Historic Heartland / Athens

Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery

530 Fourth St.
Athens, GA 30603

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Explore this historic site where many of Athens' prominent African-American citizens were laid to rest starting in the late 1880s. On April 19, 2006, The National Park Service officially listed The Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery in the National Register of Historic Places. This historical designation supports efforts that were already underway to raise awareness about Gospel Pilgrim and to promote it as a destination for tourists. An audio tour of the cemetery is available.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: All Day
    Monday: All Day
    Tuesday: All Day
    Wednesday: All Day
    Thursday: All Day
    Friday: All Day
    Saturday: All Day

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Free Admission

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages