March 22 Blue Ridge Scenic Railway Excursion to Benefit Kennesaw Museum Foundation

Proceeds from the March 22 excursion on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway will benefit the Kennesaw Museum Foundation in its support of the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History.

The train departs Blue Ridge at 11 a.m. and travels north along the Toccoa River, winding through the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains. After an hour-long journey north, the train stops at the twin border towns of McCaysville, Ga., and Copperhill, Tenn.

Passengers will have two hours at the Georgia-Tennessee line to tour, shop and dine before the return trip back to Blue Ridge.

When purchasing tickets both online and by phone, guests should use select Closed Coach 105 or 106 and use the code “Museum” to receive a 10 percent discount to ensure the proceeds benefit the Kennesaw Museum Foundation. With the discount, tickets are $28 for adults, $24.30 for seniors and $17.10 for children.

For more information on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, visit or call (877) 413-8724. The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway is located at 241 Depot Street in downtown Blue Ridge.

For more information on the Southern Museum, call (770) 427-2117 ext. 3058, visit or follow the Museum at