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Historic Homes on Georgia's Antebellum Trail

Experience the roots of Southern hospitality through 19th century Georgia homes along the Antebellum Trail, which spans 100 miles and seven historically significant communities: Athens, Watkinsville, Madison, Eatonton, Milledgeville, Gray/Old Clinton and Macon. Each of these towns offer a window back in time to the rich history of the days of white columns and grand front porches.
  • 1Hay House

    In Macon, tour the stunning seven-level home that's considered to be the most advanced antebellum building in America.
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  • 2Heritage Hall

    In Madison, enjoy a docent-led tour and hear the stories of those that once lived during the era of cotton plantations, when cotton was king.
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  • 3Eagle Tavern Museum

    Credit: Photo by Gary Kufner
    In Watkinsville, tour one of the area's earliest structures built in the late 1700s and opened in 1801 as a stagecoach stop and tavern.
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  • 4Jarrell 1920 House B&B

    In Juliette, visitors can stay in this 1850's-style farmhouse located near the Old Clinton Historic District, featuring early 19th century homes.
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  • 5T.R.R. Cobb House

    In Athens, tour the home of T.R.R. Cobb, a UGA graduate, Confederate general, and principal author of the Confederate Constitution.
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  • 6Uncle Remus Museum

    In Eatonton, learn about the life and work of Joel Chandler Harris, author of the adventurous tales of Brer Rabbit.
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  • 7Old Governor's Mansion

    In Milledgeville, capital of Georgia from 1804 to the end of the Civil War, tour the building that housed the state's chief executives for 30 years.
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