Where Romans Rest: Myrtle Hill Cemetery Tour

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Where Romans Rest: Myrtle Hill Cemetery Tour

Date: 10/18/14

Where Romans Rest: Myrtle Hill Cemetery Tour

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 residents of Myrtle Hill and learn more about the permanent residents of the cemetery holding the greatest heroes and heroines of Rome's past. The cemetery dates to 1857 and is the final resting place for 20,000 of Rome's most notable residents, including 400 Civil War graves. Spectators will see firsthand and hear their stories and significance to Rome's development into a modern city.

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.

Tickets are available at the Rome - Floyd Visitor Center located at 402 Civic Center Drive. Call (706) 295-5576 or visit www.RomeGeorgia.org for more information.

This tour includes a moderate to strenuous walk with steep steps and slopes and unpaved paths. Stories are not intended for young children.

  • Info & Amenities
  • Hours of Operation

    Saturday: 10:00AM - 12:30PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $8.00

    Children under 12 $5.00

    General Information

    Free Admission

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

    Type

    Civil War, Family Friendly, Free Things to Do, History & Heritage

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