Uncover History in Dublin GA
Discover history for yourself with these ways to Uncover History in Dublin GA! History is who we are, and shapes who we can be so let’s uncover the future through the past.
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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. Peace In History
Visit ‘Cross The Creek Cemetery, where hopeless lost souls finally rest. This African American cemetery marks the final home of pastors, war veterans, and infants, where history and family roots run deep.
3. Footsteps Through 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 that contest.
Step across the street to the inspiring 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!)
4. 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!)
5. Get Stepping
Step back in time with Downtown Dublin Walking Tour highlighting over 70 historic landmarks and Bellevue Avenue Tour. You’ll get fresh air and a fresh look at history past, and present culture in Dublin GA!
Did you know…Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., along with other Civil Rights leaders, often stayed at Dudley Motel on East Jackson Street?
Keep your style cool with the hottest trends 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!)
7. A Memorable Event
Host your special occasion at 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!)
8. 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.
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