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Rose Hill Cemetery

1091 Riverside Dr, Macon, GA 31201-1913
+1 478-751-9119
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Touring historic Macon

Very interesting cemetery. Very old tombstones. Many Civil War soldiers buried here. The roads... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
jjuanita41
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Darien, Georgia
Interesting place

I've been going by Rose Hill for years. It's the final resting ground of three of the Allman... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Brian_of_Cleveland
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Cleveland
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An example of a 19th-century cemetery park.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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1091 Riverside Dr, Macon, GA 31201-1913
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Very interesting cemetery. Very old tombstones. Many Civil War soldiers buried here. The roads can be tricky. We have a 250 truck and couldn't drive on some of the roads, too narrow. It is better to get out and walk around. You don't see headstones...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

I've been going by Rose Hill for years. It's the final resting ground of three of the Allman Brothers, and, with the late Gregory Allman buying 10 lots, it would be nice if Butch, Red Dog, and others were interred together. There's other locations as...More

1  Thank Brian_of_Cleveland
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I really dislike calling cemeteries attractions. Seems disrespectful to me but we do enjoy visiting these old cemeteries and this one is a little special I think. This is right in Macon and is very, very, old. The statues and old markers are fantastic. There...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

I was staying in Macon and came upon a brochure for places to visit. Rose Hill was close by so I wandered over. I was awed by the beauty and upkeep of this cemetery. To my surprise, it is also the final resting place of...More

1  Thank Laura F
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Interesting area to visit and seeing many ancient and beautiful headstones and memorials. My aunt is buried there in one of the memorials that contain drawers.

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Rose Hill is where The original (and best) Allman Brothers Band shot many of their promo photos, wrote songs based upon headstones, etc. In addition, Duane Allman, Berry Oakley and, now, Gregory Allman are all buried there alongside one another. The cemetery was established in...More

2  Thank Renee S
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This cemetery contains many beautiful and even historic grave sites. There is a confederate soldier section as well as a wonderful Jewish section. It was designed to be walked and has enough hills to provide a challenge, or you can drive through it. The markers...More

3  Thank Daryl H
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

With Duane Allman and Berry Oakley being buried here among other notable people from Georgia's past this is a cemetery to come and see. It is also on the US National Register of Historic Places.

1  Thank jaxkapp
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This is a historic cemetery in Macon that contains the grave of Duane Allman as well as other famous Macon residents. There are many nice head stones to see that show a lot of history. Daune is buried in the Carnation section which is not...More

4  Thank Petergun1962
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We explored for about half an hour. Some nice monuments but most were not very impressive. One section has some 800 confederate gravesites. Setting and terracing on the rolling hills is well dome.

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Judy K
29 April 2017|
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Response from gadaddy | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe that it's closed on the weekends. Perhaps it was just closed the weekend that you were there for some reason. We visited on a Sunday afternoon and it was open and many visitors were around. Maybe try it one... More
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Robert G
7 January 2016|
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Response from gadaddy | Reviewed this property |
Elvis Pressley is buried on the grounds of Graceland in Memphis TN. He is buried there with his Father, Mother, and his twin brother.
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