Setting foot in Historic Madison, GA in May is a lot like stepping into a vibrant watercolor painting; the azaleas and hydrangeas are bursting with blooms, the sunshine streams through the tree-lined streets, and the air is buzzing with excitement. That’s exactly why the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center holds the Spring Tour of Homes the first weekend in May every year. There’s no better time and place to experience the magic of Spring in Georgia than during the Madison in May Tour of Homes!
It’s no secret that Madison and its surrounding towns are chock-full of history. What may be a surprise to you is there are several historical sites we bet you haven’t discovered yet! Some of the most popular antebellum attractions in Madison are our home museums, the expansive Historic District, and the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, which are must-sees for the first time visitor! But what’s next? Read on to learn about 7 secret spots from Madison to Bostwick you’ve been missing.
The most magical time all year in Madison is definitely the Holiday Tour of Homes weekend. The days are wonderfully crisp, the whole town is full of Christmas cheer, and the Historic District is as beautiful as ever with antebellum homes adorned with Christmas wreaths on the doors and garland on the porches. If you’ve never… Continue reading It’s Time for the Holiday Tour of Homes!
Learn more about Madison, Georgia here! Then & Now Photos, a Facebook page run by Madison resident Patsy Harris, combines photos from the past with what they look like today. Using Photoshop, she merges the two photos taken from the same spot to give as a glimpse at how Madison has changed (and sometimes how… Continue reading Madison: Then & Now
Learn more about Madison, GA here! Visiting Madison and hoping to learn more about our history? Planning out the perfect day in Madison is hard, but we’ve taken the liberty of doing the work for you! Here’s the perfect itinerary for all you history buffs out there! 10am – Begin your tour at the Madison… Continue reading Madison’s History & Heritage Itinerary
Learn more about Madison, Georgia here! Think you’ve seen it all after driving down Main Street? Think again! Morgan County is home to so many wonderful amenities and many are hidden throughout the county. Read on to learn about a few of our hidden gems! Steffen Thomas Museum of Art Credit: Steffen Thomas Museum of… Continue reading Hidden Gems in Morgan County
Learn more about Madison, Georgia here! 1. In 1937, Madison Residents hosted a “Gone with the Wind” viewing party at the Honeymoon house. Peter Walton Godfrey and his wife, Caroline “Carrie” Hardee Godfrey, made it their home starting in 1932. It was Carrie who gave Honeymoon its enduring nickname in honor of her childhood home… Continue reading 5 Facts You Probably Don’t Know about Madison