In the 1830s, the railroad building craze hit Cobb County, and as more and more rail workers came to the county, Kennesaw grew up around that industry. Residents later founded the city in 1887. During the Civil War, Kennesaw served as the staging ground for the Great Locomotive Chase, an event now recounted at the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History. The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History.
The City of Kennesaw Parks & Recreation Department is dedicated to providing the highest quality recreational opportunities through the development of both active and passive programs and facilities to promote the physical, social, and mental wellness of its citizens. The City of Kennesaw Parks & Recreation Department is a member of the Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The department was recognized as the GRPA 2011 Agency of the Year.
The City of Kennesaw is proud to offer FREE WIRELESS INTERNET access at several of its facilities. We hope that this guide will give you some basic information regarding wireless, or “wi-fi”, Internet access. Wireless access allows a user with a compatible laptop, PDA, smartphone or other wi-fi capable device to access the wealth of information and entertainment available on the Internet. Our networks are high-speed, providing near DSL-quality connections the following areas: