Macon is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Macon one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Macon is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Macon or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Macon. Explore the historical monuments of Macon with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Macon guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Macon page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Macon landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Macon.
#1 of 10 Historical Places in Macon | Added 813 times in trip plans
Macon, GA 31217, USA
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Ocmulgee National Monument is an astounding, ancient site with settlements that date back to thousands of years. The park which is spread over 700 acres houses a number of prehistoric structures like a Great Temple, mounds for burials and ceremonies, defensive buildings and smaller signs of planned architecture. All of these structures exhibit ...
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934 Georgia Ave, Macon, GA 31201, USA
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Built in a classic Italian Renaissance Revival style in 1855, the Johnston Felton Hay House is a historic palatial residence in Macon. The mansion has an astounding 24 rooms spread over an area of 18000 square feet, and the whole house is decked with amenities that were ultra modern for the age it was built in. Such was its magnificence that many d...
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1071 Riverside Dr, Macon, GA 31201, USA
06:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Rose Hill Cemetery was established in the year 1840 and designed as a site where people could gather up and also to serve as the grounds for Rose Hill Ramble, that is celebrated every 2 years. The designer Simri Rose actually agreed to plan the construction of the cemetery in return for a burial place in the cemetery. In the past, the cemetery ...
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856 Mulberry St, Macon, GA 31201, USA
10:00 am - 04:30 pm
The history of Cannonball House is unique and the very reason that the house got its name and fame from. During the American Civil War a cannonball fired by the Union side hit the house all the way from across the Ocmulgee River. The middle column of the house was smashed in this hit and the impact of the cannonball can be seen till date in the rep...
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415 1st St, Macon, GA 31201, USA
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Macon City Auditorium was constructed in 1925 to provide a venue to host various kinds of performances, city events and important meetings concerning the city of Macon. The magnificent architecture of the Auditorium encompasses a huge copper dome on the top, Doric columns on the 3 sides and option of seating in the Great Hall or the Balcony. Se...
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1301 Riverside Dr, Macon, GA 31201, USA
The Riverside Cemetery & Conservancy was built in 1887, and ever since, this 125 acre of land has been the final burying ground for people belonging to all walks of life be it esteemed Macon locals, their families, Civil War veterans, US Military members, leaders and other influential as well as lesser influential people. The whole cemetery is ...
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301 Cherry St, Macon, GA 31201, USA
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Sprawling at over 43,000 square feet, the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame is the largest state sports hall of fame in the whole of USA. It was built and opened in 1999 and has a number of spaces where exhibits like Hall of Fame inductees, Professional sports, Olympic events, Paralympic games, Memorable moments in sports and other similar items are show...
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Emery Hwy, Macon, GA 31217, USA
12:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Built around 1806, Fort Benjamin Hawkins or as it is popularly called Fort Hawkins, was a very important historical structure for Creek Nation. It was because of this very fort that the city of Macon developed and then gained such considerable importance as an economic, military and political landmark. The Fort is considered to be an icon of Macon ...
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935 High St, Macon, GA 31201, USA
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Sidney Lanier was a famous American poet, musician and author who was born in a cottage in Macon, that now has the status of being a historic monument. The cottage was built around 1840 in a classic Gothic Revival style and was in use as a private residence up until 1973, when it was bought by Middle Georgia Historical Society and converted into a ...
One of the largest facilities in Macon, the Coliseum is an arena and convention centre that serves multiple purposes and is home to some of the most popular local sports teams. Depending on the sport or event being hosted, the venue can hold from 7000 to 9000 people. Some of the popular sports played here are Ice Hockey, Arena football and Basketba...