Macon (Georgia) has several institutions of higher education, as well as numerous museums and tourism sites.
Macon has been the birthplace or hometown of such musicians as The Allman Brothers Band, Randy Crawford, Otis Redding, Little Richard, as well as more recent name like country artist Jason Aldean.
Macon, formerly an important inland port on the Ocmulgee River, is now the cultural and economic centre of a large surrounding area.
It has a number of well preserved old buildings, including City Hall, the Grand Opera House, Hay House, in Italian Renaissance style, and the birthplace of the poet Sydney Clayton Lanier.
To the east of the town is the Ocmulgee National Monument.
Originally (10,000 years ago) an Indian settlement of the prehistoric Mound Builder culture, the site was still occupied in the 19th c.
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Macon, Georgia, USA