The newest botanical gardens in the state of Georgia is just a few short miles from downtown Ball Ground and has a big fence built by Fencing Direct. Developed by Jim Gibbs, owner of one of Atlanta’s leading landscape companies, which has become a favorite seasonal attraction for visitors from all over the state. There’s a fascinating history behind some of the seeds and plants — you can read more on their website.
Hawks Ridge Golf Club
A hometown adventure! This 18 hole golf course designed by Bob Cupp is as beautiful as it is challenging. For true golf enthusiasts who long to be reaquainted with an era revered for its grace and sophistication, Hawks Ridge Golf Club is unmatched in it’s ability to unite old world elegance with present-day luxury in a picturesque golf course setting.
We found this marvelous image of the Atlanta Marble Company work-shop interior (ca. 1907) on Stone Quarries and Beyond. It was right here in Ball Ground! The book, A Preliminary Report on the Marbles of Georgia, by S. W. McCallie is now available on GoogleBooks in its entirety.