As a prestigious Smithsonian Affiliations member, the Southern Museum is an inclusive and committed history center dedicated to educating, inspiring, and enriching people of all ages and backgrounds through knowledge-sharing and open dialogue, and providing a quality experience that fosters learning and conversation about the strategic and economic use of railroads during and after the Civil War. The Museum is home to the General locomotive, made famous during the Great Locomotive Chase of 1862. It also features an impressive Civil War collection and the Glover Machine Works, a restored early twentieth-century belt-driven locomotive assembly line. The Jolley Education Center offers numerous hands-on and interactive exhibits that are fun for the entire family.
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