Birdsong Nature Center
Birdsong Nature center is located on Meridian Road just 2 miles SW of Susina. Birdsong Nature Center's 565 acres of wildflower meadows, forests, ponds and swamps, are home to a myriad of birds and other wildlife. Founders Betty and Ed Komarek created this haven for wildlife so others will have a place to experience nature and become inspired to protect natural resources everywhere. Visit the Bird Window for an extraordinary and intimate bird-viewing experience. The surrounding gardens and pool have attracted over 160 species of birds, including many rare and first sightings. Enjoy twelve miles of nature trails that provide the perfect setting for casual hiking and exploration. Enjoy the Butterfly Garden, vibrant with colorful butterflies from April - November. Listen to the sounds of nature at the Listening Place, a screened pavilion overlooking Big Bay Swamp. Open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9 AM - 5 PM and Sunday 1 PM - 5 PM. Admission is $5 for adults, $2.50 for children 4-12 years old, free to members.
Website: www.birdsongnaturecenter.org

Thomas County Museum of History
The Historical Society and Museum are active members of the Thomasville community. Extensive historical records are organized and archived with full time professional staff. Much of the historical material in this website is from museum archives. Events include guest lecturers, as well as annual history camps for children, Chicken Perleau picnics and Bluegrass and Butterbean plantation picnics. Exhibits there include original oil portraits of James Joseph and Harriet Blackshear by John Mifflin and other Susina Plantation memorabilia. Tours of the museum are offered 10-11:30 and 2-3:30 Monday - Friday. Adults are $5 and students are $1.
Website: www.thomascountyhistory.org

Grady County Historical Society
The Grady County Historical Society brings together people interested in history, especially of Grady County, Georgia. They hold special programs, an annual silent auction, and a tour of homes. The Historical Society operates the Museum and History Center in downtown Cairo, Georgia, to preserve, interpret and display materials that depict the history of the people and places of Grady County and southwest Georgia. Regular hours of the museum are 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Tuesday and Thursday, and 11:00 am to
5:00 pm Wednesday. For more information you may telephone the Museum at (229) 377-5142 or visit the website.
Website: www.gradyhistorical.org


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