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Discover Ocmulgee Mounds

Over 17,000 Years of History

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History & Heritage

Macon, Georgia has a rich and diverse history whose origin is traced back over 17,000 years ago, as different tribes of Native Americans lived on the site that is now the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park. Step into Macon’s history at the Ocmulgee Indian Celebration, the largest Native American gathering in the southeast. Enjoy the celebration of music, dance, food, film, art, and spoken word at the Tubman Pan African Festival, as we explore the dynamic and diverse cultures created from the African Diaspora. Discover our historic homes at the Hay House Spring Stroll of homes and gardens. We invite you to come visit Macon Georgia’s historical sites and make your own Macon history with these History and Heritage events!