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Rose Hill Cemetery

1091 Riverside Dr, Macon, GA 31201-1913
+1 478-751-9119
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Its a wonderful place to see people that have passed away

The Allman Brothers are buried here, Duane, Gregg and Barry Oakley the Bass player for the band... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Bob J
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Marietta, Georgia
It's an historic gem.

I guess Rose Hill goes back about as far as Macon. 1820s or so. Macon's history is laid out in one... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Cam J
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Fitzgerald, Georgia
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An example of a 19th-century cemetery park.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1091 Riverside Dr, Macon, GA 31201-1913
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

The Allman Brothers are buried here, Duane, Gregg and Barry Oakley the Bass player for the band. When you go thru the gates, turn left and the graves are on the left. This is a memorial for the band and those that have passed.

1  Thank Bob J
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I guess Rose Hill goes back about as far as Macon. 1820s or so. Macon's history is laid out in one tantalizing tree-framed epitaph after another. The unexpected scale of the Confederate cemetery comes charging down the hill at you as you round a curve...More

Thank Cam J
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We were here for Gregg Allman's funeral. Everyone was quiet and respectful, his fans shown nothing but love for him and his Allman Brothers Band mates Duane Allman and Berry Oakley. This place is hallowed ground and I cannot describe the feeling being in the...More

Thank TLM64
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I was surprised at how unkept the cemetary was. We visited the Allman brothers site and drove around a little before leaving.

Thank paralegal777
Reviewed 14 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

Thank jjuanita41
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

Thank gadaddy
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.

Thank jhwilli2204
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
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Judy K
30 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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