Visitor Guide

Historic Marker in Rome, Ga.

Admiral Towers Plaza

601 Broad Street, Rome, GA

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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America’s Known Soldier

194 Myrtle Street, SW, Rome, GA

Veterans Plaza at Myrtle Hill Cemetery The centerpiece of this plaza is the tomb of America’s Known Soldier, Charles Graves, which is guarded by three […]

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Capitoline Wolf

Capitoline Wolf

601 Broad Street, Rome, GA

The Capitoline Wolf with Romulus and Remus stands in front of historic City Hall on Broad Street in downtown Rome. The statue was an official […]

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City Clocktower

East Second Street, Rome, GA

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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Dr. Robert Battey Monument

Dr. Robert Battey Monument

601 Broad Street, Rome, GA

Erected in 1921 by the Medical Association of Georgia in memory of famed Rome druggist and civil War surgeon stands on the lawn of Rome […]

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Ellen Axson Wilson Statue

The bronze statue stands at the east end of the Chief John Ross Memorial Bridge that crosses the Oostanaula River from West Third Street to […]

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Firefighters Memorial Plaza

601 Broad St, Rome, GA

The memorial plaza honors all firefighters, past and present, in recognition of the public service these men and women provide to protect our community. The […]

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Historic DeSoto Theatre

530 Broad Street, Rome, GA

In early 1928 O. C. Lam, the owner of Lam Amusement Company, laid plans to construct a new movie theatre in downtown Rome, Georgia. Lam […]

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Myrtle Hill Cemetery

20 Myrtle Street, Rome, GA

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

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Noble Foundry

The Noble Foundry, Rome, Ga., was built in the late 1850s by James R. Noble Sr. The foundry was a manufacturer of engines for mining, […]

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Opera Alley

Opera Alley

Opera Alley was a walkway adjacent to the Nevin Opera House at 321 Broad Street. The opera house, which opened in September of 1880, was […]

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Robert Redden Bridge

Robert Redden Footbridge

This former Central of Georgia Railway swing bridge crosses the Oostanaula River in downtown Rome. Standing at the point where the Oostanaula and the Etowah come together […]

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Rome City Auditorium

601 Broad Street, Rome, GA

The theatre is booked for performances year-round and recently received a $1.8 million dollar renovation (video) upgrade for sound, lighting systems, and stage. Additionally, a new two-story […]

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Rotary Club Memorial Wall

Government PLaza, Rome, GA

Behind The Forum is the Rotary Club of Rome Memorial Wall, which pays tribute to Floyd County’s fallen veterans. Those who have never wandered behind […]

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