Not so Civil War Sites
MARIETTA’S CANNONBALL TRAIL APP
This self-guided tour app is free to
download and offers a fun, interactive way
to discover the Civil War history and
stories that make up Marietta.
KENNESAW MOUNTAIN NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD PARK
This park commemorates the Civil War’s
Atlanta Campaign by offering exhibits that depict the
life of a Civil War Soldier.
770-427-4686 | nps.gov/kemo
MARIETTA CONFEDERATE CEMETERY
The hill near the southern edge of the city became
the final resting place for over 3,000 Confederate
soldiers from nearby hospitals and military operations
including the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain.
770-794-5606 | mariettaga.gov/departments/parks.rec/
MARIETTA NATIONAL CEMETERY
Built on acreage donated by Marietta citizens who were
ardent Unionists in 1866, the Cemetery is the burial
site of over 17,000 soldiers, 10,000 of whom were
killed in Civil War battles throughout Georgia.
800-236-8159 | cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/marietta.asp
Curtain Call in Marietta
ATLANTA LYRIC THEATRE
Atlanta’s only professional musical theater—
the Atlanta Lyric Theatre—showcases performances
throughout the year at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre.
404-377-9948 | atlantalyrictheatre.com
THE EARL SMITH STRAND THEATRE
This Art Deco theatre served as a movie house
on the Marietta Square from 1935-76. Recently restored
and returned to its original glory, it now hosts classic
films, concerts and stage productions.
770-293-0080 | earlsmithstrand.org
MARIETTA’S NEW THEATRE IN THE SQUARE
Marietta’s NEW Theatre in the Square features
first class theater, cutting-edge comedy, concerts
by popular artists, and much more.
770-426-4800 | theatreinthesquare.net