Ocmulgee National Monument receives a special honor

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- One of Macon’s iconic landmarks receives a special honor.  The National Park Service chose the Ocmulgee National Monument, as the 2015 Southeast Region winner for “The Passport to your National Parks Photo” Contest.  This means, when people visit the historic grounds, they can get a their passport books stamped with a special Macon logo.

“People go nationwide to try to go to the parks to get their stamps,” says Superintendent Jim David.  “Visitors from all over the country that will come her to get their stamp.”

The park averages more than 100-thousand visitors from across the United States.  According to park record, in 2014, visitors came from every state, except Alaska and Delaware.

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