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The Sanford House in Milledgeville
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.

Tastiest Tacos

Cinco de Mayo is falling on a Taco Tuesday this year and we are already dreaming of all the delicious tacos we will consume! With so many tasty tacos to choose from in Milledgeville, we aren’t going to let social distancing hold us back from the food we love. The silver lining of ordering curbside…

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4 Ways to Make a Difference for Local Businesses

If you’re like us, it’s hard to sit on the sidelines these days without wanting to contribute and find ways to make a difference (beyond staying at home!) for the special places you love. From our new kids on the block to our iconic long-time businesses, our locally-owned business community needs…

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A Guide to Antiquing in Milledgeville

Everyone loves a good deal and searching antique stores is one of the best ways to find them! Antique stores are home to treasures from the past and present and some of the best treasures can be found here in Milledgeville. Here’s our list of the top places to go antiquing in Milly that you’ll…

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Top 20 Things To Do in Milly in 2020

It is the start of 2020 and this year is the absolutely perfect time to visit Milledgeville! We’ve got a whole new year ahead of us and that means a whole new year of possibilities! We have so many great experiences coming up and we hope you use this blog as a checklist to get them all done. Let’s…

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Milledgeville’s Can’t-Miss Dishes

Milledgeville is known for grand Antebellum homes lining the streets, a bright red trolley tour of Civil War history, and spending the day in the warm waters of Lake Sinclair. But once you have arrived, we will let you in on a secret… our food scene is ripe for discovery. We’re here to tell you…

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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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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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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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