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    A Christmas Tradition for more than 20 Years

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Our Vision

At The Georgia Trust, we are helping Georgians to understand and appreciate the irreplaceable value of historic buildings and places and their relevance to modern life. We envision Georgians who promote careful stewardship and active use of these diverse resources and recognize the economic and cultural benefits of preservation.

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Events & Highlights

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Hay House Christmas Holiday Luncheons Dec 12, 2019

Hay House Christmas Holiday Luncheons

Join us for a delicious holiday luncheon, followed by a self-guided tour of the “Palace of The South” dressed in its Christmas finery. Afterwards, enjoy a 20% discount in the gift...

Hay House Children’s Christmas Tea Dec 15, 2019

Hay House Children’s Christmas Tea

The decorated main rooms of the “Palace of the South” will be the backdrop for a range of activities for children 12 and under, including holiday readings in the Music Room by some of Macon’s best storytellers, Christmas crafts in...

Hay House New Year’s Eve Formal Masked Ball Dec 31, 2019

Hay House New Year’s Eve Formal Masked Ball

Celebrate in high style during an evening of lavish cocktails and live entertainment at the “Palace of the South” as we ring in the new year with a champagne toast and balloon drop in the exquisite Music...

Spring Ramble 2020 Apr 17, 2020

Spring Ramble 2020

Make plans to join us in beautiful Augusta, Georgia, where we’ll tour stunning historic homes in Georgia’s “Garden City.” Guests will also enjoy catered meals from some of the area’s top restaurants and...

Our Mission

Our mission is to work for the preservation and revitalization of Georgia’s diverse historic resources and advocate their appreciation, protection and use. Our accomplishments are made possible by the support of our members and donors. We thank you.


We envision communities where new development complements and reinforces thriving downtowns and historic neighborhoods, contributing to a healthy and enriched humane environment.


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The Georgia Trust offers programs for people who care about the historic buildings and communities that tell the story of our past. There are many ways you can help.

A Greener Rhodes Hall

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is committed to “going green.” We know that adopting greener practices and policies, conserving energy and building green can not only positively impact our organization’s energy use and efficiency, but also positively impact the environment and the communities in which we live and work. Rhodes Hall received Energy Star certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, signifying that it performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict performance levels set by the EPA.


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