Historical & Military Sites, Lawrenceville, GA
Lawrenceville is full of history and there is much to see, and honor. From memorials to historical courthouses to cemeteries, experience the tribute Gwinnett County has created for who paved the way for what Lawrenceville is today.
Fallen Heroes Memorial & Armed Forces Monument
This memorial was created for our military and public safety officials consisting of about 700 heroes.
Freeman’s Grist Mill
The only working water-powered mills across the entire state of Georgia in 1996 used for farmers to help grind wheat and corn to be turned into flour and meal. This has now become part of the National Register of Historical Places.
Gwinnet Historical Courthouse, Museum & Grounds
Another site to see found on The National Register of Historic Places has 2.5 acres full of tributes for military and historical figures.
Think of it like Georgia’s version of the Hollywood Walk of Fame consisting of significant figures of history for the last 200 years who contributed to Lawrenceville. Medallions dedicated to them where you can read about through downtown and local parks.
A place of rest for the founders and confederate veterans of Gwinnett County including the first mayor. Many markers also include grave sites of former slaves. Also, check out MLK JR park.