Thomson is a city located in McDuffie County, Georgia, United States of America. In present times, Thomson has an area of 4 square miles and approximately 6,800 residents, according to a recent census. Thomson is also the county seat of McDuffie County and is nicknamed “The Camellia City of the South” because through the city you can admire thousands of camellias. In the beginning, the city was a plantation owned by John Langston. When it was settled, it received the name of John Edgar Thomson. It was incorporated on February 15, 1854. It you plan to visit it, there are some point of interest that you will surely like.
Top Attractions within Thomson
Rock House is a historical building located within the area of Thomson. This is supposed to be the oldest building raised from stone in the whole state of Georgia. Rock House was raised in 1785 and is now an important touristic attraction of Thomson. Guided tours can be taken if you want to find more about the history of this great property.
Hickory Hills Museum is a historical museum that you can see while visiting Thomson. This museum depicts the long history of the city, since the settlement, in the mid 18th century and until present days. Inside it, you can admire beautiful collections of costumes and memorabilia of the early settlers of Thomson and you can take guided tours to find more about this lovely town.
White Columns Inn is a great place for accommodation when travelling to Thomson. If accommodation is not one of your problems, at least stop to eat at the restaurant located within the inn. The atmosphere is peaceful and relaxed and the décor is beautiful. The menu is sophisticated and the dishes belong to the international cuisine. If you are a connoisseur, you will also enjoy the possibility of choosing a tasty wine from the long wine list of this Thomson restaurant.