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St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
The historic St. Joseph Catholic Church is one of many tourist attractions and worship centers in Macon. St. Joseph was built in downtown Macon on Poplar Street in 1888-1903. It was the first Catholic church in Macon. As the church continued to grow and develop, the priests were determined to build a new site for the Catholic church at the top of Poplar Street. The basement was used to hold...
One of Georgia’s most historic houses, the Johnston-Felton-Hay House in Macon. The Hay House was declared a National Historic landmark in 1974. Building the house took four years. The Hay House was built in a Italian Renaissance Revival style with Greek architecture. It is an 18,000 square foot mansion with four levels. The Hay House is constantly undergoing restoration while still remaini...
The Macon City Auditorium is a historic structure in downtown Macon. It is said to have one of the largest copper domes in the world, spanning 152 across. It opened in 1925, and is surrounded by columns on three sides. It has a similar architectural style to nearby City Hall. The auditorium seats 2,688 people and has played home to concerts, sporting events, graduation, proms and the two l...