Downtown Macon, Georgia facts for kids
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Downtown Macon refers to the largest financial district in the city of Macon, Georgia, United States. It is home to many museums, ranging from the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame to the Tubman African American Museum. Numerous Antebellum homes are located in Downtown Macon, including the Woodruff House, the Hay House, and the Cannonball House. One of the most notable churches in downtown Macon is Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, the oldest Methodist Church in the state of Georgia. Terminal Station (Macon, Georgia), was built in 1916.
Some notable buildings in Downtown Macon are:
- Terminal Station (Macon, Georgia)
- Ramada Plaza
- BB&T Building
- Fickling & Company Building
- St. Paul Towers
- Saint Joseph's Catholic Church (Macon, Georgia)
- Dempsey Apartments
- Ashley Towers
- Gateway Plaza
- Georgia Federal Building
- Southern Federal Building
- Medical Center of Central Georgia
- Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
The biggest tourist attraction in downtown Macon is the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, but there are also many other smaller attractions, such as the many museums (mentioned above), and also small parades for holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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