Heritage Park

November 7th, Sunday Afternoon Events

This Sunday, November 7th at 3PM the Friends of the Concord Covered Bridge Historic District will hold their annual meeting. Join us online for a fascinating historical tour through some of Smyrna’s treasures. Some highlights of this meeting: Jennie Eldrige,…
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A Year In Review – 2020

While many of us may be glad to leave 2020 behind, I wanted to take a minute to celebrate some of our community’s accomplishments this past year. We got quite a number of our goals completed despite the challenges brought on by the pandemic. Here are a few of the highlights!

Unearthing Cobb County’s Historic Maps

I have always been fascinated with maps. Old maps; unfamiliar maps; maps that hold lost information; maps that show secret buried treasures; maps that walk you through dark unknown caves, etc…. The best birthday party I ever attended I was…
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Fake News! in 1870s Smyrna

We have all heard quite a bit about “Fake News” lately–probably much more than we really want to. But I think it will be interesting to look at a little incident from the 1870s that happened at the Concord Woolen…
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The Story of the Silver Comet

The Silver Comet Trail has been enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of cyclists and joggers each year since its completion in the late 1990s. Most people know the trail was built on an abandoned railroad track, but not everyone knows…
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Upcoming Meeting Dates!

Spring is just around the corner; soon our parks will be blooming again, and we will see more and more people enjoying the Silver Comet Trail through Heritage Park and the Concord Covered Bridge Historic District. With Daylight Saving Time…
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Join Us October 14th at Heritage Park

This is a quick reminder that the Friends of the Concord Covered Bridge Historic District will be meeting tomorrow morning, October 14th, 8:30 AM to clean up around the Historic District to keep our park beautiful. The weather forecast looks…
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Step Up to Clean Up

CALLING ALL NEIGHBORS AND FRIENDS TO “ADOPT-A- MILE” Saturday, October 14th, 8:30 AM until 11:00 AM, in the Concord Covered Bridge Historic District. Step Up to Clean Up. Come by the Silver Comet trail head on Concord Road Saturday morning…
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Cobb County Parks and Recreation Wants Your Input

The Cobb County Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is asking for feedback on how Cobb County citizens use the park facilities as they update the Master Plan. If you have a few minutes, please visit and fill out the…
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