I always take the time to stop and look around to see what I can find that is eye catching here in Georgia. There’s beauty everywhere you look–and sometimes in strange and unusual places. Take a look at what I found! These 15 strange and striking places in Georgia will surely make you stop and look twice!
1) Georgia Guidestones
These unusual granite stones in Elbert County, GA are a mystery to Georgia residents. These 10 stones are inscribed with 8 modern languages and 4 ancient languages on top of the stones. They are known as the "American Stonehedge."
2) Strange Store on GA/TN Line
This little store is a strange sight to see set against the cloudy, Georgia sky.
3) Live Interactive Video Art installation at Le Flash experimental art festival in Atlanta, Georgia
Those are live talking heads in the windows at an art festival in Atlanta, GA! The two 14 foot long heads are people who spoke and engaged with speakers in an art experiment.
4) Castle in Alpharetta, GA
Just say "castle in Canton" and people will know exactly what you're talking about! This unusual castle is a private residence with a moat and miniature dwarfs to protect the property!
5) Georgia's Central State Hospital
This was once the largest mental facility in Georgia. Now that it is an old abandoned structure it is the place of hauntings! It's a photographer's dream!
Another photo inside Central State Hospital
6) Children's Fantasy Treehouse in Stone Mountain, GA
This treehouse is the perfect place for a little girls' fortress! According to the owner of this photograph, there is a blue boy's treehouse right beside this one!
7) Sorrel Weed House
This historic house is open for tours in Savannah, GA. The opening scene of famous movie Forrest Gump was actually filmed on the roof of this house!
8) The Gingerbread House in Savannah, GA
Another interesting house in Savannah --The Gingerbread House! Not only is this fancy Victorian home interesting to look at, but it's surrounded by 200 year old oak trees.
9) Pink & Purple Victorian House in Savannah, GA
I'm not sure if this home has a specific name, but it sure is strange to look at. A pink and purple house is sure to get anyone's attention!
10) The Nolan House
This is an old abandoned mansion in Bostwick, GA. There is something dreamy and mysterious about this house.
11) Castle in Macon, GA
This grand old mansion in Macon, GA seems to be more like a castle! Definitely a head-turner!
12) The Swan House
One of the most historic places in Atlanta, the Swan House has always been an Atlanta landmark for visitors to gaze at.
13) House on Coleman Hill in Macon, GA
14) Mansion in Hartwell, GA
Another beautiful mansion in Hartwell, GA is sure to cause many rubber necks!
15) Moss Cottage in Jekyll Island, GA
This unusual yet beautiful home was once owned by Valentine Everit Macy-- a man belonging to a family of New York industrialists at the turn of the 20th century. The colors of this home are striking!
Are there any unusual castles, mansions or abandoned structures near your home? Do you have any photos of them? If so, show us in the comments below!