Macon, Georgia: Little Martha

Cemetery statue of 12-year-old Martha Ellis, namesake of the 1972 Allman Brothers song, "Little Martha." They were later buried in the same cemetery.

Rose Hill Cemetery

Address:
1071 Riverside Drive, Macon, GA
Directions:
Rose Hill Cemetery. I-16 exits 1A or IB. Drive across the river and turn right onto Riverside Drive. The cemetery will come up quickly on the right. Once inside the gate, continue straight, then make the third left just past the low brick wall. Drive about a hundred yards, the just after the Hawthorne Ridge sign, turn right. You'll see Martha ahead on the left.
Hours:
Gates open daily 8:30-dusk (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
478-751-9119
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Martha Ellis grave.

Little Martha

Rose Hill Cemetery has a statue of 12-year-old Martha Ellis, who died in 1836. She was the namesake of the Allman Brothers song, "Little Martha."

[NewmanArtography, 06/24/2020]

The Allman Brothers and Little Martha ended up buried in the same cemetery.


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