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Rose Hill Cemetery

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Address: 1091 Riverside Dr, Macon, GA 31201-1913
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An example of a 19th-century cemetery park.

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Sacred Ground

My final day on the road involved a visit to two sacred places that probably wouldn’t be on most people’s must see stops. But in some strange way, they seemed appropriate in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve C
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My final day on the road involved a visit to two sacred places that probably wouldn’t be on most people’s must see stops. But in some strange way, they seemed appropriate in the context of the drive from Annapolis to Tallahassee. The first was in Macon, within sight of of my motel. So I combined my usual breakfast of fresh... More 

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Ashville, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a drive through the narrow roads of this old cemetery. The character of the head stones and statues aren't made like this anymore.

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Thank Jessica S
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Rose Hill is not only beautiful with its Gothic like architecture, but also is home to famous musicians such as Duane Allman. If you're visiting the area, stop by and take a gander.

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Thank Brandon B
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I went solely for the purpose of visiting the graves of Duane Allman and Berry Oakley. Beautiful old cemetery. Well kept. Scenic. Difficult to drive through the old section because of the hilliness and narrowness of the driveways.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

This cemetery is located adjacent to the Riverside Cemetery in Macon, and the two sites flow into one another seamlessly. There are some wonderful monuments and grave markers to take in with the history that each represents. Combined with the great views of the city, this cemetery is a great place for a peaceful walk.

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Thank Vivgoesvroom
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Very old cemetery with alot of history, especially Civil War. Be warned, do not drive into the cemetery, park outside the gate and walk through. It is a beautiful cemetery with plots on different levels, which makes driving very hard. Go to the Civil War Soldiers section. It is so sad to see so many graves and realize that's only... More 

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Thank gaga06
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

If you are in Macon doing Allman Brothers sightseeing, definitely go to the cemetery. Get a map at The Big House; you will definitely need it!! Also, listen to the volunteer's directions at The Big House or you will most likely get lost at this mammoth pre-Civil War cemetery. You can drive fairly close but there is a precipitous walk... More 

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Thank Cynthia S
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Sure you can drive through the winding concrete paths, but parking your car and heading out is another way to explore. There are unique masonry and cast iron fences, mausoleums with stained glass, imposing glorious statuary all in a terraced scenery of many trees and shrubs. The cemetery was planted with many unique trees and shrubs. The land is terraced... More 

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Thank Sue B
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Rose Hill, along the banks of the slow flowing Olgmulgee River you will find this cemetery parkland. Here lie Macon's old and proud and in the attach Oakland those who once had lesser station. Here began (Confederate) Memorial Day when the women of Macon hide all the bodies from the hospital cemeteries brought and laid out in one big square.... More 

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Thank Radford B
Georgia
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Take a few moments and drive through the beautiful and a historic Rose Hill cemetary. Monuments and markers have withstood the test of time and the elements.

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