Attractions Near White County, Georgia

Sautee Nacoochee Indian Mound near Helen Georgia

Nacoochee Indian Mound was the Center of the Ancient Cherokee town of Gauxule, visited by DeSoto in 1540 in his search for gold, according to legend. On this ceremonial mound, 190 feet long, 150 feet wide and 20 feet high, stood the Town House, where a sacred fire burned unceasingly. Ceremonial dances were performed in and around the Town House. Residents of the town lived on the flat land surrounding the mound. Another site to put on your list to visit when renting a cabin in the North Georgia Mountains.

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