Central and North Georgia Travel Guide

Central and North Georgia Sights

Ocmulgee National Monument

  • 1207 Emery Hwy. Map It
  • Macon
  • Memorial/Monument/Tomb

Published 11/08/2017

Fodor's Review

Located 3 miles east of downtown Macon, Ocmulgee is a significant archaeological site as it's been occupied for more than 17,000 years; at its peak, between AD 900 and AD 1100, it was populated by the Mississippian peoples who were renowned mound builders. There's a reconstructed earth lodge and displays of pottery, effigies, and jewelry of copper and shells discovered in the burial mound. Call or check the park's online schedule for special Lantern Light Tours and other educational opportunities.

Sight Information

Address:

1207 Emery Hwy., Macon, Georgia, 31217, USA

Map It

Phone:

478-752–8257

Website: www.nps.gov/ocmu

Sight Details:

  • Free

Published 11/08/2017

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