The Sanford House in Milledgeville
Bonnie Simmons
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Bonnie Simmons

Meet Bonnie. Bonnie is the social media voice, website whiz and marketing director for the Milledgeville-Baldwin CVB. Bonnie fell in love with Milly while she attended Georgia College and worked at the downtown staple establishment, The Brick. Now married and chasing a toddler, she appreciates Milledgeville's family friendly adventures, from walking at the Oconee River Greenway to attending a First Friday.  

Gifts of Extraordinary Experiences

Are you struggling with finding a gift for that friend or family member that already has EVERYTHING they could ever want? With so much to do in Milledgeville, make your gift an experience to remember this year! We all have been guilty of having too much stuff (or waiting too late for free shipping)…

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The College Years

Your Milledgeville college years can be some of the greatest memories, meals and friendships of your life. But, have you been back to Milledgeville lately? The Brick is still serving up delicious stuffed sticks, and Amici is still jamming local bands, but the latest additions are amazing too. From…

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Oliver Hardy's Time in Milledgeville

Oliver Norvell Hardy was a successful American comedic actor in silent films and one half of the Academy Award winning comic duo Laurel and Hardy, the double act that began in the era of silent films and lasted from 1927 to 1951. Hardy called Milledgeville home from 1903 – 1913. "It was in…

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In Case You Missed It...

One of Milledgeville’s favorite Holiday traditions is touring Georgia’s Old Governor’s Mansion while it is decorated for Christmas celebrations. In case you missed it, here are 5 insider peeks to make you put it on your 2018 bucket list! 1. The largest decoration in the Mansion is the 28-foot-tall…

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The Layover: Milledgeville

While the term layover may conjure ideas of a delay in flights or time wasted between destinations, it also can be the thrill and excitement of added time spent exploring an unexpected city. Perhaps one is traveling from Atlanta to Savannah, or Canada to Florida, there may be a layover in…

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A Must Do in Milly

“Move over Savannah” said a TripAdvisor reviewer of Milledgeville’s Trolley Tour. “The best way to see Milledgeville… is by trolley.” Mary Ann Anderson explains during her travel of the Antebellum Trail in The Washington Post. We couldn’t agree more. A guided drive through the landmark historic…

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Bromance in Milledgeville

As the month of romance comes to a close, we cannot help but think of the love we share for our boys, dudes, bros… aka a bromance. While Milledgeville is full of historic grace and martini nights, we also offer testosterone fueled bonding. If you’re looking for a man vs nature type day, look no…

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