Top 8 attractions to explore in Bibb County
Bibb County was created by the act of the State Legislature of Georgia on December 9, 1822, with Macon to be incorporated as a town/city in December 1823; designated the County Seat. It was carved from the earlier territories of the counties of Jones, Monroe, Houston, and Twiggs counties.
Attractions in Bibb County
Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park has 17,000 years of continuous human habitation. Four prehistoric cultures have occupied this land for thousands of years before the invitation of European settlers. Ocmulgee is the ancestral homeland of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation who now resides in Oklahoma.
Rose Hill Cemetery is a 50-acre cemetery located on the banks of the Ocmulgee River in Macon that opened in 1840. Simri Rose, a horticulturist, and designer of the cemetery was instrumental in the planning of the city of Macon and planned Rose Hill Cemetery in return for being able to choose his own burial plot.
The Sidney Lanier Cottage is a historic cottage on High Street in Macon, Georgia, that was the birthplace of poet, musician, and soldier Sidney Lanier. Sidney Lanier Cottage was purchased by the Middle Georgia Historical Society in 1973.
The Allman Brothers Band Museum, also known as The Big House, is a museum in Macon, Georgia, United States. It was the home to The Allman Brothers Band's original members, their families, and various friends from 1970 to 1973. The Big House was renovated in November 2009 as an interactive museum dedicated to identifying and preserving the history of The Allman Brothers Band.
Map of attractions in Bibb County