The Heritage Civil War Tour is a free mobile app available for download on the Apple App Store and the Android Market. The app was developed through a joint effort between Heritage Sandy Springs and the Southern Heritage Video Productions. The app features include interactive maps, historic photos, driving directions, and audio narratives.
Sandy Springs has a rich, complex Civil War history. This app is a wonderful new asset that residents and visitors to the area can utilize to learn more of the pivotal role the area played during the turbulent summer of 1864, when Union General William T. Sherman unleashed his Army to cross the Chattahoochee River and take the City of Atlanta.
The Sandy Springs Civil War app offers a journey back in time. It allows locals and travelers to have a guided tour of Sandy Springs’ civil war sites, including river crossings, strategic ridgelines, campsites, historic homes, and graveyards.