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Special Collections Frequently Asked Questions and Topics

Q: What is Lockerly Arboretum?
 Lockerly is a horticultural research and education complex in Milledgeville. Lockerly Arboretum Foundation was founded in 1966 to promote the concepts of conservation and beautification. More information can be found on the Lockerly Arboretum website.

Q: Where can I find other information about the history of Milledgeville?
 The best place to start is James C. Bonner's book Milledgeville: Georgia's Antebellum Capital. Other sources to consult include History Stories of Milledgeville and Baldwin County by Leola Beeson, History of Baldwin County, Georgia by Anna Maria Green Cook, Treasure Album of Milledgeville and Baldwin County by Nelle Womack Hines, and Oconee River: Tales to Tell by Katherine Bowman Walters. You can also find information on a variety of topics in the Local History Vertical File.