12003 Watson Blvd
Byron, GA 31008
Phone: (478) 956-2800
Fax: (478) 956-4162
Jessie E. Tanner Junior Park, on Carl Vinson Parkway, lies just a few steps away from Houston County Office. The neighborhood park offers a volley of activities that you can enjoy with family and friends. It features essential amenities such as picnic spots, bathrooms and much more, Tanner Park also has provisions for various team sports such as tennis, volleyball, basketball, baseball and soccer, to name a few.
Paintball field offering specials for church, groups, and company outings. There are four fields, which include woodsball, speedball and western town - great entertainment for the family or any group event.
Founded in 1945, this society maintains nine acres of camellia plantings, as well as several specialty gardens and collections, and invites visitors to admire the 170 porcelain birds and flowers on display which were created in the studios of the late American artist, Edward Marshall Boehm.
This beautiful co educational institute called the Mercer University is a historical institue. This institue features twelve colleges and schools that include education, music, professional studies like law, medicine, nursing, etc. The institue nrolls several students all year round and moulds them from being an amateur into being a professional. The site is a great center of education and learning.
Designed for Joseph N. Neel by the renowned architect Neel Reid, this four story English Tudor home contains very elaborated paneling, original fixtures, and furnishings and it became the headquarters of the Federated Garden Clubs of Macon in 1957. The house is available for guided tours, as well as corporate and private rentals.
One of the most outstanding collections of its type in the South, this historical reference library contains more than 23,000 volumes and over 17,000 microforms.
Georgia College - Macon Graduate Center is aptly situated in the downtown area of Macon. The college offers graduate programs apart from masters in secondary education and public administration.
The renowned First Presbyterian Church is a historically-significant church building in Macon. It also proudly stands as one of the tallest buildings in the state. Towering at 185 feet (56 meters), it is located on Mulberry Street in downtown. Varied ministries are formed and operated by the church for the community. It is also ideal for wedding ceremonies. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
This restored mansion still retains most of its 19th Century glory. Visited by a large number of people everyday, this house is of high historical significance. Guided tours are offered.
Listed on National Register of Historic Homes, this Antebellum Greek Revival Home was the only house in Macon struck by a cannonball during a Federal attack in 1864. The home features authentic period furnishings, an original brick kitchen, and relics of Macon and the Civil War. A gift shop is also on site. Open for tours Mon though Sat. 10-5, last guided tour at 4:00.
A National Historic Landmark, this magnificent 18,000 square foot Italian Renaissance Revival-style mansion, inspired by the palazzos of Florence and Rome, has been featured on A&E's "America's Castles." The home is filled with beautiful 18th century furnishings and features Italian Carrara marble fireplaces and a music room with a 30-foot clerestory ceiling. A museum gift shop is also on site. Hay House offers guided tours six days a week. Hay House is available for weddings, receptions, banquets and other occasions.
Set in a serene landscape, Rose Hill Cemetery attracts much attention in the area. Many notable personalities have been buried here and this is one of the oldest of the region. The place is well worth a visit.