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Admiral Towers Plaza

601 Broad Street Rome GA 30161

Admiral Towers Memorial Plaza is dedicated to the memory of Admiral John Henry Towers, native Roman and “the Father of Naval Aviation.”

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Berry College

2277 Martha Berry Highway Mount Berry Ga 30149

Founded by Martha Berry in 1902, Berry College sits on the world’s largest college campus and boasts historic buildings and homes.

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Between the Rivers Historic Home

Between-the-Rivers Historic District/Downtown Rome

Broad Street Rome GA 30161

This area, which lies between the Etowah, Oostanaula and Coosa Rivers, is the site of Rome’s founding in 1834 and where early business and industry served the new town.

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Capitoline Wolf

Capitoline Wolf

601 Broad Street Rome GA 30161

Located on the steps of City Hall on Broad Street, this statue of the Capitoline Wolf with Romulus & Remus

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Cave Spring Cave

Cave Spring Cave

Cedartown Street Cave Spring GA 30124

Step back in time when Cave Spring’s natural limestone cave was being created, with its impressive stalagmites and legendary “Devil’s

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Cave Spring Visitor Center

Cave Spring Visitor Center

4 Rome Road Cave Spring GA 30124

A small village 10 miles southwest of Rome with a picturesque town square and a mix of specialty shops and restaurants.

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Cave Spring’s Rolater Park

Cedartown Street Cave Spring GA 30124

The Cave Step back in time when Cave Spring’s natural limestone cave was being created, with its impressive stalagmites and

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Chieftains Museum & Major Ridge Home

501 Riverside Parkway Rome GA 30161

The Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home is a museum of Cherokee and North Georgia history and is a site on the Trail of Tears.

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City Clocktower

East Second Street Rome GA 30161

The clocktower, the official symbol of Georgia’s Rome, was built in the 1870’s and is popular with both residents and visitors.

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Darlington School

1014 Cave Spring Road SW Rome GA 30161

Founded in 1905 by John Paul and Alice Allgood Cooper, Darlington School has grown to become one of the leading

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Historic DeSoto Theatre

530 Broad Street Rome GA 30161

In early 1928 O. C. Lam, the owner of Lam Amusement Company, laid plans to construct a new movie theatre

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Jackson Hill Trail System

402 Civic Center Drive Rome GA 30161

Historic Jackson Hill was the location of Fort Norton, an earthen fortification system which defended Rome during the Civil War.

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Labyrinth of Rome

402 Civic Center Drive Rome GA 30161

The Labyrinth of Rome was created as an adaptive reuse of what originally was an amphitheater built by the Works

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Myrtle Hill

Myrtle Hill Cemetery

20 Myrtle Street Rome GA 30161

If you are looking for the historic, surreal, quintessential southern cemetery, Myrtle Hill is it.

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Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum

24 Veterans Memorial Highway Rome GA 30161

Oak Hill is the Greek revival home of Martha Berry, founder of Berry College. Tour the home, outbuildings and gardens.

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Oak Hill Cemetery

Oak Hill Cemetery

Riverside Pkwy NE & W 2nd St Rome GA

Oak Hill Cemetery, also known as the West Seventh Avenue Cemetery, was designated as Rome’s first cemetery in 1837. Many

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Rome Area History Museum

Rome Area History Museum

305 Broad Street Rome GA 30161

As a vital center for local historical research, the Rome Area History Museum preserves, interprets, and exhibits collections portraying the history of Rome and the surrounding area.

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Rome-Floyd County Library

205 Riverside Pkwy NE Rome GA 30161

The Rome-Floyd County Library offers access to genealogical/historical databases, children’s programming, public computers and more.

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Rome-Floyd Visitor Center

402 Civic Center Drive Rome GA 30161

The Rome-Floyd Visitor Center is your resource for experiencing the best of Georgia’s Rome and surrounding areas!

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