Georgia Studies Mrs. Eby. Agenda 1. Seven Wonders of the World 2. Seven Wonders of Georgia 3. Seven Wonders of Cobb County WOW!

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  • Georgia StudiesMrs. Eby

  • Agenda1. Seven Wonders of the World 2. Seven Wonders of Georgia 3. Seven Wonders of Cobb County WOW!

  • Seven Wonders of the WorldThe Great Wall of China

  • Seven Wonders of the WorldPetra, Jordan

  • Seven Wonders of the WorldChrist the RedeemerRio de Janeiro, Brasil

  • Seven Wonders of the WorldMachu Picchu, Peru

  • Seven Wonders of the WorldThe Pyramid at Chichen ItzaYukatan Peninsula, Mexico

  • Seven Wonders of the WorldThe Colosseum in Rome, Italy

  • Seven Wonders of the WorldTaj MahalAgra, India

  • Did you know

    Georgia also has seven wonders???

  • Seven Wonders of GeorgiaOkefenokee Swamp

  • Seven Wonders of GeorgiaTallulah Gorge

  • Seven Wonders of GeorgiaRadium Springs

  • Seven Wonders of GeorgiaWarm Springs

  • Seven Wonders of GeorgiaStone Mountain

  • Seven Wonders of GeorgiaProvidence Canyon

  • Seven Wonders of GeorgiaAmicalola Falls

  • And thenThe Seven Wonders of Cobb County

  • The Big ChickenOriginally a marketing ploy for a restaurant named Johnny Rebs ChickThis 56 foot tall chicken has endured time, storms, and restaurant changes to become a point of reference for those living in Cobb County

  • The GeneralLocated in the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive HistoryStolen during the Civil War, had its thieves been successful, the outcome of the war could have been changedInstead, its rival, The Texas, and a group of Confederate Soldiers tracked it down and became part of The Great Locomotive Chase

  • Kennesaw Mountain BattlefieldThe site of one of the single-bloodiest days of the Battle of Atlanta during the civil war3,000 union troops and 1,000 Confederate troops were killed here June 27th, 1864In 1935, the site became Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield ParkHas 3,000 acres of forests and trails making it the largest wilderness park in America

  • Concord Road Covered BridgeBuilt in 1848, this bridge in Smyrna is still open to trafficThis one-lane bridge is a focal point for Smyrnas Historic Covered Bridge District

  • Boeing B-29 SuperfortressTransformed Cobb Countys economy, and made it the industrial center of the Southeast, & helped the U.S. defeat Japan in WWIIBell Aircraft Corporation made 663 Superfortresses from its Marietta factory which later was purchased by Lockheed Martin who refurbished the aircraft for the Korean War

  • Marietta SquareHub of comfort & celebration for Cobb CountyHome to historic landmarks such as the 1898 train depot (now the Marietta Welcome Center), the antebellum Kennesaw House (one of only two homes in Marietta to survive the Civil War),& the 1880 warehouse which now houses the Gone With the Wind Museum

  • Brandis World-Famous Hot DogsLocated in a small wooden shack on the Church Street extensionThe chili recipe is known only by 10 people over the 28 years its has been in existence