The “Ole Engine 100”
Coach Will Smith
The longest consecutively played baseball field in the State of Georgia, having celebrated its 100th year anniversary in 2012. The field is currently being used by our Board of Education for their High School and Middle School Baseball Teams.
Historic Downtown Sylvester
Debbie Bridges 229-776-8505
Sylvester started as a “beautiful nowhere” in 1893 and was first called Isabella Station. Now it is a beautiful historically restored downtown. Come see us in Sylvester because we are “WORTH THE TRIP”
The Gourdmaster Sam X
The Gourdmaster Sam X
Sam X is a well renowned artist throughout the world. The originality and inherent elegance of his work brings each piece to life with its own soul, energy and personality. Each piece cleverly captures a playfulness and tells it’s own story. “My art is inspired by the spirit of our ancestors.”
The Sylvester Local News
IS THE OLDEST BUSINESS IN Worth County, Established in 1884 as the Sumner Free Trader. The building was built in the late 1920’s and still houses an original, fully functional linotype machine, as well as other printing equipment available for demonstration upon request. Open Mon – Thurs 9-5 & Fri 9-12
Southern Woods Plantation
Quail Hunting Southern Style. Lodge accommodates up to 40 guests, in 20 rooms each with its own private bath. Will book hunting trip, weddings, and corporate retreats.
22 quail plantations, 5 open to the public. Most offer horseback riding, skeet shooting, fishing and hiking.
Possum Poke and Governor Osborn’s Residence
The Poulan Library
Valerie Merritt/Pam Nelms
City of Poulan
The City of Poulan is nested in Southwest Georgia and is home to one of the smallest library’s in the State. The small Library is placed on the National and State Historic Registers. It is open to the Public on Thursday afternoons or by appointment.
The Sumner Auditorium
706 Walnut Street
The Sumner Auditorium is being kept up and utilized in different ways. It houses the town’s City Hall and the Sumner Arts Council. The Old School is still being used for various functions in the County.
Village Community Garden
201 W Paulk Street
The intent of the Village Community Garden is to provide food and education while meeting the needs of the community’s youth and their families. The community garden supports aeroponics technology as well as traditional agricultural practices. It is a place where youth can come to work, learn together, and engage in productive and empowering horticultural activities.
361 Doerun Road
http://www.exploregeorgia.org/listing/4880-tyson-steel-wildlife-museum Open Monday-Friday 8-5, but closed for lunch from 12:00 – 1:00. Free to Public. The museum contains animals from around the world displayed in their natural habitat. A must see!