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The Sanford House in Milledgeville

Milledgeville's Famous Residents

When thinking about the rich history of Milledgeville, many think of the capital period, the colleges, or pieces of historic downtown that have stuck in one's memory. Many people of notable importance were either born in Milledgeville or chose this great place to live for a period of time. Check…

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What to do in Milledgeville this Fall

Milledgeville, with its stunning architecture, charming downtown district and abundant recreation, is a must-see any time of the year, but it is especially beautiful in fall. The scenic drive down Highway 441, museum tours, seasonal menu options, fishing, hiking and more welcome you to retreat for…

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A Weekend in Milledgeville

Grab your swim trunks and favorite rod for a splash in the waters of Lake Sinclair, pack your stretchy pants for indulging on southern flavors or lace up your sneakers for a walk through our historic district. However you decide to meet Milledgeville, we know you will love exploring our town for the…

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Top 9 Tours

Founded in 1803, our charming town is overflowing with rich history from years as the former capital of Georgia to the inspiration behind many of Flannery O’Connor’s short stories. Historical landmarks line the streets of Milledgeville. Travel back into different time periods as you uncover the…

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Free Things to do

Hoping to pack in some great travel on a budget? Whether you’re visiting for the weekend, or are a local resident, Milledgeville offers affordable options for fun activities that won’t break the bank. From outdoor adventures to museum visits to relaxing barside, we’ve rounded up our top picks of…

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Stay in Milledgeville’s Downtown District

This newly renovated historic beauty, originally built in 1820, is now available to welcome guests for overnight accommodations. The Inn on North Jefferson Street has five grand rooms with three currently available for guests to enjoy a luxury stay with incredible amenities and walking distance from…

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5 Flannery O'Connor Sites of Interest

Renowned as one of America’s greatest short-story authors, Flannery O’ Connor was a visionary in the field of Southern gothic literature. Deriving inspiration from the land and people around her, Flannery’s most-productive writing years were during her residence at Andalusia Farm in Milledgeville…

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The Eddy Neighborhood

Experience the stories and heritage of the historic Eddy Neighborhood which helped shape Milledgeville’s African American history for over a century. The people who lived within the neighborhood and the events that took place within these blocks played an intricate role in building the city's…

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Five Sites Celebrating African-American Contributions

Over 200 years of African-American contributions and achievements have built the foundation of Milledgeville’s past. From faith to education to commerce, keep reading to discover five sites where Black history has contributed to forming a strong foundation for the vibrant community Milledgeville is…

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Georgia’s Must Visit Small Town

Tucked between Atlanta and Savannah, Milledgeville has a rich history, breathtaking natural scenery, and amazing hospitality that will have you clearing your calendar for a long weekend getaway. As a college town and former 19th century capital of Georgia, Milledgeville is brimming with historic…

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