The Atlanta History Center has enhanced the gardens and grounds for younger visitors with the addition of the Connor Brown Discovery Trail. The Connor Brown Discovery Trail, named in memory of Connor Brown who frequented the gardens often and loved to run, play, and discover along the wooded trails at the Atlanta History Center, was made possible by Connor’s friends and family as a gift to children and families who visit the Atlanta History Center.
The self-guided Connor Brown Discovery Trail introduces the very young to the many features of the Atlanta History Center’s campus. Designed to link the Atlanta History Center’s gardens, grounds, and historic houses in an engaging voyage of discovery for children and their families, the new trail teaches children about weather, trees, plants, landscape, and animals that are common in the Georgia region.
Seven interactive discovery stations encourage children to play, explore, imagine, ask questions, and seek additional knowledge on the environment around them. Each discovery station features an interactive activity, coupled with information on a variety of topics ranging from weather patterns, to identifying trees and their leaves, to exploring a cotton terrace, to learning about a variety of animals that are native to Georgia. Families can travel the trail on their own or use the Connor Brown Discovery Trail Guide to enhance their outdoor adventures.