Macon, Georgia: Statue of Otis Redding (In Transition)

Otis Redding is best known for "Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay" and for the fact that he died only days after recording it. He grew up in Macon. This 2002 statue shows him sittin' on a dock with his guitar, composing his famous song.

Riverside Drive, Macon, GA
In a little park just south of the Ocmulgee River, on the northwest corner of Hwy 11 and Hwy 87/Riverside Drive.
June 2022: Moving to new location.
In Transition
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Statue of Otis Redding

The statue has been temporarily removed during park construction and is being moved to a to-be-named location according to the website.

[Sasscraft, 06/16/2022]

Otis Redding statue.

Statue of Otis Redding

My advice is to pay close attention to your surroundings. This attraction is not the safest area.

[Yvette Pryor, 06/04/2021]
Otis Redding statue

It was sad that there was no sign or acknowledgement of this being Otis Redding. The area was very run down.

[Jane Carlsen, 04/12/2021]

Otis Redding statue.

Statue of Otis Redding

No parking at this location. Try parking across the street and walking the trail to get to it.

[Rhiannon P., 01/17/2017]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Allman Brothers Caged Party GravesAllman Brothers Caged Party Graves, Macon, GA - < 1 mi.
Women of the South: a Mom-umentWomen of the South: a Mom-ument, Macon, GA - < 1 mi.
Little MarthaLittle Martha, Macon, GA - 1 mi.
In the region:
Uncle Remus Museum, Eatonton, GA - 36 mi.

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