Discover the history of Georgia's Lake Country

Explore Lake Oconee


A beautifully restored 19th-century Antebellum-style home surrounded by a two-acre pecan orchard, Goodwin Manor is rich in history. Previously serving as the private residence to members of the Goodwin family for more than 100 years, Goodwin Manor opened its doors in 2010 to welcome the community as a Bed & Breakfast and special events venue.

Charming B&B with five bedrooms, daily breakfast, and event space perfect for weddings.

DAY 01

Begin your vacation with Greensboro’s architecture. Marvel at the Greek Revival style of the Greene County Courthouse, then stroll historic Downtown Greensboro for a glimpse at construction from the 1800s. End the day with a visit to the oldest standing masonry jail in the state, The Old Gaol.

Touched by King Cotton, the Civil War and the Great Depression, today Downtown Greensboro welcomes visitors and residents alike.

DAY 02

Continue the journey back in time with a history lesson. Hear the stories of days gone by at a 170-year-old church and finally, pay your respects to Greensboro’s oldest residents.

Dating back to the 1700s, the cemetery is the final resting place of pioneer settlers, noted political figures and eight Revolutionary War soldiers.

DAY 03

Have you ever wondered what Georgia looked like 10,000 years ago? The historic ruins at Scull Shoals Village offer answers. Venture further away from Main Street for greener pastures and discover Abbott Pattison’s Iron Horse. Head back to town for an arresting tale of the L.L. Wyatt Museum.

Discover why the 12-foot-tall Iron Horse structure traveled all the way from Athens to greener pastures in Greene County.