Lexington, was first settled in 1774, is the county seat of Oglethorpe County. In the heart of Lexington stands the courthouse. Constructed in 1887 and listed on the National Register of Historic places, it is the oldest courthouse of this architectural style in Georgia. The Lexington National Register Historic District encompasses virtually the entire city. There is a walking tour of the town that includes numerous historical buildings and homes. The Joseph Lumpkin House, circa 1790, is the oldest documented house and the home of the first chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court. The Lexington Presbyterian Cemetery contains the graves of prominent Georgia politicians: George Rockingham Gilmer, a governor of Georgia; Wilson Lumpkin, also a governor of the state; and Joseph Henry Lumpkin, a founder of the Lumpkin School of Law at the University of Georgia.
If your favorite pastime is browsing through antique shops for hidden treasures, then a trip to Lexington, Georgia will be a real treat. Open in 1997 by brothers Ronnie and Jim Boggs, this old 1920's drug store with it's original 16 foot pressed tin ceiling, has it's own unique inventory of Antiques, Glassware and Collectibles. Showcased from the antique collections of our quality dealers.
Period, Country, Victorian, Primitive and Oak Furniture, Paintings and Pottery. If you are an antique and collectibles enthusiast then Lexington Antiques is the place for you.
If you are unable to visit us please browse our online gallery. If you are looking for a special item please feel free to contact our helpful staff to assist you in your search. 706-743-5575.
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