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The Rosa Parks plaque located in the Rosa Parks Square was the only thing recognizing Rosa Parks in Macon for the longest time. Macon decided there needed to be more recognition of this and their action in response was to place a new sign reading “Rosa Parks Square” on the corner of 1st and Poplar Street. In addition, there are benches placed as well as a granite wall for the plaque to sit on. City Council members have declared that the plaque brings more recognition and education about Rosa