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Historical Attractions

The Reece Farm

Experience early 20th century Appalachian farm life! Petting farm, fruit and vegetable production, restored barns, corn crib, chicken house, smokehouse, spring house.  The Reece Farm is located at 8552 Gainesville Highway, Blairsville, GA (706) 745-2034


Old Courthouse & Mountain Life Museums

The Old Courthouse Museum has a wide range of exhibits and information pertaining to the history of Union County.  The Mountain Life Museum, located one block south of the Old Courthouse, consists of several historic buildings: the Mock House and the Civil War-era Payne Cabin, barn, corn-crib and smithy.  These historic structures are maintained by the Union County Historical Society.


The Hunter-England Cabin

The oldest cabin in Union County, it was built by John Hunter between 1832-1834.  The historic cabin is now on display at the Union County Farmers Market located at 148 Old Smokey Rd, Blairsville.


Choestoe School House

Many notable Georgians, including two state Supreme Court justices, began their education in this one-room schoolhouse. The refurbished wood structure now houses photos, old school desks and other historic relics.  The old Choestoe School House is available for rent and is located at 1034 Collins Rd., Blairsville GA.

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Union County will be accepting applications for the position of Communication Officer to work at the E-911 Center. Georgia Basic Communications Officer Certification is preferred but not required to apply. Applicants must be able to work 12 hour shifts including nights and weekends as required. Applications are available 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday at the Union County E-911 Center at 76 Hunt Martin St Suite D Blairsville, GA 30512. Contact number 706-439-6056. This position is open until filled. Successful applicant must be able to pass a background investigation, drug/alcohol test, and a pre-employment assessment. Full time and part time positions are available offering comparable wages and full time positions offer full benefits. Union County is an equal opportunity employer.