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Helen supports more than 150 shops, 30 factory outlets, about 40 restaurants, and nearly 1,200 hotel rooms. In recent years Helen has attracted as many as 1.5 million tourists a year.
September 29, 2016
New Georgia Encyclopedia editors continually update the resource in order to keep the encyclopedia's 2,200+ articles fresh and accurate. Here, they report on recent interesting changes.Helen started seriously attracting tourists in the late 1960s, when local businesspeople decided to transform the downtown to mimic a Bavarian village. By 1972 the half-timber framing, intricate roof lines,... Full Post
Posted By: Chris Dobbs
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