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58 M A R Q U E E I S S U E 2 0 1 7 M A R Q U E E D E S T I N A T I O N S MACON "WHERE SOUL LIVES" With our central location, breathtaking architecture and rich musical heritage, Macon is a city with historic soul. You can feel our soul through our attractions, food, festivals, culture, and people. ALLMAN BROTHERS BIG HOUSE MUSEUM e house, now a museum and venue space, is where members of the band, lived, worked and played. e band's memorabilia and artifacts is the most extensive in the world. More than a museum. It's an experience! HAY HOUSE Feel like royalty when you step through the doors of this National His- toric Landmark mansion. It was referred to as "Palace of the South" upon its completion in 1859. Magnificent detail and luxuries far ahead of its time make it a must-see, as featured on A&E's "America's Castles." OCMULGEE NATIONAL MONUMENT Step back in time to enjoy the beauty: View downtown Macon from the top of the Great Temple Mound, bicycle on the park, picnic on the grounds and visit the museum. is prehistoric American Indian site is a must see! MACON-BIBB COUNTY CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU 1-800-768-3401 www.visitmacon.org • info@visitmacon.org Steven Fulbright M A C O N , G E O R G I A MEET IN THE MIDDLE Enjoy Middle TN where heritage and hospitality shine! Civil War history, southern cuisine, shopping, live music and unique agritourism make a memorable trip for all. Only 30 min. south of Nashville. MILLER'S GROCERY Antique filled, charming country cafe in Christiana, TN serving up award-winning home-made desserts and southern home cooking. Love music on Friday and Saturday nights. Make reservations! OAKLANDS MANSION A true southern plantation that was the largest in the county at the time of the war. Soak in the rich history and story of the mansion caught in the cross fire between sides. SHORT MOUNTAIN DISTILLERY Take the scenic drive up on the mountain where making Moonshine is a way of life. Take a tour of the distillery, sample a taste of real TN Moonshine and grab a wonderful meal at the cafe. MURFREESBORO, T E N N E S S E E RUTHERFORD CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU 800-716-7560 • www.readysetrutherford.com Dklempnow@rutherfordchamber.org Donna Klempnow

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