14 Ways To Make History in Dublin GA

History is who we are and shapes who we can be. Discover history for yourself in #DublinGA with our 15 Ways To Make History! (Fun tip: We want to see your adventures, capture your journey on social media with hashtag DublinGA!)

1. Snail Mail

Explore the Old Post Office and be inspired by the beautiful architecture and collection of memorabilia. (Fun tip: Take a spin in the city’s only revolving door!)

2. Civil War Heros

Visit Old Dublin City Cemetery,  the final resting place of soldiers of many significant battles, including the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. (Fun tip: An audio box on location tells several stories of Dublin’s early history!)

3. HIStory

Capture a glimpse of the Civil Rights movement in Dublin GA. April 17, 1944, a young Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his first public speech during an oratorical contest at First African Baptist Church in Dublin. He won the contest.

4. Footsteps

Step across the street to the compelling Martin Luther King, Jr. Monument Park featuring a mural and sculpture by Corey Barksdale and photo mural by Randall Gearhart. An audio box on site delivers a retelling of the speech made by Martin Luther King, Jr. in Dublin GA at the age of 15 along with 3 other stories retelling experiences during the Civil Rights Movement. (Fun tip: Selfie spot to capture your moment in history!)

5. Doze Through Time

Travel to a time when “cotton was king” and living was gracious and easy. Be a guest for a night at Page House Bed and Breakfast and enjoy the southern hospitality. (Fun tip: Beautiful location for a wedding!)

6. Walk Through History

Use the Downtown Dublin Walking Tour that marks over 70 historic landmarks and allows you to #getoutside and get an in depth look at the history and culture in Dublin GA!   

7. Discovery

Track down some of our historical sites in Dublin GA. Log into geocaching.com, search out the coordinates and find your treasure!

8. HiSTOREical

Keep cool with free sno cones as we celebrate Summer Bash, Thursday, June 21st at 6 PM at The Exchange. Shop for exclusive styles right in historical Downtown Dublin. (Fun tip: The Exchange was once a hardware and farm implement store and is known as the Lovett & Tharpe Building!)

9. Catch Some Air

Register for some hoop and enjoy historic Stubbs Park. Make memories during Daddy’s Day In The Park and youth Basketball Tournament on Saturday, June 23 at 10 AM. Call Wanda Plummer at 478-274-7616 for more information.

10. Small Town Award

Visit Dublin GA! We’re going down in history as the “Third Best Small Town To Visit in 2018” in the United States. Read the full article composed by the Smithsonian Magazine.

11. A Memorable Event

Highlight your special occasion at Historical Dublin Carnegie, built in 1903. Free Wi-Fi access, open floor plan, and original architectural details. (Fun tip: Are you an artist? Have your showing here! The beautiful natural light is stunning!)           

12. Family Tree

Do your research and find out who your ancestors are at Family Meet Up  on Wednesday, June 20th at 3 PM to 5 PM  held at the Dublin-Laurens County Heritage Center.

13. A Beautiful Sight

The Fred Roberts Hotel sits at the heart of downtown Dublin and is open Monday through Saturday from 9 AM to 6 PM for self guided tours.

14. Taste Of The Old World

Visit Ristorante Da Maria and enjoy fine dining featuring authentic Italian cuisine prepared  by Maria and her staff. Make your reservations for Friday or Saturday nights at 7 PM.