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Myrtle Hill Cemetery

Branham Ave. At South Broad St, Rome, GA 30161
(706) 236-4536
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries
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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is a very historic cemetery located in Rome. The older headstones are elaborate and beautiful. There is a confederate burial area which is very interesting. The view from the top of the hill is really breathtaking, its one of the best views of Rome and I know many people who would picnic there. The road around the cemetery is... More

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Balsam, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

This is amazing, you can walk it or as we did drive up the amazing mountain. Check your smart phone for the app its a guide through the cemetery.. I could not find it though.

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Dallas, GA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The cemetery has a great view of downtown Rome and the surrounding area. Old elaborate headstones and history.

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San Antonio, TX
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My 13 yr old son actually asked to visit this spot when we read about it in a hotel guidebook. It is beautiful and peaceful and the "road" through the cemetery was quite an adventure in itself! We took lots of photos, and he enjoyed seeing the "ancient" tombstones. Wear comfortable walking shoes.

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LaGrange, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I never thought I would enjoy walking through a cemetery but I loved this. It was interesting seeing how long people had been laid to rest there. They also have many statues to honor certain people that had done great things. We also looked at the soldiers markers. If you have the chance take a stroll through it.

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Rome, GA, USA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

While a cemetery may not be on your usual list of tourist attractions, please keep an open mind on this one. Aside from the beautiful and historiical grave markers, this location offers the best viewpoint of the entire city of Rome. Some of Rome's most beautiful photographs have been taken from the peak of Myrtle Hill Cemetery. Here you can... More

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Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Myrtle Hill Cemetery is one of the oldest and most historical cemeteries in Rome GA. President Woodrow Wilson's wife is buried here. A stop at The Welcome Center will give you ideas about what to look for in the cemetery. If you are looking for exercise, it is also a good hike that offers beautiful views of the city and... More

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Rome, Georgia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

If you are interested in history and especially the history of Rome, then going and visiting myrtle hill is a must do. That place is chop full of interesting history of rome and the civil war type stuff

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Centre, Alabama
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90 reviews 90 reviews
3 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Very historical and well maintained. Several Civil War graves. Widow of President Woodrow Wilson buried here.

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Rome, Georgia
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Myrtle hill gives a beautiful overlook of the river, downtown rome, and is full of history! It is one of my favorite places to read and relax outdoors in Rome.

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