Historic High Country / Rome

Where Romans Rest: Myrtle Hill Cemetery Tour

Dates : 10/18/14 - 10/18/14
Veterans Plaza & Myrtle Hill Cemetery
South Broad St & Etowah Terrace
Rome, GA 30161

706-295-5576 | 800-444-1834
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Mingle with the residents of Myrtle Hill and learn more about the greatest heroes and heroines of Rome's past at the 18th Annual Where Romans Rest: Myrtle Hill Cemetery Tours. This year's tours will focus on one of the cemetery's most famous departed, First Lady Ellen Axson Wilson. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about her time on earth through her own words and those of her husband, President Woodrow Wilson, as well as family and friends. 

Myrtle Hill Cemetery dates back to 1857 and is the final resting place for more than 20,000 of Rome's most notable citizens, including nearly 400 Civil War dead. Tours depart at 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. from Veterans Plaza at the front of the cemetery. This tour includes a moderate to strenuous walk with steep steps, slopes and unpaved paths involved. 

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Saturday: 10:00AM - 12:30PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $8.00

    Children under 12 $5.00

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Parking off Site

    Group Amenities


    Near Interstate Highway


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


    Civil War, Family Friendly, History & Heritage


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