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Address: US Hwy 17 and GA Hwy 38, Midway, GA
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+1 912-884-5837
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Eighteenth century church and cemetary built in a town originally settled...

Eighteenth century church and cemetary built in a town originally settled by New England Puritans that was largely destroyed by British soldiers during the American Revolution.

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An Amazing Historical Gem

We arrived at the Midway museum and were greeted by Kitty who outlined that our guided trip around the house would be conducted by Diane the head curator. We toured the house and... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2016
johnstor
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We attend free museum Sunday on February 5th I had my whole family kids from 16 to the age 2 all the people who worked in the museum, where very knowledgeable and kept the kid friendly so they could understand and retain the information. Thanks to all who take their own time to provide us with this great information.

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67tms, Treasurer at Midway Historic District, responded to this review

Awesome Day for volunteers and visitors! Our museum loves to teach all ages about the Coastal Georgia settlers and their revolutionary spirits. Volunteers dress in period clothes and cooked stew in our colonial kitchen. Thanks to all that make us the best museum in Coastal Georgia! More 

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We arrived at the Midway museum and were greeted by Kitty who outlined that our guided trip around the house would be conducted by Diane the head curator. We toured the house and were amazed with her knowledge of the house, its previous owners, the history of the area and the influence this area had on the overall USA history.... More 

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Lilburn, Georgia
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78 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I grew up in Georgia and I am well aware of the historic places to be found on the coast, but this place took me by surprise! Nice place to visit to put our great state into perspective.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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158 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Wonderful visit to this historic landmark. Great job of restoration and maintenance to the staff and crews. Pleasant, peaceful surroundings. Highly recommend a visit.

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Canon City, CO
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We enjoyed the beautiful Midway History Museum and the historic cemetary across the street. The historic Congregational Church dates back to 1792. Our granddaughter was married on the steps of the museum. Hanging moss in the trees.

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Thank bjboopking
Savannah, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

We stopped here on a whim as we traveled from Brunswick to Savannah. We had a very enjoyable and informative tour with an engaging docent. She shared many interesting stories and anecdotes and we left much better informed about local history than when we arrived! The historical artifacts are very impressive especially for a small museum in a small town.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

A hidden gem. If you are a history fan, don't miss this opportunity to learn more about 3 signers of the Declaration of Independence...and much more. The tour guide was excellent, she loves her job!

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Allenhurst
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Wonderful overlooked museum. Went there for a Mother's Day Tea. It was delightful. The staff was very nice and knowledgeable.

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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Midway seems like a small, unassuming town, that you could pass through - or walk around in and think you pretty much know everything there is to know about it. Take the tour! Seriously! Kitty is so knowledgeable about the history and people of Midway that you'll discover more than you thought possible. She made the tour interesting and spun... More 

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Converse, Texas, United States
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Reviewed 6 December 2014

After passing this place several times while visiting our daughter who recently moved to Midway, GA we decided to stop and check it out. What a marvelous surprise as we began to step back in time to colonial life and times. This magic was performed by our guide who brought the early history of Georgia to life with her stories.... More 

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