Visitor Guide

Freedom Garden

607 Broad St, Rome, GA 30161

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The Freedom Garden is dedicated to the demonstrators of The Civil Rights Movement of Rome and was dedicated on December 8, 2007.

The garden shares the story of the Main High School students who engaged in “sit-in demonstrations” at downtown lunch counters on March 28,1963 to gain their equal rights and human rights.¬† Signage in the garden¬†documents significant dates of immigration at public facilities and institutions in Rome.

Location: Access the garden from the parking lot behind the Carnegie building. The gated entry is located to the left of the building.