The Sanford House in Milledgeville
Sam Smith
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Sam Smith is a Senior Mass Communication major at Georgia College who loves traveling, painting, and gardening. Her favorite Milledgeville pastimes include reading on the front lawn of GC, and eating blueberry pie ice cream at SweeTreats.

A Walk Down Liberty Street

Founded in 1803, Milledgeville is a charming small town has stunning architectural features highlighted on every corner. From noteworthy Greek revival architecture to landmarks like Georgia's Old Governor’s Mansion and Georgia College, Milledgeville was built with character. Stroll down Liberty…

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A Few of My Favorite Things

After four years in my home away from home, Milledgeville, I have learned the ins and outs of where to go, what to eat and everything in between. Some of my favorite times in Milly have been spent outside with friends, exploring historic sites and even relaxing on front campus reading one of my…

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Spring DIY Sports

Springtime always brings memories of warm days with a light breeze, perfect for a sports fan! Milledgeville has a ton of unique sports to try if you want to get outside. Whether you want it to be a family affair, or a fun afternoon with friends, here are some of our favorite ways to get active…

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April Showers bring Milly Flowers

Earth Day is quickly approaching, and if you love getting outside and enjoying the beautiful nature, Milledgeville is the place for you. Every corner has something to offer, from beautiful oak trees and blooming flowers, to calm lakes and flowing rivers. Here are some of our favorite outdoor…

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Easter Saturday in Milledgeville

Are you spending the holiday weekend in Milly? If so, we have the perfect Saturday planned out to make your Easter weekend full of family and fun. Milledgeville is the perfect place to celebrate our favorite spring holiday because of the beautiful spring flowers and sunny weather. Yoga at the Green…

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The 5 Best Picnic Spots in Milly

Springtime is in full speed, and we are loving the beautiful sunshine, soft breezes and the blooming flowers! What better way than to enjoy a meal outside with family and friends? Here is a list of the best picnic spots in Milly. Andalusia Farm Bring some friends and a classic Flannery O’Connor…

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Milledgeville: Then and Now Part 2

Milledgeville is known for its immense history as the Georgia State Capital from 1808 to 1868, during the Civil War. The town was modeled after Savannah, Georgia and Washington D.C., and is one of few towns to be laid out especially to be a capital. After the capital moved to Atlanta, Milledgeville…

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Galentine’s Day

Valentines Day is approaching quickly, but more importantly, Galentine’s Day is first. Galentine’s Day is the day before Valentines Day, and it is your opportunity to tell your girlfriends how much you love them! This is a day for pampering, all things pink, and won’t make you feel guilty for doing…

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Picture Perfect

With Milledgeville’s beautiful architecture, and mix of urban and rural landscape, nobody can deny that it is the ideal location for a fall photo-op. The leaves have changed, and the weather is still at that perfect temperature to go outside and take some beautiful shots. Here are 8 of our best…

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Southern Comfort Food

If you are headed to Milledgeville, you should expect our southern charm exuding from our historic homes and hospitality. And what is the South without our amazing southern cooking? With downtown restaurants that know how to add that southern flair to traditional dishes, you are sure to feel like…

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