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The Thomson-McDuffie County CVB is glad to help you develop your story. Here are a few ideas to get you started! For more information or ideas, please contact Elizabeth Vance at evance@thomson-mcduffie.net or (706)597-1000.


Belle Meade hosts what is likely the largest opening day meet of any foxhunt in the world. A hundred or so riders from more than fifteen states converge with more than five hundred on-lookers to create a uniquely Southern version of opening day for a sport that started in England some four hundred years ago.MORE…

Covering more than 70,000 acres of water, Clarks Hill Lake is the largest U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project east of the Mississippi River and one of the largest inland bodies of water in the South. MORE…

Located in Georgia’s upper coastal plain near Dearing, the McDuffie facility includes the public fishing area, a warm water fish hatchery, and the McDuffie Environmental Education Center. The 570 acre facility is open daily from sunrise to sunset and offers visitors an array of outdoor opportunities, including MORE…

McDuffie County’s roots go back to the 1768 settlement of Wrightsboro, Georgia’s only Quaker settlement and the southernmost point of Quaker migration in North America. MORE…

Blind Willie McTell, one of the true pioneers and all-time greats of country blues guitar, was born south of Thomson, Georgia, in the area known as Happy Valley in McDuffie County. One of his most famous songs, “Statesboro Blues”, has been covered by artists such as Taj Mahal and The Allman Brothers Band. MORE…

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