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Lockerly Arboretum

Field Trip to Lockerly Arboretum

The Hospitality Committee has planned our next (MG only) field trip to Lockerly Arboretum in Milledgeville on May 17 th. The visit will include a docent led tour of the historic antebellum home Rose Hill located on the property and a tour of the gardens.

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Field Trip to Lockerly Arboretum
Field Trip to Lockerly Arboretum

Time & Location

May 17, 2023, 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Lockerly Arboretum, 1534 Irwinton Rd, Milledgeville, GA 31061, USA

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About the event

The visit will include a docent led tour of the historic antebellum home Rose Hill located on the property, and a tour of the gardens which we will see many oaks, magnolias , a California redwood as well as many perennials and annuals. Our tour will also include the native gardens.

Total tour time for the historical home and gardens would be 1 - 1.5 hours.

Cost is $10 per person

Picnic tables are available for lunch. We will be supplying sub sandwiches, chips, and water for lunch.

Locally they have a really great nursery called T-Bones.  Right on the way home.  We could stop there on the way back for 30-45 minutes for some plant buying therapy if interested.

Lockerly is a 1 hour & 20 minute drive from the Ag Center.

Proposed Schedule of events:

  • Depart Ag Center - 8:20 am
  • Arrive at Lockerly - 9:45 am
  • Tour - 10 am - 11:30 AM
  • Free Exploration 11:30 - Noon
  • Picnic lunch Noon - 12:30 pm (publix subs)
  • Depart Lockery - 12:45 PM
  • Arrive at T-Bones (optional)  1:00 pm
  • Depart T-Bones - 1:45 pm
  • Arrive back at Ag Center 3:15 pm ish

Please RSVP by 5/12/23

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