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Rose Hill at Lockerly Arboretum

Hwy 441 South, 1534 Irwinton Rd.
Milledgeville, GA 31061

Rose Hill, a Greek Revival residence dating back to 1852, serves as the focal point of Lockerly Arboretum, exuding elegance and grace in its surroundings. Originally constructed by Richard J. Nichols in 1839, the name Rose Hill was inspired by the profusion of Cherokee Roses on the site. Following Nichols’ death in 1849, Daniel R. Tucker acquired the property in 1851, subsequently rebuilding the home in 1852 after a fire engulfed the previously purchased structure. Presently, Rose Hill stands as a testament to history and is open for guided tours on Saturdays from 10 am to 3 pm, with tours occurring every hour and the final tour commencing at 3 pm. Tour tickets are priced at $5.00 per person, for interior tours of the home.