Historic Downtown Lexington, Georgia

City of Lexington


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. 

Lexington Antique Mall


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.