3001 Heritage Road
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone: (478) 453-3551
Fax: (478) 453-9523
3001 Heritage Road, Milledgeville, GA, US, 31061
- Phone: (478) 453-3551
- Fax: (478) 453-9523
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.
A day use park that the whole family can enjoy, Rocky Creek Park includes picnic tables and grills, a small beach, swimming area, fishing dock, and a boat ramp.
Originally located on North Wilkinson Street, this historic Federal-style home has been a lodging establishment and the Sanford House Tea Room. It contains a Palladian double portico, cantilevered oval spiral staircase, and original pilasters. The parlor still retains hand-grained woodwork. The home is open by request and on the Trolley Tour.
One of three historic buildings that are part of the Allied Arts Center, the Marlor House is host to Allied Arts' offices and the Marlor Art Gallery, which features rotating exhibitions of local and regional artists.
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.
One of the most beautiful cemeteries in the nation, this National Register cemetery was begun in 1857 and is the final resting place for more than 20,000 people who have shaped Rome's history. First Lady Ellen Axson Wilson, wife of President Woodrow Wilson, is buried at this cemetery, as well as the young man selected as the "Known Soldier" from World War I and 377 soldiers who died in Civil War battles around Rome.
This full-service public library offers a large selection of books and reference materials for informational or educational pursuits, as well as an array of programs for both children and adults.
Considered to be the first example of Gothic architecture in a public building in the United States, this building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It served as the seat of government for the State of Georgia from 1807 to 1868. The Georgia Military College has occupied this historic site since 1879.
Author Flannery O'Connor, Congressman Carl Vinson, L.Q.C. Lamar, Edwin F. Jemison, Charles Holmes Herty, Annie Abbott, and Bill Miner are just some of those who call Memory Hill their final resting place. Memory Hill Cemetery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
A 50-acre public garden and educational facility with outdoor and indoor classrooms, the Arboretum grounds are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Arboretum displays and maintains numerous plant collections. Hiking and driving trails are found throughout the property. The Arboretum grounds and the circa 1852 Lockerly Hall, "one of the area’s finest examples of Greek revival architecture," are available for weddings and special events.
Formerly known as Rose Hill, this antebellum mansion is one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in the area. Lockerly Hall is furnished with period pieces. Tours of Lockerly Hall are available Monday through Wednesday as a part of the Milledgeville Trolley Tour.
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.