Mansion nonimated for Readers' Choice Award
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 www.lakeoconeelivingmag.com.