What are some things to do in Douglasville, Georgia?


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Visitors can stroll down historic Douglasville, go boating at the Dog River Recreational Complex, explore the Clinton Nature Preserve and peruse the Gold Museum at Stockmar Park. The Pine Mountain Gold Museum not only gives visitors a glimpse into Georgia's first gold rush site, but it also allows people to pan for gold, walk along 3 miles of trails and enjoy a documentary about the Villa Rica mines.

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Visitors can enjoy the outdoors at the 83-acre Hunter Memorial Park, which includes a community center, lake and covered playground. There's also a walking and jogging path. The Clinton Nature Preserve is a 200-acre park that not only boasts nature trails for wildlife viewing, but also contains historic buildings such as the Carnes Cabin, built before the Civil War. Those who want to go boating, canoeing and fishing can visit the Dog River Recreational Complex, which contains a 256-acre lake.

Douglasville contains several historic buildings that are more than a century old at the town's Historic Commercial District. Several walking tours are available that take visitors down the street along the 1913-era Fod Agency, 1914 Mozley's Meat Market and Farmer's and Merchants bank built in 1907. Other historic buildings include the McElreath General Store established in 1879, the Hudson and Edge drug store built in 1885, and the 1879 Watson General Store.

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