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Explore over 50 rides at Wild Adventures Theme Park theme park, while getting up close and personal with hundreds of exotic animals. You'll h
Architectural Building
The Crescent , Valdosta
The Crescent, at 904 N. Paterson St. in Valdosta in Lowndes County, Georgia, is a Neoclassical house built in 1898. It was listed on the Nati
Wildlife Area
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This living exhibit features hundreds of free-flying butterflies, typically more than 50 species at any given time, birds from around the world and an assortment of other animals including turtles and fish to experience firsthand. Skilled interpretive staff are available to help answer questions and provide visitors with a personal and highly engaging experience. Visitors to Powell Hall will encounter signature permanent exhibition halls that explore the state’s unique habitats and rich cultural history, including information about some of Florida's early Native peoples. Visitors may view a Calusa Indian welcoming ceremony and mammoth and mastodon skeletons from the last ice age. **NOTICE: Tickets purchased on this site include a service fee imposed by Trip Advisor. Tickets purchased at the venue do not include this additional fee.**
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The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts is a premier regional arts center located in downtown Valdosta, GA, offering a wide variety of
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Valdosta is a city in and the county seat of Lowndes County, located on the southern border of Georgia, United States. As of 2013, Valdosta has a total population of 56,481, and is the 14th largest city in Georgia.Valdosta is the principal city of the Valdosta Metropolitan Statistical Area, which in 2010 had a population of 139,588. It includes part of Brooks County to the west.Valdosta is the home of Valdosta State University, a regional university in the University System of Georgia with over 10,900 students. The local public Valdosta High School has the most winning football program of any high school in the United States.Valdosta is called the Azalea City, as the plant grows in profusion there. The city hosts an annual Azalea Festival in March.HistoryEstablishmentValdosta was incorporated on December 7, 1860, when it was designated by the state legislature as the new county seat, formerly at nearby Troupville. The railroad was built to Valdosta that year, rather than Troupville, stimulating development in the new county seat. Many citizens of Troupville had already relocated to Valdosta when the Atlantic and Gulf Railroad was built four miles (about 6 km) away. On July 4, 1860, the engine known as Satilla No. 3 pulled the first train into Valdosta on the Atlantic and Gulf Railroad. Put Valdosta at the heart of your travel plans by using our United States sightseeing planner.

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