Marianna’s walking tours offer visitors to take a walk down Lafayette Street and along shaded streets, to discover the rich heritage of Jackson County in Marianna, Graceville and Sneads. Elegant antebellum homes, sprawling plantations skirt the towns. Civil War battle sites and monuments all give a fascinating glimpse into Jackson County’s history and the proud spirit of its people.
Kayak, canoe or stand up paddle board guides of paddling tours are available at the historic Russ House &visitors center. The Chipola River, Merritt’s Mill Pond, and Ocheesee Pond are known for its scenic, pristine paddles.
Tour the historic Russ House visitor’s center and receive guides on historic home tour, paddling map of the rivers and lakes. Find the house with bullet hole in the living room wall, how many houses are haunted. Stop by St. Luke’s Episcopal Church to view the bible saved from the Civil War battle.
Don’t miss the opportunity to take a photograph at Two Egg city limit sign. It’s an absolute must. It’s where Faye Dunaway was born.