Black History Month in Macon, GA
February celebrates Black History Month. In Macon, every month is Black History Month. Our city is rich in African American culture and heritage. Learn about the sites, sounds and extraordinary people that made Black history in our soulful city.
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Black History is American History
Experience Macon's African American History
"A past to cherish, a future to fulfill." These words are inscribed on one of Macon's historic markers dedicated to preserving the city's rich African American History. Discover twenty-one African American historic and cultural sites in Macon, GA.
African American Heritage
"A past to cherish, a future to fulfill." These words are inscribed on one of Macon's...
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Your Go-To Guide for Black History Month in Macon
Every February, Black History Month provides the opportunity for both reflection on the past andRead More
The Little Richard House Resource Center
Visit the childhood home of Little Richard and enjoy one of Macon's Historical Landmarks. We are a... Learn More
The Otis Redding Foundation
Otis Redding was dedicated to improving the quality of life for our community through the education... Learn More
Otis Redding was discovered here. Ma Rainey, Cab Calloway, Little Richard and many others also... Learn More
Discover the Tubman Museum
History and Culture Come to Life
Dive Deep Into African Tradition Through Authentic African Art at the Southeast's largest museum dedicated to the Art, History and Culture of African Americans.
H&H Soul Food serves the best Southern comfort food in Macon. Known for Mama Louise’s and Mama... Read More
Grant's Lounge first opened its doors on February 16, 1971. Located at 576 Poplar Street in Macon,... Read More
Ruth Hartley Mosley was a pioneer in Macon's African-American history.As Ruth rose to social... Read More
Macon's Black Luminaries
Born Otis Ray Redding, Jr. in Dawson, Georgia on September 9, 1941, Redding’s family moved to...
Born Richard Wayne Penniman on December 5, 1932 in Macon, Georgia, Little Richard is known for being...