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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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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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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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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Deep Roots Heads to Milly

Milledgeville’s most anticipated event is happening this Saturday, Oct. 22, and locals are lining up for tickets. With the amazing festival atmosphere, food, shopping and music, you do not want to miss this favorite event. Here are the 5 things we are looking forward to the most: 1. Artist Booths…

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What Should You Do Today?

With the Milledgeville’s beautiful autumn weather approaching, there are almost too many options of things to do! Whatever activities you enjoy, we wanted to help you plan the perfect weekend. 1. Enjoy Milledgeville’s beautiful waters by tubing down the Oconee River. Rent a raft or kayak from…

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Milly Collective

In the age of Pinterest and Do-it-yourselfers, The Market Collective is a shop that can cure the most extreme cases of crafting fever. Whether you want to buy something that is beautifully hand-made, or be involved in creating a special craft, The Market Collective has everything you need for a…

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Trivia Time

Milledgeville is very well known for its fun and thriving downtown area during the day, but few know about the fun events that occur a little later, like Trivia at some of our favorite local restaurants. Brush up on your weird knowledge, and join the Milledgeville locals for some friendly…

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