Otis Redding Statue at Ocmulgee Heritage Trail Gateway Park
Legendary musician Otis Redding is memorialized in a life-size statue at beautiful Gateway Park, trailhead of the Ocmulgee River Heritage Trail. Sit with him on the dock, hum your favorite Otis tune, picnic on the grassy hillside overlooking the river or drop a line for the catch of the day. For information on special events held throughout the year at Gateway Park, www.newtownmacon.com.
To learn more about Otis Redding, visit the Otis Redding Foundation's Mini Museum at 339 Cotton Avenue, Macon GA 31201. (478) 742-5737. The Mini Museum offers a small peek into the life of Otis Redding, his accomplishments and many awards. Hours are as follows: Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: Closed.
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