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The River Line Historic Area embraces historic and natural resources West of the Chattahoochee River to unite the community as a place of distinction linking Vinings, Smyrna, and Mableton, Georgia

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The Shoupades
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Shoupade Park

A Chattahoochee River Line Battlefield Site

What is a Shoupade?

Saturday, March 17, 2018

12 noon to 4 pm

Shoupade Park & Silver Comet Trail Event 

 The River Line Historic Area


Shoupade Park & The Unfinished Silver Comet Trail

4770 Oakdale Road, Smyrna 30080


Saturday, March 17, 2018

12 noon to 4 pm


View the adjacent unfinished Silver Comet Rail Trail

 destined to connect with Atlanta’s BeltLine Trail.

Explore Cobb County’s Civil War Shoupade Park with spontaneous tours

 by historian Michael K. Shaffer.  Learn about the River Line Historic Area’s

6-mile Master Plan embracing historic and natural resources

 along the Chattahoochee River uniting 

Vinings, Smyrna and Mableton as a place of distinction.

Admission:  FREE!


The Atlanta Preservation Center’s Phoenix Flies Event, March 3 – 25, 2018

Click here to download and distribute the event flyer


to Shoupade Park 
Shoupade Park
 Historic Civil War Battlefield Park

This park was created by Pulte Homes stipulated by
The Cobb County Board of Commissioners
during rezoning for the construction of the surrounding 
Pulte Park Avenue housing development.
After adding all the required park amenities,
Pulte donated Shoupade Park to Cobb County in 2010.

Park Features
  • Approximately 1.5 acre historic passive pocket park
  • Natural topography offers a panoramic view of the city of Atlanta
  • Enter at the iron gate and follow the path leading to
    2               Shoupade forts separated by a trench and artillery redan
  • 4 historic interpretive signs for battlefield earthworks
  • Parking at Oakdale Road entrance
  • Cobb County Register of Historic Places - added March 28, 2017