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Address: 856 Mulberry St, Macon, GA 31201-6755
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History of Macon

The parking is right in front. This is not handicap assessable but it is only 2 story $6 to get in. Nothing elabrtate here but the view is good in it's day. There is a kitchen... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AlnSue
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Ocqueoc, MI
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Ocqueoc, MI
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423 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The parking is right in front. This is not handicap assessable but it is only 2 story $6 to get in. Nothing elabrtate here but the view is good in it's day. There is a kitchen that is separate to this house and all the help stayed here along with family. The better chose of these houses it s the... More 

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Macon, Georgia
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We visited this home in 2016 and enjoyed the tour and history lesson. I don't think young children would like it, but our 9-year-old granddaughter thoroughly enjoyed it. The tour was a smallish group and everyone had enough time to ask questions and admire the home and it's furnishing. Parking is available behind the home, though we didn't find that... More 

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Livermore, Colorado
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1,219 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Take a stroll along some of the residential streets and yo will enjoy a taste of he old Souty. Need only 30 minutes

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Summerfield, Florida
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is educational but could have I could have found more interesting things to do. This is basically a large homethat once had a cannon in it but has since been removed.

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

If you are interested in South and the confederacy this is definitely worth a visit. We took the tour and what the guide didn't know about the house and all the things in it, isn't worth knowing, she was VERY knowledgeable. It took about an hour and was very thorough. There is free parking on the street and the whole... More 

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Macon, Georgia
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

If you love history, go experience any classes or offerings made by the Cannonball House. My son took a class here discussing what it would have been like to live here in the 1800's. The staff was very informatively! They dressed in period clothing and demonstrated toys, letter writing, and note taking which would have happened in that time period.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed my visit to the Cannonball House. Very typical of southern architecture, and historical context. The docent was very knowledgeable about the house, the neighborhood and the time period. I would highly recommend. Convenient and walkable to other sites, and the downtown area.

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Augusta, GA
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1,250 reviews
583 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 480 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Built in 1953 as a planter's mansion, the house is named for a cannonball that landed inside the house during the Civil War without exploding. The cannonball was intended to hit the Hay House where the Union army believed the Confederate gold was being stored. You will see the home and gardens as well as the outdoor kitchen and servants... More 

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Fayette County, Georgia
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136 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a lovely home with an interesting history and excellent preservation. Visited on a recent weekday afternoon with my Phi Mu alumnae group, and really enjoyed it. Jessie was our guide, and she is fantastic. The parlors that are devoted to Phi Mu and A D Pi history were the highlight for us, of course, and the reason we... More 

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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Making our way to Florida while avoiding Matthew, we found ourselves in Macon on Saturday mid afternoon. We only had time for one stop and selected the Cannonball House. Our self guided tour allowed us all the time we wanted to enjoy the historical value of the location. The staff was friendly, knowledgeable & willing to answer any questions. The... More 

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