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Rose Hill Cemetery

1091 Riverside Drive, Macon, GA
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Ranked #5 of 18 Attractions in Macon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: An example of a 19th-century cemetery park.
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Type: Cemeteries, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: An example of a 19th-century cemetery park.

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Nanjing
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68 reviews 68 reviews
25 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I was working on a photography assignment and was in the cemetary taking pictures when my iternal alarm went off. There was a guy following me around and it made me very uncomfortable... I got to my car as fast as I could and got out of there. Ladies, don't go alone! I remember growing up always hearing stories about... More 

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Alapaha
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Rose Hill Cemetery is a unique cemetery in Macon, Georgia. If you like history and don't mind some hills to climb, this will make an interesting afternoon.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Civil war soldiers, rolling hills, historic graves and tombs, couple of famous Allman Brothers' band members, what's not to like. Do yourself a favor and take one of the Ramble tours if you can. You will be glad you did. A history buff's dream.

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Macon, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I love this place. Walk through history. Governor Nat Harris, founder of Georgia Tech, numerous politicians, philanthropists, and notables are buried in this Park. Yes, it was designed as a park that us also a Cemetery by Simri Rose. He too is buried here. Two all man Brothers are buried here. Several song titles originated from those buried here. One... More 

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Velp, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Came to pay my respects to Duane Allman but was pleasantly surprised by the beauty of the cemetery. Walked around for a bit and read some fascinating stories. Loved it!

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Claxton, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Very well kept (and HUGE) cemetery. Driving through it can be tricky, and it's too big to "walk". Very interesting though.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Though this is a cemetery and the resting place of thousands, one forgets with the peaceful, rolling hills. We enjoyed walking around some of the narrow drives and reading the history lesson before us. The staff was nice, and just ask to be respectful and take out whatever you bring in. Beautiful area in our Macon town.

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Orlando, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

A serene, quiet cemetery with beautiful and hilly grounds. Be cautious of the narrow roads and steps to some of the sites that are below road level.

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grady,al
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Went for the sole purpose of visiting Duane Allman and Berry Oakley's graves. Basically like all other old city cemeteries. But for a fan, worth seeing.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Our spring trip through the south took us through Macon, GA where we toured "Allman Brothers" territory from the Big House Museum to Rose Hill Cemetery where Duane and Berry rest. This is probably the oldest cemetery I have toured. It is so beautiful. The first stone I recognized was "Little Martha" from the Allman Brothers song. I happened to... More 

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