Brown-Stetson-Sanford House
Gracie Childers
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Gracie Childers

Gracie is a junior at GCSU studying Mass Comm and French. She loves traveling (especially to Disney Parks), reading, watching movies, and singing along to Broadway musical soundtracks. When she’s not at Walt Disney World, she can usually be found driving around town in her red Mini Cooper. You can find her on Instagram @gracefullydisney.

10 Can’t-Miss Holiday Moments in Milledgeville

There’s no place like Milledgeville for the holidays. Mistletoe hangs in historic homes, your favorite Christmas songs fill the air, and the magic of the season is all around in our small town. Here in Milledgeville, you can take a candlelit tour of Georgia's Old Governor’s Mansion, delight in a…

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Seasonal Sips and Sweets

The holiday season is full of so many great things. Decorations are everywhere, Christmas songs are blasting in every store, and families are gathering together to celebrate. All of these things are fun aspects of the season, but there’s one more thing that Christmas normally brings...FOOD! That’s…

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Guide To Holiday Shopping in Milledgeville

The holiday season is upon us! It’s a time for joy, cheer, and giving... giving presents, that is! Holiday shopping can seem overwhelming when you have a ton of people on your list. Don’t stress, though! Milledgeville has you covered. Here’s our guide to the best holiday shopping in Milledgeville…

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Historic Holiday Homes

The holiday season is a time for the whole world to look merry and bright with magic. Milledgeville is no exception. Our small town is home to some of the most beautiful properties in the world and they look even better when they deck their halls for the holidays. Everyone loves decorations and…

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SISSY: The Spirit of the Willis House

The Willis House is a beautiful home nestled among towering magnolia trees on the southside of Milledgeville. The property has all the southern charm and elegance you can imagine...plus a lively spirit. Saralyn Latham, the current owner of the house, says her great aunt Sissy is alive and well. In…

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Mean Marion Stembridge

Marion Stembridge is one of Milledgeville’s most notorious characters. Even decades after his death, whispers of his crimes still circulate around town. Some even say that Marion himself can still be seen and heard. His story is one of murder, intrigue, and pain. If you want to know more about the…

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The Haunts of The Homestead

Built in 1818 by Peter Jones Williams, The Homestead has stood tall on Liberty Street for over 200 years. The home was the center of social life in Milledgeville and its walls held state officials, governors, and congressmen, among others. Besides being a gathering place, the Homestead belonged to…

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The Spirits of the Tate House

October has started and it is officially spooky season! Over the next few weeks, we are going to bring you tales of the most haunted properties in Milledgeville and the spirits that inhabit them. The first on our list is the infamous Tate House and those that lived there. The…

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Your Guide to Getting the Most Out of Deep Roots

October is almost upon us and Deep Roots is just around the corner! This festival is one of the best things about our little town and there’s just so much to see and do. For a first timer, it can be overwhelming; four downtown streets are completely blocked off to hold it all! We’re here to tell you…

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Top 5 Plates at The Local Yolkal

The Local Yolkal Cafe was recently named to Explore Georgia’s Top 100 Plates of 2019! Every year, Explore Georgia releases their list of the best dishes all over the state and we are thrilled that Local Yolkal made this year’s cut! The restaurant’s Eggs Benedict (which comes in SEVEN different…

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