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Self-Guided Walking Tour, Milledgeville

200 W Hanock St.
Milledgeville, GA 31061

Founded in 1803 with an intentional layout of squares and wide streets, Milledgeville was designed to serve as a capital city for over six decades. Despite the challenges of the Civil War, many homes and structures in the area endured. Milledgeville offers a captivating self-guided walking tour featuring more than 40 Antebellum homes, each steeped in history and architectural beauty. Highlights include the Old Capitol Building at Statehouse Square, a site reserved for the city’s highest point, along with First Presbyterian and St. Stephen’s Episcopal churches. The tour showcases well-preserved Federal-style architecture, complemented by Greek Revival, Victorian, and Classic Revival houses. Brochures providing additional information are conveniently available at the Visitor’s Center situated at 200 West Hancock Street.