Area Attractions

Around Town

The Madison-Morgan Cultural Center- Circa 1895
Known as the first graded school house in the Southeast, the Cultural Center now serves as the Arts focal point of the town and hosts a myriad of events throughout the year. Within, you may tour Madison’s rich history, museums and art galleries – Open Daily (except Mondays) – Available for special events (706) 342-4743

Morgan County African American Museum – Circa 1895
Preserving the heritage and promoting awareness of African American contributions to the culture of the South. – (706) 342-9191

Heritage Hall – Circa 1811
Known as the ‘Antebellum Dame’ of Madison, you may enjoy daily tours of this mansion and exquisite antiques. – Available for special events (706) 342-9627

The Rogers House (Circa 1810) and Rose Cottage (Circa 1891)
Enjoy daily tours of these unique historic homes, located just behind the old courthouse on the square.  (706) 342-9627

Steffen Thomas Musuem of Art
Tour the museum of sculptures and paintings by Steffen Thomas, Located just 5 minutes from Madison in the beautiful countryside of Buckhead. (706) 342-7557

Madison Museum of Fine Art
The museum collection includes painting, sculptures, prints and ceramics from around the world. Call for appointment and hours (706) 340-8395

Hard Labor Creek State Park

Between Madison and Covington off I-20, Hard Labor Creek State Park in Rutledge is well known for its golf course, The creek Golf Course, on of Georgia's best golf values. It also offers alake with swimming beach, more than 24 miles of trails for hiking and horseback riding, a modern campground and fully equipped cottages. (706) 557-3001. 


Around The Region

Georgia's Antebellum Trail
Travel this 100-mile trek through seven communities that escaped General Sherman's burning march through Georgia.

Georgia's Antique Trail
In 18 beautiful communities you'll find delightful shopping venues offering a wide range of goods from unique collectibles to the finest in period antiques.

Georgia's Lake Country
Exceptional entertainment, excellent values, and extraordinary adventures await you at Georgia's Lake Country --the small, historic towns and private retreats surrounding Lakes Oconee and Sinclair. The center of Georgia's Lake Country is the Lake Welcome Center.

Heartland of the Confederacy Trails
The Heartland of the Confederacy Trails combines both the drama of Civil War battle and the real lives of the leaders and common people who lived during this turbulent period of our nation’s history. With the exception of Virginia, no state witnessed more military action than Georgia.

Georgia's Heritage Highway 441
A slice of Georgia... from the mountains to the coastal plains.

Georgia's Historic Heartland
Feast your senses on this...Georgia's Historic Heartland. Get a heaping helping of southern hospitality just south of Atlanta. Find your fill of perfectly charming towns, authentic antiques, and quaint little shops located all along scenic byways. Stop to smell the flowers and listen to the locals brag about genuinely Georgia festivals. Get your feet wet and catch a mess of fish. Follow themed trails through the region so endearing even Sherman couldn't bear to burn it all down.

Treasures Along I-20
Open a treasure chest of finds when you discover over 60 miles of the Treasures Along I-20 trails. Nestled in the heart of Georgia's Historic South region Conyers, Covington, Social Circle, Rutledge, Madison, Lake Oconee and Greensboro epitomize gracious southern hospitality and charm.

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