Explore Kennesaw history at captivating destinations
A city with a history that dates to the Civil War and the age of locomotive transportation, Kennesaw features noteworthy attractions like the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History. At Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, you can see a Civil War battleground from the Atlanta Campaign. In addition to educational opportunities, Kennesaw and the surrounding area offer an eclectic dining scene, shopping destinations like Town Center at Cobb and a variety of annual festivals. Held each April, the Big Shanty Festival is the area's most popular event, known for its art and craft booths, its food vendors, its parade and the Great Greased Pig Chase.
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