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Heritage & History in Rome, Ga.

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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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Berry College

2277 Martha Berry Highway, Mount Berry, Ga

Founded by Martha Berry in 1902, Berry College sits on the world’s largest college campus and boasts historic buildings and homes.

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Selfie Tour

Berry College Gate of Opportunity Drive

2277 Martha Berry Highway NW, Mt. Berry, GA

The breathtaking Gate of Opportunity canopy drive at Berry College once served as the original entrance to the college. It is easily accessible from the […]

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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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Cave Spring Cave

Cave Spring Cave

Cedartown Street, Cave Spring, GA

Step back in time when Cave Spring’s natural limestone cave was being created, with its impressive stalagmites and legendary “Devil’s Stool” formation. You’ll welcome its […]

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Cave Spring Rolater Park

13 Old Cedartown Rd, Cave Spring, GA

The Cave Step back in time when the natural limestone cave, in Cave Spring,  was being created, with its impressive stalagmites and legendary “Devil’s Stool” formation. […]

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Cave Spring Visitor Center

Cave Spring Visitor Center

4 Rome Road, Cave Spring, GA

A small village 10 miles southwest of Rome with a picturesque town square and a mix of specialty shops and restaurants.

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Cherokee Vann Cabin

24 Broad St, Cave Spring, Ga

Listed as a National Trail of Tears site, the Cherokee Van Cabin stands at its original location on the Cave Spring square.  Built in 1810 […]

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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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Darlington School

1014 Cave Spring Road SW, Rome, GA

Founded in 1905 by John Paul and Alice Allgood Cooper, Darlington School has grown to become one of the leading independent day and boarding schools […]

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Downtown History Tours

300 W 1st St, Rome, GA 30161, Rome, Ga

Guests will board our Roman Chariots for a guided tour through Rome’s history.  Each downtown tour is unique where groups are led through Rome’s historic […]

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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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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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Freedom Garden

607 Broad St, Rome, GA

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 […]

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Guided Group Tours

Book a Georgia’s Rome tour with one of our local guides; personalized based on your needs. Tours offered include Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Civil War History, […]

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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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