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Tales of Strange LaGrange


Discover tales of the macabre and explore downtown LaGrange with local spirit guide Lewis Powell on his Strange LaGrange tours.

Stand in the Spot in West Point

West Point was vital to the development of Troup County’s industry and railroad system as well as its recovery from the Civil War.

LaGrange and Troup County’s Rich Railroad Heritage


The American railroad system is an important part of Troup County’s long history. The Georgia railroad systems enabled textile mills to flourish by providing easy transportation of southern cotton and textile goods. The rails, however, were in place long before our booming textile industry.

Stand In The Spot Where LaGrange History Happened

LaGrange carries a long and rich history filled with remarkable characters, legends and mysteries. The town is filled with large and small reminders of our most famous residents and the lives they lived. Read these stories and plan your visit to stand in the spots where LaGrange history happened!

Legends And Folklore: Oddities Of LaGrange


As a small town with a long and rich history, it’s not surprising that LaGrange has its fair share of legends and folklore. From our most famous ghost to a Civil War women’s militia, here are some of our favorite quirky legends.