Explore Milledgeville | Baldwin County

Stately southern mansions and gracious garden gates have harbored distinguished governors, generals, and ghosts within historic MILLEDGEVILLE. Make a date with Milly to stroll the eclectic mix of locally owned shops and dining options or take a trolley ride through the historic district with impressive architecture.

Meet Milledgeville, the First Lady of Georgia. This charming southern town boast a hip college vibe that has an eclectic mix of locally owned shops and dining options. Hop aboard Milly and take a trolley ride through the historic district or stroll along the Oconee River Greenway. This Great American Mainstreet City has something to offer all ages.

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Milledgeville Convention & Visitors Bureau

200 West Hancock St.
Milledgeville, GA 31061

478-452-4687 or 800-653-1804

visitmilledgeville.org

Georgia’s Old Governer’s Mansion

Built as the Executive Mansion, it was home to the governors of Georgia from 1838 to 1868. It was occupied by General Sherman during his March to the Sea. It now serves as an historic house museum and named an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. The Mansion is one of the most perfect examples of Greek Revival architecture in Georgia.

The Mansion is open for public tours Tuesday thru Saturday, 10-4 and Sunday, 2-4 with tours every hour.

For more info, please call 478-445-4545.
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Rose Hill at Lockerly Arboretum

Rose Hill, a Greek Revival home circa 1852, is the centerpiece of the Lockerly Arboretum, and presides over its surroundings with elegance and grace. The mansion is a significant example of the finest plantation architecture of the Milledgeville area as well as the entire cotton belt of the Old South. Visitors can walk the trails, bring a picnic lunch to enjoy at the tables near the pond, watch birds and wildlife, and explore the mansion.

The gardens at Lockerly Arboretum and Rose Hill are open to the public Monday-Friday from 8:30-4:30.

Historic Trolley Tours

Experience a guided trolley tour aboard ‘Milly’ around Georgia’s Antebellum Capital! Including rotating visits to the Old State Capitol, St. Stephens Episcopal Church, Lockerly Hall, and the Brown-Stetson-Sanford House.

Tours are available Monday-Friday at 10 am and on Saturday at 11 am.

For more info, please call 800-653-1804.
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