HISTORIC MACON CELEBRATES NATIONAL PRESERVATION MONTH WITH
ANNUAL PRESERVATION AWARDS AND TOURS
Preservation Awards and Annual Meeting
Tuesday, May 3 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. | 338 Poplar St.
Celebrate historic preservation efforts in Macon, Georgia by attending Historic Macon’s Preservation Awards and Annual
Meeting. Exciting announcements will be made during Annual Meeting. Reception catered by El Camino.
Cotton Avenue Tour with Jamie Weatherford
Thursday, May 12 | 5:30p.m. to 7p.m. | Meet in Daisy Park at I Heart Macon “M”
Rock Candy Tour’s Jamie Weatherford will lead a walking tour of Cotton Avenue focused on the music history of the
historically African American business district.
Beall’s Hill Open House
Sunday, May 15 | 2p.m. to 4p.m. | 924 Ash St. | 932 Ash St. | 1304 Calhoun St. Ln. | 1311 Jackson St. | 1374 Calhoun St.
In 2015 and 2016, Historic Macon built 6 new houses on vacant lots in Beall's Hill. Four new builds on Ash Street and one
new build on Calhoun Street will be open for tours.
Downtown Bike Tour with Alex Morrison
Thursday, May 21 | 5:30p.m. to 7p.m. | Tour begins and ends in Tattnall Square Park parking lot
Learn more about the Macon Action Plan, biking improvements, and the future of downtown from the Urban Development
Authority’s Director, Alex Morrison.
Mill Hill Tour with Michael Phillips and Jonathan Harwell-Dye
Thursday, May 28 | 5:30p.m. to 7p.m. | Tours at 5:30pm & 6:15pm | Meet at East Macon Auditorium | 239 Clinton St.
Historic Macon’s Preservation Carpenter, Michael Phillips, and Macon Arts Alliance’s Director of Creative Placemaking,
Jonathan Harwell-Dye, will lead a tour of the proposed East Macon Arts Village. The tour will include 3 houses Historic
Macon is rehabbing in the neighborhood for artists-in-residence and plans for communal spaces.
All events are FREE and open to the public!
About Historic Macon Foundation
Founded in 1964, Historic Macon Foundation is a nonprofit organization that revitalizes Macon by preserving architecture and sharing
history. For over 50 years, Historic Macon has been engaged in community revitalization efforts and has led the nation in innovative
tactics for historic preservation. For more information or to become a member, visit www.historicmacon.org or call 478-742-5084.
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