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Civil War

Georgia’s Rome has an abundance of Civil War history and heritage sites. Rome is one of the few towns that saw continous action for all four years of the war; thus, modern Rome is left with reminders all around of the great civil war figures that walked on this ground. Resources to help you learn about the Civil War in Georgia’s Rome:

Publications about the Civil War in Georgia’s Rome

“But the March Began In Rome:” A Guide to the Civil War in Georgia’s Rome
Free, available in the Rome / Floyd Visitor Center or click here and we’ll send it to you
A full guide to the Civil War in Georgia’s Rome, this informational brochure provides information on most major Civil War sites in Floyd County.

The War Between the States in Georgia’s Rome, A Driving Tour
Free, but deposit of $5 required; available in the Rome / Floyd Visitor Center
This Civil War driving tour will take you throughout the many Civil War sites of Rome & Floyd County to discover the history through stories and a first-hand experience.

Civil War Resources

In addition to internet resources, a large collection of original documents and artifacts are available at the following:

Rome Area History Museum
305 Broad Street
706-235-8051

Rome – Floyd County Library
205 Riverside Parkway
706-236-4601

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Rome Ga's historic clocktower