Historical Attractions in Millen through Newman Georgia - Visit historic sites in Millen, Monroe, Monticello, Moreland, Mt. Vernon & Newnan. Visit these City Historic Sites for a view of Georgia's past treasures that you can enjoy today.
Train Viewing Platform - Located next to the Old Freight Train Depot Museum and on a Georgia Scenic Byway. Watch trains pass through Millen and tour the old freight depot museum. Phone: 478-982-5595 - Address: 548 Cotton Ave., Millen Georgia
Historic District - Nine historic districts on National Register plus five individual sites including the city and county jails.
Davis Edwards House - Built in 1845 and restored in 1981. Mystery room featured in the children's book, "Uncle Robert's secret", by Wylley Folk St. John.
Kilgore's Mill Covered Bridge - On Walton-Barrow county lines. Attraction Features: Built in 1892. 100 foot spans of Apallachee River. No supports in the river. Lattice type truss design.
McDaniel-Tichenor House is a neoclassical mansion and former home of Gov. Henry Dickerson McDaniel. It contains many period features. Open: Tue.-Fri. 10am-4pm. Call for guided tours. Cost: $3. Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired, Party Facilities. Phone: 770-267-5602 - Address: 319 McDaniel St., Monroe Georgia 30655
McDaniel/Walker Homes - McDaniel Street Attraction Features: Homes of two former Georgia governors, face each other. Confederate Major Henry Dickerson McDaniel, Governor 1883-86 and Clifford M. Walker, 1923-27, occupied these brick residences.
William Harris Homestead- The circa-1825 homestead provides a rare glimpse into how the earliest homesteaders lived. Open: the 1st and 3rd Sat. of every Month. 10 am - 2 pm and by appointment. Phone: 770-267-5844, 404-816-2943 - Address: 3636 Georgia Hwy 11, Monroe Georgia 30656
Monticello Historic District Driving Tour - Free brochure available in visitors center. Phone: 706-468-8894 – Address: 123. W. Washington St., Monticello Georgia 31064
Seven Islands Trail - This Indian trail, which later became a stagecoach route, dates back to 1670. Travel dirt roads and enjoy a nostalgic ride throughout Jasper County. Open daily. Phone: 706-468-8994 - Location: Hwys 212, 83, 11 and 16, Monticello Georgia
Erskine Caldwell Birthplace and Museum is the birthplace of author Erskine Caldwell restored to its 1903 appearance and now showcases his life and accomplishments. Open: Sat.-Sun. 1-4pm. Cost: Adults $2 and children $1. Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired and Party Facilities. Phone: 770-251-4438 - Address: E. Camp St. in Moreland Town Square, Moreland Georgia 30259
Old Mill Museum has antique farming equipment, World War II-era collectibles from rural Georgia, the Smithsonian Textile Exhibit, the country store, and Moreland Knitting Mills from 1900-1945. Open: By reservation only. Cost: $2. Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired Phone: 770-304-8859 - Address: Downtown Moreland Square on Main St., Moreland Georgia 30259
Historic Village at Brewton-Parker College includes two log homes circa 1830s and 40s built by Montgomery County residents representing the Cooper-Conner family and the Berry Thompson Family. Call for hours and tours info. Phone: 912-583-3110 - Address: 201 David-Eliza Fountain Cir, Mt. Vernon Georgia
Coweta County African-American Heritage Museum and Research Center - The first black museum of the county exhibits historical African-American architecture, and houses artifacts and records. Amenities: parking, public restrooms and accessibility for mobility-impared. Free, but donations accepted. Address: 92 Farmer St., Newnan Georgia
Male Academy Museum is an extensive Civil War museum exhibiting artifacts, weaponry, maps and paintings. Open: Tuesday - Saturday at 10 am - Noon, 1 pm - 3 pm and Sunday at 2 pm - 5 pm - Closed on Monday. Cost: Adults $3, children $1. Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms, and Accessibility for mobility-impaired. Phone: 770-251-0207 – Address: 30 Temple Ave., Newnan Georgia 30263
Newnan Historic driving tour of five National Register Historic Districts Phone: 770-254-2627, 800-826-9382 Address: 100 Walt Sanders Memorial Dr., Newnan Georgia 30265
Oakhill Cemetery is the final resting place of soldiers who did not survive the Civil War. It includes a section dedicated to 269 Confederate soldiers. The Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan, Georgia was established in 1833 and is the final resting place for some of Coweta County’s most prominent citizens. Two Georgia Governors Ellis Gibbs Arnall, and William Yates Atkinson are buried here along with a several Georgia Congressmen. The cemetery is also the final resting place to James Akens and William Smith, both were veterans of the Revolutionary War. William Thomas Overby, who served in the Civil War as a Member of Mosby’s Rangers and was hanged as a spy by General George Armstrong Custer is also burie here. Overby rested for over 132 years in a small cemetery in Markham, Virginia but in December 1996 his remains were returned to Coweta County. On January 5, 1997 William Thomas Overby was buried with full Confederate Military Honors here. Oak Hill Cemetery currently has over 12,000 gravesites and is still an active cemetery. Amenities: Parking and Accessibility for mobility-impaired. Open from dusk to dawn. Located on Bullsboro Dr., Newnan Georgia
Senoia Driving Tour of Homes features 24 historic structures in Newnan. Open: Mon.-Sat. 9a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Phone: 770-254-2627, 800-826-9383 Address: 100 Walt Sanders Memorial Dr., Newnan Georgia 30265