Where Romans Rest Cemetery Tours
Location: Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Tours start at Veteran’s Plaza
Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015
Tours depart at 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and last approximately 90 minutes.
Guided tour of Myrtle Hill Cemetery with grave hosts along the tour. Path includes uneven pavement with steep slopes and stairs. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing. Not recommended for children under 12.
Admission: $10/adults, $5/children. Advance purchase tickets required.
Purchase Tickets in-Person: Last Stop Gift Shop located at 402 Civic Center Drive, Rome, GA 30161 (across from Applebee’s)
Cave Screams Ghost Tours
Location: Rolater Park, Cave Spring, 22 Broad Street, Cave Spring, GA
Date/Time: October 23 & 24, Continuous tours run Friday from 7 – 11 p.m. and Saturday from 6:30 – 11 p.m.
Friday night tours feature the town’s infamous ghost stories that makes Cave Spring one of the most haunted towns in Georgia. These tours will be led by single guides accompanied by members of the Southern Paranormal Investigators. Saturday night tours feature stories from five of the best tellers in northwest Georgia. This year’s theme is “Coming Home,” remembering those who came home after the Civil War in 1865 and World War II in 1945…as well as those who haven’t left. This walking tour highlights historic locations in downtown Cave Spring, Georgia, and Rolater Park, including exclusive entry into the Cave.
Admission: $10 or $15 for both nights. Purchase tickets online
Under 13 not recommended. The tour distance is 3/4 mile, mildly strenuous walk. Tours take approximately 90 minutes to complete. Limited seating available along the tour path.
Myrtle Hill Cemetery Tree Tour
Rome’s Historic Myrtle Hill Cemetery has over 35 different species of trees. Many trees are rare and many are not native to the Northwest Georgia Area. Fun for all ages!
Myrtle Hill Cemetery Tree Tour map is now available online for download.
Printed tree tour maps: Pick up in-person at Rome-Floyd Visitor Center and Downtown Welcome Center.