Milledgeville’s charming downtown district and stunning 1800's architecture are sure to welcome you and your sweetheart for an elegant southern celebration. From magnificent Antebellum mansions to castle-style grandeur, Millegdeville’s most iconic historic venues invite you to celebrate amid a timeless backdrop as you toast to your own happily ever after.
1. Georgia’s Old Governor’s Mansion
Georgia’s Old Governor’s Mansion is one of Milledgeville’s most iconic destinations and with its dreamy peach exterior, beautiful columns and grandly restored interior - it’s certainly easy to see why. Its majesty is one of our city’s crowning jewels and as the former home of 1800s governors it is the perfect venue for those who love history. Whether you’re looking for an afternoon wedding on the lawn or a starlit reception, this venue delivers an impressive backdrop!
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2. Antebellum Inn
Looking for a more cozy affair? The Antebellum Inn is perfect for a smaller and more intimate wedding or reception. This 1890 home is in the heart of Milledgeville’s historic district and provides a quaint and welcoming space for your special day. Between its elegant dining room, spiral staircase, and beautiful landscaping, the Antebellum Inn is sure to charm your guests.
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3. Georgia's Old Capitol Building
Built in 1807, Georgia’s Old Capitol Building is considered the first example of Gothic architecture in a public building in the United States. The pointed spires and castle-like aesthetic project an ambience fit for a queen (or that hard-to-impress future mother-in-law). The green expanse of lawn is a stunning backdrop for photos and the spacious legislative chambers are sure to wow your guests.
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4. Rose Hill at Lockerly Arboretum
Classic southern architecture meets the stunning beauty of nature at Lockerly Arboretum’s Rose Hill. Located on over 50 acres of gardens and trails, Rose Hill is a magnificent example of a Greek Revival home featuring a variety of architectural gems. Tie the knot in front of the property’s gorgeous 19th-century mansion while surrounded by blooming flowers and towering trees.
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5. Chapel of All Faiths
The perfect venue for a traditional wedding celebration, the Chapel of All Faiths is a historic non-denominational chapel on the edge of the former Central State Hospital Campus. Overlooking an expansive pecan grove, the Chapel provides a classic and picturesque site capable of welcoming nearly 600 guests. Venue options include the traditional sanctuary space, pecan grove and a reception hall. As an added bonus, the Chapel neighbors several beautiful 1800’s historic buildings also a part of the former Central State Hospital Campus.
Photo credit to @rachellinderphotos
6. O’Quinn’s Mill
Is al fresco more your style? Located right outside of Milledgeville, O’Quinn’s Mill is a lovely choice for an outdoor wedding and reception. Built in 1807 as a grist mill, today, O’Quinn’s Mill offers a tranquil setting for lovebirds to tie the knot. The vintage mill overlooks an 18-acre pond surrounded by a grassy bank and an overlook deck with stunning sunset views. As an added bonus, a charmingly renovated farmhouse is located on property for wedding day preparations and reception fun!
Photo credit to @oquinnsmill