Known as the “Kaolin Capital of the World,” for more 50 years Washington County has celebrated its heritage with an annual Kaolin Festival as people from all parts of the world gather to enjoy arts, crafts, antiques, music, food and a parade. The festival is in October each year and activities are spread out over a week and include a Ms. Kaolin Festival, arts and crafts a parade and the county fair.
Brown House Museum
The Brown House Museum is located on North Harris Street and is one of several beautifully restored mostly Victorian homes just off the square. North Harris Street was formerly known as Silk Stocking Street because affluent ladies would hang their silk stockings over the porch railings advertising their wealth.
Augusta, GA and The Masters
Sandersville, GA is less than 70 miles from Augusta. Most people know Augusta because it is the site of the Masters Tournament, played each spring at the Augusta National Golf Club. The Masters was, and still is, considered the best-run golf tournament in the world.