Attractions Near Habersham County, Georgia

The Big Red Apple - Cornelia GA

The Big Red Apple stands on the railway depot grounds in downtown Cornelia. The replica of the North Georgia apple is seven feet tall and 22 feet in circumference. It weighs 5,200 pounds and is painted in natural colors. The apple is constructed of steel and concrete and was molded in Winchester, Va., in 1925. It is erected on a concrete pedestal eight feet high and six feet square at the base. The monument was donated by Southern Railway. Cornelia hosts the Big Red Apple Festival, featuring crafts, specialty foods, entertainment of all kinds, an antique car show and the "Big Red Apple 5K Run" the first weekend of October each year and has become known as "The Home of the Big Red Apple."  1-800 835-2559

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