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Myrtle Hill Cemetery

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Uphill Cemetery

This is an old cemetery and it is up hill. The monuments are beautiful and the view from the top is... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
crystalm37
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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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We were having dinner in Rome and were looking for things to do and stumbles upon this Cemetery and... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
jezzikais
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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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Branham Ave. At South Broad St, Rome, GA 30161
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+1 706-236-4536
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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

This is an old cemetery and it is up hill. The monuments are beautiful and the view from the top is amazing.

Thank crystalm37
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

We were having dinner in Rome and were looking for things to do and stumbles upon this Cemetery and I'm so glad we did. There is so much history there and some amazing stones/tombs to see. I wish we would have had more time to...More

Thank jezzikais
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

This cemetery is an architectural gem. It winds around a hill in the city of Rome, Ga. Something to see and aporeciats. I believe I read President Woodrow Wilsons wife was buried here.

Thank joyannmadd
Reviewed January 16, 2018

No matter where I am traveling too, if it has an old cemetery I have to go! This one did not disappoint. The entire cemetery is located on top and around a hill to keep from being flooded from the rivers below, which definitely adds...More

1  Thank lspencer09
Reviewed January 5, 2018

Myrtle Hill Cemetery was founded in the mid 19th century because the town of Rome, Georgia needed a public burial ground located safely above the confluence of three rivers that periodically flooded the town. It became the sacred acre where both Confederate and Union dead...More

Thank Beverly W
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Children and teens love Myrtle Hill. It has a gothic beauty to it. It's a cemetery on a hill overlooking Rome, so the view is fantastic. There's also a lot of history in the cemetery, from soldiers of past wars to the first lady, Ellen...More

Thank skullaria
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Well administered and cared for by the City of Rome in cooperation with the families of the deceased. Tours of the cemetery are frequent with excellent guides sharing information about some of Rome's outstanding and historically significant former citizens. Recommend the tour.

Thank 107gilesc
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

This place is cool. We have never seen a cemetery that is on a hill lime this. My wife like old cemeteries just because of the history of the people buried there. You could spent quite a bite of time in this one roaming up...More

Thank TRACY M
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Great place to visit to get the feel of the people who lived in Rome. Some notables are buried her, like a first lady of the United States, and grandparents of a Rock Start. (go and explorfe to find out)

1  Thank Angela B
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Beautiful and well keep cemetery with a great view of the surrounding area. Walking amongst the various family plots gives a nice overview of the community make-up from the mid-1800's on.

Thank bari_b231
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