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© 1971-2019 Headley Construction Corporation.

Site designed by Peach State Productions.

FDR STATE PARK CABINS
Pine Mountain, Georgia

CLIENT: 

Georgia Department of Natural Resources State Parks + Historic Sites 

PROJECT SIZE: 

16,000 sq ft

RECOGNITION: 

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Project Details:

At 9,049 acres, Georgia’s largest state park is a hiker’s and backpacker’s haven. More than 40 miles of trails, including the popular 23 mile Pine Mountain Trail, wind through hardwood and pines, over creeks and past small waterfalls. Above King’s Gap is Dowdell’s Knob where President Franklin D. Roosevelt sometimes picnicked and pondered world affairs. 

Several park amenities were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression, including cottages and the Liberty Bell swimming pool fed by cool springs. A wooded campground sits near the edge of a small fishing lake, and privately operated stables offer guided horseback rides. In 1924, FDR came to this part of Georgia to swim in naturally warm springs that offered relief from polio. Today, nearby Roosevelt’s Little White House State Historic Site invites visitors to see his modest home, a museum and the pools that first drew him here.

Headley Construction was proud to complete extensive interior renovations to Cabins 1-16, including carefully preserving eleven of the buildings that were constructed by the CCC's in the 1930s. The work included interior demolition, all new MEP systems, new bathroom and kitchen layouts, cabinets, tile and carpet flooring, interior and exterior painting and new roofs. 

Services Performed:

General Contracting, Value Engineering, Site Development, Demolition, Metal Fabrications, Rough Carpentry, Composite Wood Decks, Sheathing, Exterior Finish Carpentry, Interior Finish Carpentry, Simulated Stone Countertops, Weather Barriers, Architectural Shingles, Siding, Sheet Metal Flashing, and trim, Joint Sealants, Stile and Rail Wood Doors, Wood Windows, Door Hardware, Glazing, Mirrors, Gypsum Board, Ceramic Tile, Wood Flooring and Refinished, Carpet Tile Exterior and Interior Painting, Wood Staining and Transparent Finishes, Interior & exterior Furniture, Fire Extinguishers, Toilet and Bath Accessories, Residential Appliances, Residential Casework, Blinds, HVAC, Electrical, and Plumbing

Photos by Georgia State Parks Division + Atlanta Trails