New entrance, more acres seen as stepping stones to great future

By JIM GAINES – March 23, 2014

The effort to expand the Ocmulgee National Monument is about more than just quadrupling its current 702 acres.

It’s also about connecting two separate features, moving toward designation as a national park, shifting the main entrance closer to downtown Macon and starting a corridor of public lands that could stretch 40 miles south to Hawkinsville.

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