Greenville, just 45
minutes south of Atlanta is the county seat of Meriwether County.
The town is named for Revolutionary war hero General Nathaniel
Greene. Visitors to this area come to shop antiques, play golf or
to tour the following attractions.
Roosevelt's Little White House - The president died here on
April 12, 1945, it was his 41st visit to Warm Springs. Visitors
can tour the guest house, servant's quarters, garage and F.D.R.'s
1938 Ford roadster, the unfinished portrait of F.D.R, and see a
film and read literature of the times.
Callaway Gardens -
Located about 12 miles from Warm Springs Village, Callaway Gardens
offers the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center, hiking, world class
golfing, and acres of horticultural wonders.
Pine Mountain Wild
Animal Safari - A 500 acre park offering unique hands-on
safari experiences. Visitors see, touch, and feed hundreds of
exotic animals from every continent. Drive your vehicle or ride
our tram, regardless, your experience is up-close and personal.
F. D. Roosevelt State Park - F.D.R. State Park is
Georgia's largest state park and boasts one of the best hiking
trails in the Southeast. Camping, fishing, hiking (nearly 40 miles
of hiking trails), canoeing, picnicking, swimming in a naturally
spring fed pool, Dowdell's Knob (F.D.R.'s favorite picnic site)
there's just so much to do.
Roosevelt Warm Springs
Pools and Museum - Visitors can now visit the actual pools
where Roosevelt swam. Located one mile from the Little White House
- you can tour the refurbished pools and visit a museum with
information on the facility's history.