The Chattahoochee Trace
The Chattahoochee Trace of Georgia and Alabama is a pleasing blend of Old South traditions and New South innovations, the Trace is a fascinating place to visit and live ... and Randolph County is proud to be a part of it..
The Chattahoochee Trace promotes heritage tourism, history eduction, and historic preservation.A mecca for history buffs, campers, hunters, cyclists, and vacationers, endless historic and recreational attractions are here to be explored and enjoyed. Indian mounds, historic buildings, covered bridges and old mills, championship golf courses, lunker-filled lakes, pilgrimages, and festivals abound throughout the resplendent Chattahoochee Trace where the romanticism of the past blends readily with the spirit of the present.
Two Randolph County landmarks are highlighted as part of the chase, Andrew College and the Fletcher Henderson House. The Andrew College charter, granted by the Georgia Legislature in 1854, is the second-oldest in the United States giving a college the authority to confer degrees upon women. U.S. 82, Cuthbert, Georgia. The Fletcher Henderson House, built in 1888, was the home of the late Fletcher Hamilton Henderson who was the leading black educator in Cuthbert for 64 years, and the home of famous jazz musician Fletcher Henderson.
The Chattahoochee Trace is an 18 county region in Alabama and Georgia promoted by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission (HCC), organized in 1970. In 1978 the Georgia General Assembly and the Alabama Legislature passed identical legislation to establish an interstate compact for the operation of the Commission. Final approval of the compact came in October of that year when the same bill cleared the U.S. Congress and President Carter signed it into law.
Georgia counties include Chattahoochee, Clay, Decatur, Early, Harris, Muscogee, Quitman, Randolph, Seminole, Stewart, and Troup. Alabama counties include Barbour