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Riverside Cemetery Spring Spirit Stroll

March 16, 2018

Exceptional southern storytelling is alive and well in Historic Riverside Cemetery.  Riverside Cemetery and Conservancy’s Spring Spirit Stroll offers a guided walking tour with actors representing spirits of some of Macon’s most fascinating characters. Stroll through the beautiful 126-year old cemetery grounds in Historic Riverside Cemetery on the only historical tour in central Georgia that offers visitors a glimpse into the past, complete with costumed actors portraying captivating stories featured importantly in Macon’s history.  The Spring Spirit Stroll tour is appropriate for all ages and will leave guests and visitors with a greater appreciation of the community, as well as some interesting trivia and history you can share with your friends.

The Spring Spirit Stroll tour dates run from March 16th - March 18th and March 22nd - March 25th. Tours begin at 6:00 PM, 6:15 PM, 6:30 PM and 6:45PM and depart from the Gatehouse every 15 minutes. The cemetery asks that guests arrive 15 minutes prior to tour time. Ticket prices are $10.00 general admission. Children 5 and under are free and Group Rates are available.  Each tour's final stop will be inside the beautiful Macon Public Mausoleum, with light refreshments. A museum shop will have T-shirts, relevant books, gifts and souvenirs. All proceeds benefit the 501(c)(3) Conservancy. Tickets for the Spring Spirit Stroll can be purchased online at or by calling (478) 742-5328.


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