Skip to Content

Mansion nonimated for Readers' Choice Award

Printer-friendly versionSend to friend
September 14, 2010

The Old Governor's Mansion has been nominated by Main Street Communication's quarterly lifestyle magazine, Lake Oconee Living, for the second annual Readers' Choice Best of Lake Oconee Award.

"We're honored to be in the running for the first time," said Jim Turner, director of the Old Governor's Mansion. "This award will serve as a public validation for how we've continued to tell the story of Milledgeville's rich history through the mansion."

The mansion was selected as one of 25 nominees in the "most interesting historic site" category. The online poll includes 764 nominees in 46 different categories.

Readers can vote for their favorite individuals and businesses in the region through Oct. 8. Award winners will appear in the special "Best of Lake Oconee" issue in January 2011.

"It's a pleasure to be counted among some of the areas most popular historical sites," said Matt Davis, mansion curator.

To vote for the mansion, go to


ABOUT GEORGIA COLLEGE: Georgia College, the state’s designated Public Liberal Arts University, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education. Its four colleges – arts and sciences, business, education and health sciences – provide 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students with an exceptional learning environment that extends beyond the classroom, with hands-on involvement with faculty research, community service, study abroad and myriad internships.

Founded in 1889, Georgia College boasts one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation with Corinthian columns fronting red brick buildings and wide open green spaces. Georgia College also offers graduate education at the historic Jefferson building in downtown Macon, at Robins Air Force Base and online.

Access News & Events page
For more information, contact University Communications at (478) 445-4477.