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The Sanford House in Milledgeville

5 Flannery O'Connor Sites of Interest

One of America’s greatest authors, Flannery O’ Connor, set up residence in Milledgeville and gained inspiration from her farm and the beauty that resides there. During a visit to Milledgeville, you can experience several historical sites that influenced and inspired Flannery, from her home at…

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10 Must-Do Lake Sinclair Activities

Your plans for a Lake Sinclair getaway surely include going for a swim in the refreshing waters and maybe casting a line. While visiting Lake Sinclair, minutes from downtown Milledgeville, there is so much more you must plan to do. 1. Cruise the waves If you find yourself at the lake, obviously…

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4 Reasons to Visit the Sallie Ellis Davis House

One of Milledgeville’s hidden treasures, just steps away from Georgia’s Old Governor’s Mansion along Clarke Street, is the Sallie Ellis Davis House. In a time of great inequality, it was the home of an African American Educator and community leader in the early 1900’s who worked to create equal…

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Five Sites Celebrating African-American Contributions

Over 200 years of African-American contributions and achievements have built the foundation of Milledgeville’s past. From faith to education to commerce, keep reading to discover five sites where Black history has contributed to forming a strong foundation for the vibrant community Milledgeville is…

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6 Black-Owned Food Destinations to Try in Milledgeville

Locally owned businesses are a vital piece of our community’s economic make-up. They generate growth and bring fresh ideas into our town while also creating special and unique spots that mark the passing of each generation. In Milledgeville, our friends and neighbors come together to create spaces…

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First Timers Guide to Milledgeville

Located precisely in the middle of Georgia, only a couple hours drive from Atlanta and Savannah, Milledgeville is your next favorite small town adventure. Once the capital of Georgia, Milledgeville is known for its historic architecture, charming downtown district and recreational experiences…

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6 Romantic Date Night Options

February 14th. We all know the date. Whether you are looking to plan a Valentine’s date or a just-because romantic evening, a night out in our small-town will create memories that will last a lifetime. We’ve got 6 swoon-worthy romantic date options for when you want to treat your loved one to an…

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The Eddy Neighborhood

Experience the stories and heritage of the historic Eddy Neighborhood which helped shape Milledgeville’s African American history for over a century. The people who lived within the neighborhood and the events that took place within these blocks played an intricate role in building the city's…

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6 Travel Trends We Hope Stick Around in 2021

As we continue celebrating the hope of a fresh, new year, we’re reflecting on the silver linings of 2020 that helped us reimagine safer travel so that we could continue connecting in new and authentic ways. From small town love to the boom of patio dining to appreciating the great outdoors, we…

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6 Fantastic Ways to Get Outside in Milledgeville

Need a breath of fresh air? Overly accustomed to the four walls in your house? We’ve got the perfect hiking spots to fulfill your active cravings! Grab some hiking boots (or a good pair of sneakers) and get outside to one of Milledgeville’s six most popular outdoor destinations. From scenic walking…

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