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History of Milledgeville, Georgia, USA

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Milledgeville, Georgia, USA

Milledgeville, Baldwin, GA

Milledgeville, named after Georgia governor John Milledge (in office 1802–1806), was founded by European Americans at the start of the 19th century as the new centrally located capital of the state of Georgia. It served as the state capital from 1804 to 1868.

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  • 1807 - State capital moved to Milledgeville; boundary between Georgia and North Carolina established

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  • 1854 - Milledgeville
    Milledgeville, capital of the state of Georgia, and seat of justice of Baldwin county, is situated on the W. bank of the Oconee river, 158 miles N....Read MORE...


  • News 1889 - The Camp Creek Wreck. Cars Wrecked And Passengers Injured. The Rails and the Train Rushes Down Into Disaster - The Number of Casualties Noted.
    Milledgeville, Ga., January 30. [Special.] - The Central railroad train due here at 2:20 this afternoon, happened to an accident about five miles...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Milledgeville
    Mil’ledgeville, a city, the capital of Baldwin co., Ga., is on the Oconee River, and on the Central Railroad of Georgia, at its junction with the...Read MORE...


  • News 1897 - GEORGIA ASYLUM ON FIRE. NEGRO SECTION OF THE MILLEDGEVILLE INSTITUTION DESTROYED - NO LIVES LOST OWING TO EXCELLENT DISCIPLINE.
    Milledgeville, Ga., Nov. 9. - The negro section of the Georgia Insane Asylum burned today. There were within the walls at the time the fire broke out ...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Milledgeville, a banking city, the capital of Baldwin co., Ga., is on the Oconee River and on the Georgia and Central of Georgia Rs., 32 miles NE. of ...Read MORE...


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    Milledgeville State Hospital
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  • 1807 - State capital moved to Milledgeville; boundary between Georgia and North Carolina established

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ gatimeln.htm
  • 1854 - Milledgeville
    Milledgeville, capital of the state of Georgia, and seat of justice of Baldwin county, is situated on the W. bank of the Oconee river, 158 miles N.... Read MORE...

  • News  1889 - The Camp Creek Wreck. Cars Wrecked And Passengers Injured. The Rails and the Train Rushes Down Into Disaster - The Number of Casualties Noted.
    Milledgeville, Ga., January 30. [Special.] - The Central railroad train due here at 2:20 this afternoon, happened to an accident about five miles... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Milledgeville
    Mil’ledgeville, a city, the capital of Baldwin co., Ga., is on the Oconee River, and on the Central Railroad of Georgia, at its junction with the... Read MORE...

  • News  1897 - GEORGIA ASYLUM ON FIRE. NEGRO SECTION OF THE MILLEDGEVILLE INSTITUTION DESTROYED - NO LIVES LOST OWING TO EXCELLENT DISCIPLINE.
    Milledgeville, Ga., Nov. 9. - The negro section of the Georgia Insane Asylum burned today. There were within the walls at the time the fire broke out ... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Milledgeville, a banking city, the capital of Baldwin co., Ga., is on the Oconee River and on the Georgia and Central of Georgia Rs., 32 miles NE. of ... Read MORE...

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