2621 North Columbia Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone: (478) 453-2212
Fax: (478) 453-0869
Andalusia is the Georgian estate of renowned author Flannery O'Connor. Spread over 544 acres (220 hectares), it is replete with a beautiful landscape, farms, ponds and verdant forest. Take a self-guided tour of this plantation for a glimpse of the life and times of O'Connor, who wrote some of her best work at this very residence.
Rocket Roller Rink is a popular place located in the city of Milledgeville that offers a skating area for kids and teens. It also has rental facilities for parties and other events.
Known as one of the finest mansions in the nation, the Old Governor's Mansion served as a home to several chief executives for over three decades. The mansion is an antebellum home in Greek Revival style of architecture. The building was also used as a stage for giving speeches and also to introduce prominent guests of national standing. It is featured on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Lake Sinclair is a lovely lake located in the city of Milledgeville. This 15330 acre (6203.8309 hectare) lake has been created as a result of the hydroelectric project of the Georgia Power Company. Visit this place to go fishing or just for a walk along the shore.
This public library has been a boon for the locals since its inception. They stock a humongous collection of books on a wide range of subjects in neatly organized shelves. The librarians are extremely helpful and if you need to find a book or want a new recommendation, approach them for the best bet!
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church was founded in 1841 and since then stands as a spectacular structure and place of worship for the local community. The dark brown building of the church has been designed in the Gothic style, with alluring interiors that exude a beautiful aura of serenity. The church hosts several activities such as worship sessions, Bible studies, Sunday school for adults and kids.
For history buffs, this museum is a must-visit in Milledgeville. Enter to lose yourself in the world from the past. The exhibits showcase several facets of American history in an interesting way. Staff here is helpful and friendly as well.
The Memory Hill Cemetery is a historical cemetery situated in the city of Milledgeville. It was first inaugurated in the year 1804. There is a wide main avenue with remarkably designed tombstones. The cemetery has interred many governors, legislators and Civil War soldiers.
Lockerley is where you can spend a day amidst beauty of a very unique kind. You can stroll around the trails here, while exploring the wide collection of conifers that this space is home to. There is even a beautiful antebellum home with lovely artifacts and furniture, that you can visit for free. Some areas in the park can be rented out for private events as well.
Bartram Forest is a huge forest resting in the city of Milledgeville in Georgia. It has many trails for hiking and you can even come out here with your bikes for a biking adventure. It offers tours for students as well as for all the nature savvy people and it appears to be a fairly educational experience. With long stretches of silent woods, tranquil lakes and an amazing flora and fauna, this place is perfect for your adventurous day out.
Covering an area of 142 acres( 58 hectares), the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery is an iconic space in the city. The area of the cemetery is home to a committal chapel, a beautiful lake and plenty of burial plots. Several significant ceremonies of the city are also held at this cemetery.
Crooked Creek Marina, in accordance with its name, is a wharf on a crooked waterfront. Offering scenic views of the Lake Sinclair, the marina hosts numerous cultural activities and events, Lake County Freedom Festival being one of them. Besides, it is also home to a few nightclubs and restaurants, Bone Island Grill being the most popular.