Historic Heartland / Milledgeville

Old Capitol Building

201 E. Greene St.
Georgia Military College
Milledgeville, GA 31061

478-453-1803
  • Old State Capitol Building


This building is considered the first example of Gothic architecture in a public building in the United States. It served as the seat of government for the State of Georgia from 1807 to 1868. In its legislative chambers the Secession Convention was held in 1861. Featured on the National Register of Historic Places. Added in the 1830's, the north and south wings were designed by architects Smart and Lane.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Saturday: 12:00PM - 4:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site