History & Heritage Articles

Misty view of the Historic Madison Cemeteries

Embark on a Ghost Tour of Madison, GA

Visitors to Madison find themselves wondering what strange histories may lie inside the many historic homes, churches and other buildings around town. Local Melissa Piche is who they seek to uncover these often wonderous stories …

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Creek at Hard Labor Creek State Park

Surprising History of Hard Labor Creek State Park

Have you ever travelled somewhere new, taken in the natural beauty of the outdoors and breathed a little deeper? Many visitors do just that as they explore the second largest state park …

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Travelers at Madison Historic District

Lasting Legacies: 2 Days of Women’s History in Madison, GA

Undeniably, Madison’s history is one of the unique reasons for visiting. The town would not be …

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Calvary Baptist Church historic exterior

Explore African American History & Heritage

Flourishing with the cotton boom of the mid-19th century, the landscape surrounding Madison was …

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Columned porch at Heritage Hall.

Eerie Echoes: Haunted History of Madison, Georgia

Behind the façade of a picturesque Southern town, lies a tapestry of chilling tales that some people believe are more than fiction …

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Favorite Things: Rogers House

Favorite Things: Rogers House Our ‘Favorite Things’ series continues to highlight everything that we believe makes Madison well… Madison! These treasures bring life to our …

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Favorite Things: Rose Cottage

Favorite Things: Rose Cottage Our ‘Favorite Things’ series has taken a look into historic homes, beautiful gardens, and courageous citizens. We know an uplifting story …

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Heritage Hall in Madison, GA

Favorite Things: Heritage Hall

Our ‘Favorite Things’ series has continued to unearth hidden gems about some of the most beloved places in our beautiful small town …

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Madison-Morgan Cultural Center: Madison’s 125-Year Old Schoolhouse 

For more than a century, the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center has been a place of inspiration and education for our local community as well as travelers …

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The Legend of Joshua Hill: The Man who Saved Madison

Every story has a hero that saves the day when it seems all hope is lost. For the beautiful town of Madison that hero was – and still is – Joshua Hill …

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5 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Morgan County

Madison and Morgan County are proud to share in celebrating African American history and heritage, with several educational attractions …

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