What Are Some Entertaining Things to Do in Augusta, Georgia?


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As of 2016, things to do in Augusta, Georgia, include the Amanda America Dickson Toomer Home, ASU/Grover Maxwell Performing Arts Center, African American History Walk, Applewood Golf Course and Augusta Canal Discovery Center. The Atlanta Bread Company, 5 O'Clock Bistro and Blue Sky Kitchen Café are some of restaurant options.

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The Amanda America Dickson Toomer Home was once the home of the richest African-American woman of the late 19th century. The home is currently an attorney's office, although visitors can still walk by the home to view its structure. Amanda Dickson went to court to gain this inheritance, as she was the child of both a plantation owner and a slave.

The Grover Maxwell Performing Arts Center provides music, dance and theater performances. It includes the Jacobs Concert Series. The African American History Walk has 50 monuments that commemorate select African American figures in history. The Rev. William Jefferson White, Dr. George N. Stoney, John McClinton Tutt and Lucy Craft Laney are among those with monuments.

Applewood Golf Course is a Championship Golf Course of 6,900 yards in length. It includes a clubhouse, commercial kitchen and driving range. The Augusta Canal Discovery Center educates visitors on the history of Augusta rivers and streams.

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