Tallapoosa is home to many recreational and cultural opportunities for residents and visitors. The Tallapoosa Historical Society keeps the unique multiregional history of the city alive through publications, fairs, performances and meetings. Amelia's, The Johnson Family Homeplace is a heritage education facility that especially focuses on catering to schoolchildren, including home-schoolers.Helton Howland Memorial Park ("The Picnic Spot") - Tent and self contained vehicles for camping. Picnic Pavilion that is free to rent, multiple picnic tables, horseshoes, authentic military vehicles and equipment on display. Beach.