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Rose Hill Cemetery

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

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An Amazing Place

We visited here to see some of the Allman Brothers history and were highly impressed with the scenery, topography and unique headstones. By far, this was the most unique cemetery... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 June 2016
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Grand Haven, Michigan
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Grand Haven, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

We visited here to see some of the Allman Brothers history and were highly impressed with the scenery, topography and unique headstones. By far, this was the most unique cemetery I've ever visited. A work of caution, however; the side roads are VERY narrow and curvy, so I'd advise against driving a large vehicle through there.

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Macon, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

In Macon, they treat their dead better than the living: this cemetery is lovelier than any park in Macon. Too bad. If you have only one day in Macon, check it out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Great place to stroll away an afternoon. Lots of history by the riverside. From war to couple famous people etc. Beautiful landscape.

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NEW WINDSOR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

We spend quite a bit of time both driving and walking through this HUGE cemetery. So many of the grave stones are flat on the ground and many with information on the lives of those intered. We really enjoyed our visit to this well kept cemetery

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

I'm a huge Allman Brothers Band fan. Rose Hill is worth a few hours of your time if you are in Macon! Visit Duane & Berry for a bit, then make sure you see the nearby graves of Elizabeth Reed and Little Martha who inspired some of Duane's best songs!

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Thank Jenn M
Macon, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Rose Hill Cemetery is a spectacular cemetery to visit if you are into cemeteries. The rolling hills make this place a photographer's dream. If you take photos in the valleys, the entire photograph is filled with cemetery views. This historic landmark is unlike any other cemetery I've ever seen. Just beautiful.

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1 Thank Terrell S
Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

This is such a wonderfully interesting cemetery stroll-- beautiful, peaceful, interesting historical, nice connections to recent culture, and on and on. Try to do one of the guided tours conducted by Jim Barfield before you start visiting, and you will, on your own.

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Asheville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Beautiful well taken care of cemetery. The history abounds here if you like looking at the beautiful stones. A must to see and enjoy sitting and listening to wildlife too.

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Enkenbach-Alsenborn, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Historic Cemetery overlooking the Ocmulgee River. A lot of ornate and big headstones. Nice to explore and just get a look at history if you enjoying going around reading the headstones and looking at the dates. Beautiful view and very peaceful place to just walk and think. Some areas are harder to get too if in a wheelchair, but you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

This was our favorite stop in Macon. It seems to go on forever and is the final resting place for many famous and influential people. It's a definite must stop on your next visit.

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