Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
Ride the SAM Shortline Excursion Train!
Upcoming Events
Friday, April 3, 2015
Watermelon Express Train Ride
Friday, Apr 3, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA Enjoy this ride from our Downtown Cordele Depot to Historic Plains, the small Georgia town made famous by President Jimmy Carter. 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Americus Explorer Train Ride
Saturday, Apr 4, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you can travel from Cordele through Ga. Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear, visit Historic Downtown Americus, tour Habitat for Humanity's Global Village (Admission applies. Call 229-410-7937 for group reservations and rates). 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Friday, April 10, 2015
Thronateeska Limited
Friday, Apr 10, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA The Thronateeska Limited takes you from the heart of Downtown Cordele's railroad district through Georgia Veterans State Park and over beautiful Lake Blackshear into Sumter County. The lake was formed by the damming the Flint River, known to native Indians to the area as "Thronateeska". 229-276-0755.
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Saturday, April 11, 2015
Peanut Express
Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 10 AM to 3:30 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Cordele, GA
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Cordele, GA Take a tourist train ride through southern Georgia.  Visit the large collection of telephones in Leslie at the Rural Telephone Museum (Train ticket includes FREE admission to the museum). Then travel west to Plains for some delightful peanut treats. 229-276-0755.
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Friday, April 17, 2015
Peanut Express
Friday, Apr 17, 2015 10 AM to 3:30 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Cordele, GA
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Cordele, GA Take a tourist train ride through southern Georgia.  Visit the large collection of telephones in Leslie at the Rural Telephone Museum (Train ticket includes FREE admission to the museum). Then travel west to Plains for some delightful peanut treats. 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Watermelon Express Train Ride
Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA Enjoy this ride from our Downtown Cordele Depot to Historic Plains, the small Georgia town made famous by President Jimmy Carter. 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Friday, April 24, 2015
Watermelon Express Train Ride
Friday, Apr 24, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA Enjoy this ride from our Downtown Cordele Depot to Historic Plains, the small Georgia town made famous by President Jimmy Carter. 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Americus Explorer Train Ride
Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you can travel from Cordele through Ga. Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear, visit Historic Downtown Americus, tour Habitat for Humanity's Global Village (Admission applies. Call 229-410-7937 for group reservations and rates). 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Friday, May 1, 2015
Thronateeska Limited
Friday, May 1, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA The Thronateeska Limited takes you from the heart of Downtown Cordele's railroad district through Georgia Veterans State Park and over beautiful Lake Blackshear into Sumter County. The lake was formed by the damming the Flint River, known to native Indians to the area as "Thronateeska". 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Saturday, May 2, 2015
May Day Festival Special
Saturday, May 2, 2015 9:45 AM to 3:35 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA Special Excursion to Plains, Archery and AME Church 877-427-2457.
MapQuest
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Watermelon Express Train Ride
Thursday, May 7, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA Enjoy this ride from our Downtown Cordele Depot to Historic Plains, the small Georgia town made famous by President Jimmy Carter. 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Friday, May 8, 2015
Americus Explorer Train Ride
Friday, May 8, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you can travel from Cordele through Ga. Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear, visit Historic Downtown Americus, tour Habitat for Humanity's Global Village (Admission applies. Call 229-410-7937 for group reservations and rates). 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Saturday, May 9, 2015
National Train Day / Cordele-Crisp "Touch-A-Train"
Saturday, May 9, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Cordele, GA
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Cordele, GA A day full of fun and family-friendly activities at the Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Depot. Call for more information. 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Watermelon Express Train Ride
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA Enjoy this ride from our Downtown Cordele Depot to Historic Plains, the small Georgia town made famous by President Jimmy Carter. 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Friday, May 22, 2015
Watermelon Express Train Ride
Friday, May 22, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA Enjoy this ride from our Downtown Cordele Depot to Historic Plains, the small Georgia town made famous by President Jimmy Carter. 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Americus Explorer Train Ride
Saturday, May 23, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you can travel from Cordele through Ga. Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear, visit Historic Downtown Americus, tour Habitat for Humanity's Global Village (Admission applies. Call 229-410-7937 for group reservations and rates). 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Watermelon Express Train Ride
Saturday, May 30, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA Enjoy this ride from our Downtown Cordele Depot to Historic Plains, the small Georgia town made famous by President Jimmy Carter. 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Friday, June 5, 2015
Thronateeska Limited
Friday, Jun 5, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA The Thronateeska Limited takes you from the heart of Downtown Cordele's railroad district through Georgia Veterans State Park and over beautiful Lake Blackshear into Sumter County. The lake was formed by the damming the Flint River, known to native Indians to the area as "Thronateeska". 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Sumter Special
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM to 4:30 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Cordele, GA
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Cordele, GA Departing from Georgia Veterans State Park, enjoying a breath-taking view of Lake Blackshear then enjoy visiting Historic Dowtown Americus as well as President Jimmy Carter's hometown of Plains.
MapQuest
Friday, June 12, 2015
Watermelon Express Train Ride
Friday, Jun 12, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA Enjoy this ride from our Downtown Cordele Depot to Historic Plains, the small Georgia town made famous by President Jimmy Carter. 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Watermelon Express Train Ride
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA Enjoy this ride from our Downtown Cordele Depot to Historic Plains, the small Georgia town made famous by President Jimmy Carter. 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Friday, June 19, 2015
Americus Explorer Train Ride
Friday, Jun 19, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you can travel from Cordele through Ga. Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear, visit Historic Downtown Americus, tour Habitat for Humanity's Global Village (Admission applies. Call 229-410-7937 for group reservations and rates). 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Presidential Flyer Train Ride
Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 10 AM to 4:25 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Cordele, GA
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Cordele, GA Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you will travel from Georgia Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear to Plains, Archery and back. Explore President Jimmy Carter's boyhood farm, go shopping and sample peanut butter treats. 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Watermelon Express Train Ride
Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA Enjoy this ride from our Downtown Cordele Depot to Historic Plains, the small Georgia town made famous by President Jimmy Carter. 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
Friday, June 26, 2015
Watermelon Express Train Ride
Friday, Jun 26, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA Enjoy this ride from our Downtown Cordele Depot to Historic Plains, the small Georgia town made famous by President Jimmy Carter. 229-276-0755.
MapQuest
 
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