Visitor Guide

Downtown 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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Duke Museum of Military History

110 East 8th Ave , Rome, GA

The Duke Museum of Military History is dedication to preserving the military history of past generations for the education of future generations. See artifacts and weapons […]

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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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Historical Markers Self-Guided Tour

601 Broad Street, Rome, GA

Rome’s historical markers help document our history and give you insights into our culturally rich heritage. Rome is full of stories from our early Native American beginnings, […]

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Memorial Magnolias

Memorial Magnolias

20 Myrtle St SW, Rome, GA

Following the World War, thirty-four Magnolia seedlings were planted at Myrtle Hill cemetery. Each seedling was a memorial to one of the thirty-four young men […]

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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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Oak Hill Cemetery

Oak Hill Cemetery

Riverside Pkwy NE & W 2nd St , Rome, GA

Oak Hill Cemetery, also known as the West Seventh Avenue Cemetery, was designated as Rome’s first cemetery in 1837. Many of the town’s prominent citizens […]

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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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Chieftains garden

Rome – Bee City USA

The City of Rome is recognized for encouraging pollinator habitats and is home to two public pollinator gardens just off the Heritage Trail in Ridge […]

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Rome Area

Rome Area History Museum

305 Broad Street, Rome, GA

As a vital center for local historical research, the Rome Area History Museum preserves, interprets, and exhibits collections portraying the history of Rome and the surrounding area.

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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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Rome Little Theatre

Rome Little Theatre

530 Broad Street, Rome, Ga

Rome Little Theatre, located at the Historic DeSoto Theatre in downtown Rome, Georgia, is a non-profit organization that relies on local membership and volunteer efforts […]

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Rome Symphony Orchestra

Rome Symphony Orchestra

202 E 3rd Ave, Rome, GA 30161, Rome, GA

Founded in 1921, the Rome Symphony Orchestra is the oldest symphony in the South. The RSO offers various performances and events throughout the year.

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