Downtown

Downtown

A history buff’s paradise and a college town, Milledgeville has an eclectic mix of activities for anyone to enjoy. Over 10 blocks of historic architecture are filled with coffee shops, clothing boutiques, great food and family residences. Shopping enthusiasts will find antique shops with lots of hidden gems, boutiques that offer trendy styles and a jewelry store celebrating over 125 years in business. Foodies will indulge in a buffalo bird sandwich, an environmentally correct pizza or sip a corona-rita. History buffs will march in Sherman’s footsteps and spend hours absorbed in the historical sites and enlightening museums. Families will stroll the booths at various seasonal events and markets, enjoying fresh, local produce and butterfly face painting.

The best way to see downtown is aboard ‘Milly’ the trolley. 'Milly' offers daily guided tours through the downtown, stopping for an inside tour of rotating historical sites.  

Spend some time visiting some of the great restaurantsthings to do and even spend the night above the buzz of downtown at the SoHo Lofts.

10 Facts About the Old Governor's...
Ten Facts about Georgia’s First Executive Residence. more...
Museum District
Walk beneath the shadows of the towering oaks though wrought iron gates that lead to magnificently preserved mansions, haunted historic sites and fascinating museums. more...
Georgia's Antebellum Trail
Milledgeville lies along this 100 mile trek through seven historic communities that escaped Sherman’s burning march through Georgia. more...
Historic Trolley Tour
Climb aboard the trolley tour for the best views of our charming southern town and guided tours of rotating historic stops. more...
Flannery O'Connor
American author Flannery O'Connor was born in Savannah, Georgia, on March 25, 1925. She later moved to Milledgeville, Georgia where she graduated from Georgia State... more...
Carl Vinson
Carl Vinson's service in the House of Representatives exceeds that of anyone elected to the Congress of the United States since it first convened in 1798. Learn more... more...
Historic District
Milledgeville's historic district encompasses several cultures and boasts of more than 20 architectural landmarks, with more than a dozen identified as historical sites.
Step on Guides
Step on guides are available through the Convention & Visitors Bureau. Your guide will take you back in time and share the history and trivia of the Old Capitol. You will... more...