia, think of The Smith House. Dining in Dahlonega or North Georgia would not be complete without a trip to The Smith House. You will make new friends as you and your group dine family style. Platters piled high with our famous fried chicken, sweet baked ham and succulent roast beef. An array of vegetables such as fried okra, candied yams, collard greens plus a variety to please the most discriminating of palates homemade yeast rolls and corn muffins that will melt in your mouth and to finish off your meal, relax and enjoy a cup of coffee with some homemade cinnamon rolls or a tasty cool treat of strawberry shortcake and ice cream. The Smith House was built in 1884 when Captain Hall purchased this acre of land. While excavating for his new home his son discovered a rich vein of gold ore his delight soon turned to frustration when the city fathers would not allow him to mine so close to town.
At A Glance:
- 25 Rooms
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