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Macon Sights and Landmarks Guide, Georgia

Macon is located in central Georgia at the head of navigation on the Ocmulgee River. It is also the seat of Bibb County and one of Georgia’s largest cities. It is as popular as Augusta and Columbus and other cities near it. Look at Macon Sights and you will see why it is popular both to tourists and locals.

Macon Sights – Edifices and Structures

Museums, monuments and even cemeteries are said to be historical places in Macon. Below is a list of some of the places worth visiting:

Cannonball House & Museum. This is listed on the National Register of Historic Homes, a type of Antebellum Greek Revival Home. This is the sole home in Macon that was hit by a cannonball throughout the Federal attack in the year 1864. The house presents genuine era equipment, a unique brick kitchen, and historical objects of Macon and the Civil War.

Ocmulgee National Monument. This site is located at the corner of North America which represents the commemorative relationship between people and natural resources. The National Monument conserves the proof of human life in the Southeast beginning from ancient times to the present day. It also conserves and exhibits collected works of archaeology dating back 120 centuries ago.

Riverside Cemetery. This cemetery was instituted in the year 1887 and is situated on top of the Ocmulgee River. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is the ultimate resting place for above 17,000 individuals of different ages, faith, race, and national belief. It is comprised of more than 125 acres of a spectacular redesigned estate.

Historic Riverside Cemetery Conservancy. This is created to conserve, guard, teach, and improve the cemetery’s association to its population. In order to draw attention to the abounding history and up-to-date significance of the cemetery the Conservancy collaborators together with the associate of Macon and other nearby communities offer enlightening and unpaid assistants to educate not only tourists but young children as well.

Macon Sights – Recreational Sites

Macon Sights is not all about educational and historical exploration. It can also be fun and totally entertaining to travelers. Here are living proofs to this fact.

Barrington Hall Golf Club. This is a semi-private golf club containing an 18-hole golf course which presents water risk on the ninth hole. It also has golf ranges for practices. Adding more to the pleasures of the place are its restaurant and lounge.

Bowden Golf Course. This 18-hole golf course has different kinds of amenities for the pro and amateur golfers. It is also the venue of the Macon-Middle Georgia Golf Championship and the annual Cherry Blossom Four Ball Tournament.

Cox Capitol Theatre. This is a site for movies, concerts and private parties located in the historic downtown of Macon.

Eagle Gun Range. This is the sole inside shooting range in Macon which offers great atmosphere to all players all year round. It includes 12 shooting tracks with about 25 yards scale. Both members and non-members can play inside the club at a very reasonable price.

Macon Sights will surely captivate your heart once you explore them. A day may not be enough for you to visit these majestic attractions. Take a week or two with your family to enjoy the place.

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