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Culture, Arts, & History

For visitors interested in culture, arts, and history, consider visiting the Folk Pottery Museum, exploring the historic Hardman Farm, or stopping by the Helen Arts & Heritage Center. 

Historic Hardman Farm

Just outside of Helen, the Hardman Farm State Historic Site offers educational guided house tours. Take a scenic walk on the Helen to Hardman Farm Heritage Trail along the Chattahoochee River.

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Mark of the Potter

Opened in 1969, Mark of the Potter is the oldest running pottery shop in the state. With a beautiful selection of pottery from local artists, this shop is worth the drive.

Pottery Wheel
Folk Pottery Museum

In nearby Sautee Nacoochee, the Folk Pottery Museum to showcases local folk pottery and explores the history of folk pottery in the region.

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Helen Arts & Heritage Center

Located in downtown Helen, the Helen Arts & Heritage Center includes a local history museum, art gallery, pottery studio, and gift shop.


Explore More

Please visit The Alpine Helen & White County Conference & Visitors Bureau and the Helen Chamber of Commerce for more information on things to do if you're interested in arts, culture, and history.

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