Visitor Guide

Civil War Events

Rome, Ga. hosts many events about Civil War History in Georgia. All Civil War events are hosted by the Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau. To add your event to this schedule, please contact 706.295.5576. Other Civil War events in Georgia can be found on

Spirits of the Civil War: Rome’s Riverways

Date: Sunday, August 3, 2014

Time: 2pm

Location: Heritage Park

Cost: Adults $8, Children under 12 $5

Explore Rome’s vast river system of the Oostanuala, Coosa, and Etowah aboard the Sulzbacher Roman Holiday, a 45-passenger excursion boat. The tour will show the major features of the riverways that were used as both troop transportation and defense blockades during the Civil War, lead by historian Mike Ragland and Capt. Dennis Nordeman. Reservations required: 800.444.1834

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Civil War Symposium Series

Dates: Fall 2014 (dates TBA)

Time: 6:30pm

Rome-Floyd County Library
205 Riverside Parkway NE
Rome,Georgia 30161

Cost: Free

Lectures and presentations from local and state historians who relate the broad spectrum of the War Between the States to the local impact in Georgia’s Rome.

More info: 800.444.1834