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Historic Vickery House

The Historic Vickery House is the headquarters of the Georgia Appalachian Studies Center.

The Dahlonega Club, a community organization, restored the house in 1976 as a bicentennial project.

In 2007, the club donated the 3,065 square foot building and 1.296 acres of land to the university to "provide the Center a strong physical presence in the community that will enhance the Center’s ability to fulfill its mission to contribute to the quality of life of the Georgia Appalachian community through service, preservation, education, awareness, and collaboration" (USG Board of Regents, 2007).

Portions of the downstairs are open to the public on Fridays from noon to 2:00 p.m. during the Pick and Porch Old Time Music Jam.

Read more about the Vickery House on the National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination.


The Vickery House stands in tribute to its owners, tenants and guests who played significant roles in our past – in the Gold Rush era, in the development of the North Georgia College as an educational institution and in the state of Georgia.
 
-- Ella Ray Oakes, founder of the Dahlonega Club, the community organization that restored the Vickery House in 1976.

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