Established in 1894, Linwood Cemetery is located within the Pleasant Hill Historic District of Macon, Georgia and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Linwood Cemetery is the resting place for many of Middle Georgia's most prominent African-American citizens.
The cemetery is on the north side of Walnut Street between Pursley and Grant Avenue. A small creek divides area into an eastern and a western half. Visitors can access the western entrance from Walnut Street or the eastern entrance at the north end of Pursley Street.
Many prominent African-Americans are buried at Linwood including doctors, lawyers, bankers, businessmen, and beloved teachers. Many graves belong to veterans of World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, and the war in Vietnam. There may be as many as four thousand graves located here.