January-February, 2020
Happy New Year! Best wishes for a healthy,
happy, and prosperous 2020.
We look forward to your joining us in 2020, as we continue to showcase Education, History, Arts, Culture, Historic Preservation,
and fun in Milledgeville! 
“Evenings with History” Returns January 21 st :
“The Underground Railroad Quilt: Map to The Promised Land”
During the Civil War, quilts were made with encoded symbols to provide information and maps for those seeking to escape slavery by means of the Underground Railroad.  Join us Tuesday, January 21 st , 7 PM, at the Brown-Stetson-Sanford House when master quilter Cookie Noel talks about the exquisite Underground Railroad quilt she made and donated to GOCHC. 

Free and Open to the Public
It’s a Georgia Day Celebration 
Storytelling with
Gen. James Oglethorpe (a.k.a. David Wells)
Stories of the Georgia State Symbols with
Author Karen Grimes
The Just Imagine Cottage
Saturday, February 8 th
1:00 PM until 3:00 PM

A Family Event. Free and Open to the Public
“Evenings with History” and Dr. Bob Wilson
February 18 & March 17 
Hear about Milledgeville history from the man who tells it best! A special two-night event. We are expecting a large crowd so please reserve your seat by calling 478-453-1803.
You asked, and she’s back…
Sue Verhoef , Genealogist from The Atlanta History Center
 Saturday, February 22, 10 AM-3 PM

Session I:
“Finding the Heroes in Your Family Tree: Revolutionary War to Iraq and Afghanistan Conflict”

Session II:
 “Armchair Genealogist: Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org, & Other Sites for Sore Eyes”

$35 (Members)      $45 (Soon To Be Members)

Includes lunch
Georgia Gives and the “Ramp It Up” Project Update
Special thanks to the fifty-one Georgia Gives and End-of-the-Year supporters who contributed $41,361 of the $48,820 to build three entrance ramps at The Depot. Donations to help fully fund the project are welcomed.
Looking Ahead…..
March 5:  “Cheers to Chocolate”: Founders’ & Business Patrons’ Event, by invitation

March 17:  “Evenings with History”: Dr. Bob Wilson returns

March 21:  Clay Shoot Fundraiser at Old Hudson Plantation

April 25:  Blue Grass Festival at the Pecan Grove (campus of former CSH)

June 27:  2 nd Annual Lake Sinclair Poker Run
Become a GOCHC MEMBER today and take advantage of ALL we have to offer at the Brown-Stetson-Sanford House, “The Just Imagine Cottage”, and The Depot. Ask about our special Annual Patron’s Packages for businesses… 
The Depot | (478)-453-1803 | thedepotga.org
GOCHC does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion(creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status in its activities or operations.