“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bibb County, Georgia

Clickable Map of Bibb County, Georgia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Bibb County, GA (128) Crawford County, GA (10) Houston County, GA (15) Jones County, GA (33) Monroe County, GA (25) Twiggs County, GA (15)  BibbCounty(128) Bibb County (128)  CrawfordCounty(10) Crawford County (10)  HoustonCounty(15) Houston County (15)  JonesCounty(33) Jones County (33)  MonroeCounty(25) Monroe County (25)  TwiggsCounty(15) Twiggs County (15)
Macon is the county seat for Bibb County
Adjacent to Bibb County, Georgia
      Crawford County (10)  
      Houston County (15)  
      Jones County (33)  
      Monroe County (25)  
      Twiggs County (15)  
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1 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 143 Buford Place
This property bas been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m186601) HM
2 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 152 Buford Place
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m186615) HM
3 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 408 Broadway
Little Richard, James Brown, and Otis Redding all performed at Ann's Tic Toc RoomMap (db m186758) HM
4 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 011-10 — Alfred Holt Colquitt
Governor of Georgia (1877-1882), U.S. Congressman (1853-1855), U.S. Senator (1883-1894), Major U.S. Army in the Mexican War, Brigadier-General in the Confederate Army, Alfred Holt Colquitt is buried here. Born in Walton County, Georgia, April 20, . . . Map (db m25393) HM
5 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Andersen's JewelersHistoric Macon Music Registry
Raymond Hamrick, “The Patriarch of Sacred Harp Music," worked here.Map (db m186708) HM
6 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Andruw JonesMacon Bacon Walk of Fame
Year Played in Macon: 1995 Years Played in MLB: 1996-2012 Andruw Jones is a former Major League Baseball All-Star. Jones played in Macon for the Macon Braves (Atlanta affiliate) during the 1995 season. After one year in Macon, Jones was . . . Map (db m186768) HM
7 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Bach-Duncan-Daniel
Neel Reid, architect Built in 1915 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m186596) HM
8 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Ballard-Hudson Senior High School1070 Anthony Road — 1949-1970 —
This marker represents the establishment of a comprehensive high school for black people in Macon-Bibb County. The name is a merger of the Ballard High School and the Hudson High School. This public high school was supported by the Bibb County Board . . . Map (db m61189) HM
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9 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 11-3 — Ballard-Hudson Senior High School
Ballard-Hudson Senior High School was built in 1949 as the only high school in Macon for African Americans in grades nine through twelve. The school represents the merger of two schools: Ballard High School, a private school with roots in Lewis . . . Map (db m38198) HM
10 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 011-5 — Battles of Dunlap Farm
On July 30, 1864, Gen. Stoneman with 2,500 cavalry crossed Walnut Creek & placed his cannon on a ridge on the Dunlap farm. He attacked Macon to capture the gold in the Confederate Depository; to destroy the Armory, Arsenal & Laboratories, the . . . Map (db m98661) HM
11 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 011-9 — Bibb County
Bibb County was created by Act of Dec. 9, 1822 from Houston, Jones, Monroe and Twiggs Counties. It was named for Dr. William Wyatt Bibb (1781-1820) of Elbert County. Dr. Bibb, physician, legislator, Congressman, Senator, was appointed Governor of . . . Map (db m44892) HM
12 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 011-6 — Birthplace of Sidney Lanier
Sidney Lanier, poet, linguist, musician, mathematician & lawyer, was born in this cottage, Feb. 3, 1842. He graduated from Oglethorpe Univ. then at Milledgeville, served as a private in the Confederate Army and was captured while commanding a . . . Map (db m664) HM
13 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Buffalo Evans' HomeHistoric Macon Music Registry
Evans officiated weddings of Gregg Allman, Jaimoe, Chuck Leavell and Lamar Williams here.Map (db m186620) HM
14 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Camp Oglethorpe"...such large wolfish eyes!" — Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails —
After the Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee, on April 6 & 7, 1862, the Confederate government selected Macon as a Federal prisoner-of-war camp site. The Macon Fair and Parade Grounds was used to incarcerate 900 prisoners-of-war later that spring. Named . . . Map (db m110167) HM
15 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 011-21 — Camp Wheeler
Camp Wheeler was an army training camp during 1917-19 and 1940-46. It was named for Joseph Wheeler (1836-1906), Confederate Lt. Gen. who was born in Augusta, Ga. The tent camp was established in 1917 after efforts of local businessmen brought . . . Map (db m12415) HM
16 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Capricorn ParkHistoric Macon Music Registry
Phil Walden funded this private park. The columns came from the original Wesleyan College.Map (db m186811) HM
17 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Capricorn StudioHistoric Macon Music Registry
Recording Studio of Capricorn Records, Creator of Southern RockMap (db m186781) HM
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18 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 11-2 — Central City College / Georgia Baptist College
Founded in October 1899 by the Reverend E. K. Love under the auspices of the Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia, Central City College served as a co-educational institution of learning for African-American students at both the high school and . . . Map (db m23065) HM
19 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Chipper JonesMacon Bacon Walk of Fame
Year Played in Macon: 1991 Years in MLB: 1993-2012 Larry “Chipper” Jones is a Major League Baseball Hall of Famer. Jones played in Macon for the Macon Braves (Atlanta affiliate) during the 1991 season. After one year in Macon, Jones moved . . . Map (db m186771) HM
20 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 011-19 — Christ ChurchEpiscopal
The Reverend Lot Jones, while on a missionary tour of Georgia, founded Christ Episcopal Church on March 5, 1825. It was the first congregation organized in Macon. On December 26, 1826, the Georgia General Assembly enacted, “that Christopher B. . . . Map (db m49579) HM
21 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — City AuditoriumHistoric Macon Music Registry
Little Richard, Otis Redding, and the Allman Brothers Band performed here.Map (db m186810) HM
22 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 011-2 — City Hall & Old Capitol
The Macon City Hall, built in 1837 for the Monroe Railroad & Banking Co. and since remodeled, served from Nov. 18, 1864 till March 11, 1865 as temporary Capitol of Ga. Here Gov. Brown had his office and convened the last session of the Ga. . . . Map (db m60529) HM
23 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Civil War Era Maconites of African AncestryLocation of Ellen Smith Craft's Dwelling behind Home of Dr. Robert & Eliza Smith Collins
In 1860 the population of Bibb County was 16,289. The 6,790 slaves and free persons of color were the backbone of “King Cotton.” There were at least three slave depots (markets) on Poplar Street. Many slaves and freedman worked as . . . Map (db m99469) HM
24 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 011-7 — Colonial Trading Path Reported missing
Colonial Trading Path or “Lower Path” joined the heart of the Creek Nation on the Chattahoochee River to the English Trading Post in Ocmulgee Old Fields, now Ocmulgee National Monument. Here the chief towns of the ancient Creek Confederacy stretched . . . Map (db m206104) HM
25 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 011-8 — Confederate Memorial Day in Macon
On Thursday, April 26, 1866, the graves of Confederate soldiers in Rose Hill Cemetery and in the cemetery at 7th and Cherry Streets were decorated with flowers by the members of the Ladies’ Memorial Association, organized in March 1866 with Mrs. . . . Map (db m37572) HM
26 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 011-24 — Confederate States Central Laboratory
Approximately 100 feet south of this point stood the Confederate States Central Laboratory. Erected between 1862 and 1865, this laboratory-factory complex spread over 145 acres purchased December 2, 1862. It was intended as permanent facility and . . . Map (db m168256) HM
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27 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Cowles-Bond HouseRailroads, Planters and Widow Bond — Wilson's Raid Heritage Trail —
This impressive home was already more than a quarter century old when Union Major General James Harrison Wilson occupied it in 1865. It is a masterpiece of one of Macon's most notable early master-builders, Alexander Elam who designed this house for . . . Map (db m103212) HM
28 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Davis-Guttenberger-Rankin House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m186600) HM
29 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 011-22 — De Soto in Georgia Reported missing
In May 1539 Hernando de Soto landed in Florida with over 600 people, 220 horses and mules, and a herd reserved for famine. Fired by his success in Pizarro's conquest of Peru, De Soto had been granted the rights, by the King of Spain, to explore, . . . Map (db m27272) HM
30 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Dick Wooley's HomeHistoric Macon Music Registry
Wooley, founder of Rabbit Records, launched Molly Hatchet, Grinderswitch and others.Map (db m186660) HM
31 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Dickey Betts' Apt BHistoric Macon Music Registry
Dickey Betts lived here with his wife Sandy “Blue Sky” and daughter Jessica.Map (db m186628) HM
32 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Douglass TheatreHistoric Macon Music Registry
Macon's Premiere Historic Black Performance VenueMap (db m186754) HM
33 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Duane Allman's HomeHistoric Macon Music Registry
Duane, Donna and Galadielle lived upstairs.Map (db m186635) HM
34 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Elizabeth Reed Music HallHistoric Macon Music Registry
Location of "world premiere" concert of Gov't MuleMap (db m186727) HM
35 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Emerson Building
Built in 1859 for Dr. George Emerson, the building is a prominent example of Italianate architecture. The 23 foot wide Brownstone was designed by New York architects, T. Thomas & Sons, who are also renowned for the Hay House. Listed on the National . . . Map (db m186752) HM
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36 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Emmett Miller HomeHistoric Macon Music Registry
Vaudeville artist who put the yodel in country music, inspiring Hank Williams & Merle HaggardMap (db m186687) HM
37 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Fencing from Findlay Foundry
This fencing was manufactured c. 1856 at the Findlay Foundry and once enclosed the Robert Findlay estate. The Findlay Foundry was operated by the Confederate States Ordnance Bureau as the Macon Arsenal from 1862 -1865.Map (db m110385) HM
38 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 011-11 — First Public Camellia Show
After a revival of interest in camellias, the first public Camellia Show in the U.S. was held Feb. 5, 1932 at Burden-Smith & Co. At the suggestion of Henry T. Conner, immediately after the show, the Azalea and Camellia Soc. of America, forerunner of . . . Map (db m49669) HM
39 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Fort HawkinsThe Battle for Macon — Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails —
During the early 1800s, Georgia grew through a series of treaties with the Creek Indians. After the Louisiana Purchase, President Thomas Jefferson authorized Benjamin Hawkins, Agent for Indian Affairs, to negotiate the 1805 treaty to expand Georgia . . . Map (db m103214) HM
40 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 11-5 — Fort Hawkins
Fort Hawkins was established at this site in 1806 on the eastern bank of the Ocmulgee River at the border of the Muskogee Creek Nation. The location was chosen by the fort’s namesake, Benjamin Hawkins, who served as the U.S. Agent for Indian Affairs . . . Map (db m59564) HM
41 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Freemasonry in Macon
Freemasonry came to Macon in 1824 when the city was in its infancy. Macon Lodge No. 5, F. &A.M., was organized in 1824 and chartered by the Grand Lodge of Georgia in 1825. Historians have referred to Macon lodge as being the “First society in . . . Map (db m54733) HM
42 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe
In Ocmulgee Fields camped Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe and his men on their way to Coweta Town for the purpose of making the treaty with the Creek Confederacy in 1739Map (db m59596) HM
43 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 011-20 — General Edward Dorr Tracy, Jr.1833 – 1863
Edward D. Tracy, Jr., was born in Macon, Georgia, on Nov. 5, 1833. His father served as Macon’s second Mayor (1826-1828), a Judge of Superior Court, and hosted General Lafayette during his visit to Macon in 1825. The younger Tracy graduated from the . . . Map (db m25388) HM
44 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Grant's LoungeHistoric Macon Music Registry
Live Music Stage of Southern RockMap (db m186783) HM
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45 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Green-Poe House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m186787) HM
46 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Gresham-Adams House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m186629) HM
47 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — H&H RestaurantHistoric Macon Music Registry
Mama Louise Hudson and Inez Hill fed rock stars within these walls.Map (db m186826) HM
48 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Hardeman Building
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m186705) HM
49 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Harris-Hall-Bennett House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m186642) HM
50 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Hatcher-Groover-Schwartz House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m186677) HM
51 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Hippie Crash PadHistoric Macon Music Registry
Twiggs Lyndon's digs where the Allman Brothers Band and roadies livedMap (db m186633) HM
52 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Historic Home of Dr. James Mercer Green"… bearing their freight of mutilated men."
Maconites were shocked on April 16, 1862, with the arrival of fifteen train carloads of wounded soldiers from the Battle of Shiloh in Tennessee. Dr. James Mercer Green assumed overall charge and prepared Macon's hospital program while the women of . . . Map (db m186792) HM
53 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Historic Macon
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Vineville Historic DistrictMap (db m186599) HM
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54 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Historic Macon
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Macon Historic DistrictMap (db m186646) HM
55 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Hustlers, Inc.Historic Macon Music Registry
Home to Alan Walden's company that managed Lynyrd SkynyrdMap (db m186775) HM
56 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — In Memory of J. Wilson Parker
In Memory of J. Wilson Parker June 26, 1895 ------ July 27, 1966 Grand Master 1940 Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Masonic Home of Georgia, 1946-1966 Raised in Fairburn Lodge No. 180, F. & A. M., 1920; Worshipful Master 1923 and . . . Map (db m49146) HM
57 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — In Memory of Max MeyerhardtOctober 18, 1855 – March 2, 1923 — Founder of the Masonic Home of Georgia —
Worshipful Master of Cherokee Lodge No. 66, F. & A. M., Rome, 1885-1923; Worshipful Master of the Seventh District Masonic Convention, 1897-1923; Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Georgia 1900-1907; High Priest Rome Chapter No. 26, R.A.M; . . . Map (db m49193) HM
58 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Jefferson Davis
Here ex-president Jefferson Davis, Mrs. Davis and their two daughters Mrs. Margaret Hayes and Varina Ann (Winnie) Davis were the house guests of Capt. and Mrs. Joseph Marshall Johnston from Oct. 24 to Nov.2, 1887, coming to attend the Confederate . . . Map (db m186638) HM
59 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 011-16 — Jefferson Davis at the Lanier House
On May 4, 1865, Jefferson Davis arrived in Washington, Georgia (100 miles NE), where he performed what proved to be his last duties as President of the Confederate States of America. Shortly thereafter, with a small staff and escort, he departed . . . Map (db m25409) HM
60 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — John Basil Lamar
Col. John Basil Lamer, aide-de-camp of General Howell Cobb, his brother-in-law and close friend, was mortally wounded on September 14, 1862 while vainly trying to rally Cobb’s Brigade at Crampton’s Gap, Maryland. After temporary burial in Charles . . . Map (db m25121) HM
61 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — John OdomMacon Bacon Walk of Fame
Hometown: Macon, Georgia Years in MLB: 1964-1976 John “Blue Moon” Odom is a Macon native and attended Ballard Hudson High School where he won two state championships and threw eight no-hitters, His professional baseball debut was at Luther . . . Map (db m186770) HM
62 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 011-4 — Judge Asa Holt House
This house, built in 1853 by Judge Asa Holt, was struck by a cannon ball from Gen. Stoneman's guns in East Macon during the Battle of Dunlap's Hill. July 30, 1864, when the Union army tried unsuccessfully to take Macon. The ball, now in the . . . Map (db m23376) HM
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63 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Kevin BrownMacon Bacon Walk of Fame
Hometown: Macon, Georgia Years in MLB: 1986-2005 Kevin Brown was born in Milledgeville, Georgia. Brown attended Wilkinson High in Irwinton, where he lettered in three sports. Brown would go on to play college baseball in his home state at . . . Map (db m186764) HM
64 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Library Ballroom / College Discotheque
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65 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — M. W. Grand Lodge of GeorgiaFree and Accepted Masons
The first Masonic meeting in Georgia was held in 1734 at the town of Sunbury in what is now Liberty County, with General James Edward Oglethorpe serving as Worshipful Master. This was just seventeen years after the formation of the Grand Lodge of . . . Map (db m49663) HM
66 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — R10 — Macon City HallGeorgia's Temporary Capitol Building — Wilson's Raid Heritage Trail —
The building that houses Macon’s City Hall was constructed in 1837 as headquarters for the Monroe Railroad and Banking Company. In 1845, the Greek Revival temple-style building was converted into Macon’s first “fire-proof” cotton . . . Map (db m99439) HM
67 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Macon Defensive FortificationsThe War Comes Home — Wilson's Raid Heritage Trail —
Military earthworks, also variously called redoubts, lunettes, entrenchments and breastworks, have been used for centuries as points of lookout and defense. Early in the Civil War, soldiers learned to dig a simple trench behind an earthen parapet . . . Map (db m103297) HM
68 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Macon History1839 - 1910
The Reform Medical College of Georgia, Middle Georgia’s first medical school was founded in Forsyth, in 1839. The School moved to Macon in 1845 and remained here for 50 years before moving to Atlanta. Scores of physicians received their medical . . . Map (db m54940) HM
69 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Medal of Honor
Medal of Honor Reverse Sgt. Rodney Maxwell Davis United States Marine Corps April 7, 1942   Sept. 6, 1967 Macon, Georgia   Quang Nam Province, Vietnam For conspicious gallantry and intrepidity at the . . . Map (db m53214) HM WM
70 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 011-18 — Mercer University
Founded in Penfield, Georgia, January 14, 1833, as Mercer Institute, Mercer University, the “oldest child” of the Georgia Baptist Convention, has been the chief source of Baptist ministerial and lay leaders through the years. Among the . . . Map (db m44946) HM
71 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Mike Mills and Bill BerryHistoric Macon Music Registry
Lived in apartments here before helping form R.E.M.Map (db m186842) HM
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72 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Monroe Street Apartments
This propertyhas been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m186833) HM
73 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 011-23 — Mulberry Street Methodist Church
This church, organized in 1826, is on land deeded to it by the Georgia Legislature in the same year. In 1828, the first church building in Macon was erected on this site. The first appointed pastor was Thomas Darley, who had been ordained by Bishop . . . Map (db m29210) HM
74 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Muscadine StudiosHistoric Macon Music Registry
Studio of Paul Hornsby, producer of Charlie Daniels & Marshall Tucker BandsMap (db m186846) HM
75 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Nashville SouthHistoric Macon Music Registry
Club where Jason Aldean and Razzy Bailey were discoveredMap (db m186691) HM
76 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Oak Ridge CemeteryEstablished 1840
Oak Ridge Cemetery, also a part of Rose Hill Cemetery, was set aside for Negro slave burials of many prominent Macon families. Many affluent descendants of slaves such as doctors, teachers, and businessmen are also buried here.Map (db m103153) HM
77 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Oak Ridge Cemetery1840 to 1865
Macon native Simri Rose, for whom Rose Hill Cemetery is named, established these grounds in 1840. Rose set aside ten acres of the property for slave owners to purchase and bury enslaved people and to bury city-owned enslaved people. On September 12, . . . Map (db m103166) HM
78 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Oak Ridge Cemetery1866 To Present
After the Civil War, the three distinct sections present in Oak Ridge today began to form. In addition to the antebellum and Civil War burials of enslaved people, a portion of Oak Ridge was sold to William Wolff in 1879 as a burial ground for Temple . . . Map (db m103179) HM
79 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — P.L. Hay House
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80 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Paragon Booking AgencyHistoric Macon Music Registry
Booking agency for R.E.M., the Police, the B-52s and other New Wave bandsMap (db m186845) HM
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81 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Percy Welch's HotelHistoric Macon Music Registry
Many early R&B artists stayed here, including Little Richard.Map (db m186818) HM
82 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Pete RoseMacon Bacon Walk of Fame
Year Played in Macon: 1962 Years in MLB: 1963-1986 Pete Rose is a three-time World Series Champion and holds the Major League Baseball record for most hits in a career. Rose played in Macon for one season with the Macon Peaches (Cincinnati . . . Map (db m186761) HM
83 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Philip Walden, Jr., Childhood HomeHistoric Macon Music Registry
Re-launched Capricorn Records with Widespread PanicMap (db m186838) HM
84 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Post 3 Macon
We of the American Legion honor those men who lost their lives in the Viet-Nam Conflict Aug. 5, 1964 to Aug. 15, 1973 from Bibb County, GA. * ARMY * *MARINES* *AIR FORCE* Baker, J. W. Betleyoun, G. C. Brown, . . . Map (db m53432) HM
85 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Professional BuildingHistoric Macon Music Registry
James Brown recorded “Please, Please, Please” at WIBB radio stationMap (db m186693) HM
86 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — R. Kirby Godsey Administration Building
[Top plaque] This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior [Bottom plaque] The R. Kirby Godsey Administration Building This . . . Map (db m186828) HM
87 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Randolph-Whittle House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m186671) HM
88 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Ron FairlyMacon Bacon Walk of Fame
Hometown: Macon, Georgia Years in MLB: 1958-1978 Ron Fairly is a Macon native who went onto win three World Series Championships. Fairly made his Major League debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1958. With the Dodgers, Fairly would win . . . Map (db m186772) HM
89 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Rondell WhiteMacon Bacon Walk of Fame
Hometown: Milledgeville, Georgia Years in MLB: 1993-2007 Rondell White is a Jones County native who went on to play Major League Baseball. White attended Jones County High, where he would be drafted out of high school by the Montreal Expos . . . Map (db m186769) HM
90 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — RookeryHistoric Macon Music Registry
The birthplace of Bragg JamMap (db m186721) HM
91 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Rosa Louise Parks"Mother of the Civil Rights Movement" — 1913-2005 —
An American civil-rights activist, born in Tuskegee, Alabama as Rosa Louise McCauley. A seamstress and long-time member of the Montgomery, Alabama chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), her December 1, . . . Map (db m186784) HM
92 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Rose Hill Cemetery"Recollection in a bouquet of yesterday"
Rose Hill Cemetery opened in May of 1840, twenty one years before the first casualties of the Civil War. Seven Macon soldiers were killed in the battle at Pensacola, Fl., in the first year of the war 1861. Four were brought to Macon and buried in . . . Map (db m99507) HM
93 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Sidney Lanier
Sidney Lanier practiced law here, 1868-1872 with his father, Robert S. Lanier and his uncle, Clifford AndersonMap (db m186714) HM
94 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Sidney Lanier's Law OfficeHistoric Macon Music Registry
Famed flautist and poet Sidney Lanier worked here.Map (db m186711) HM
95 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 011-12 — Site: Wesleyan CollegeWorld’s First College Chartered to Grant Degrees to Women
On December 23, 1836, the Legislature of the State of Georgia chartered The Georgia Female College. The first class graduated July 26, 1840. In 1843, the name was changed to Wesleyan Female College; in 1919 to Wesleyan College. The oldest . . . Map (db m54616) HM
96 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Small House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m186616) HM
97 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 11-4 — St. Joseph's Catholic Church
The history of Roman Catholicism in Macon dates to a visit in 1829 by Bishop John England of the Diocese of Charleston and the subsequent migration of Irish Catholic families in the 1830s. In 1841 Macon's Catholics received their first pastor, . . . Map (db m22189) HM
98 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — 11-6 — St. Peter Claver Catholic Church and School
This African-American parish began in 1888 and was named St. Peter Claver in 1903, in honor of the Patron Saint of Negro Missions. The current school, convent, and rectory were built here after the parish moved from Pio Nono Avenue in 1913. The . . . Map (db m25123) HM
99 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — Temple Beth IsraelEstablished 1859
Jewish-Americans have played a significant role in the economic,social and political life of Macon since the 1840s. To meet their growing religious needs, they established Orthodox Congregation Kahal Kadosh Beth Israel in 1859 in downtown Macon. The . . . Map (db m155592) HM
100 Georgia, Bibb County, Macon — The Battle of Dunlap Hill-Stoneman's RaidOcmulgee National Monument
During the Civil War, Macon, Georgia was a thriving city, serving as a major transportation, medical, and manufacturing center. In 1864, Federal officers were being held at Camp Oglethorpe, a prisoner of war camp. Two battles were fought in Macon; . . . Map (db m98657) HM

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