MCR: Once Georgia’s Capital – Milledgeville

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Milledgeville served as Georgia’s capital from 1803 to 1868. In need of prison and mental health reform, Georgia legislators passed a bill in 1837 for the creation of a state-operated insane asylum. The Georgia State Lunatic Asylum opened five years later. Over the years, the campus went through several name changes including the Georgia State Sanitarium, Milledgeville State Hospital, and Central State […]

via Milledgeville — Abandoned Southeast