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Bellevue

204 Ben Hill Street, LaGrange, GA 30241
706-884-1832
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Ranked #2 of 10 attractions in LaGrange
Type: Historic Sites
Owner description: This Greek Revival mansion was built 1853 to 1855 by Benjamin Harvey Hill for his wife, Caroline Holt Hill. Senator Hill served in the Georgia... more » Owner description: This Greek Revival mansion was built 1853 to 1855 by Benjamin Harvey Hill for his wife, Caroline Holt Hill. Senator Hill served in the Georgia Legislature, Confederate Congress, and U.S. House and Senate. One of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in the state. The exterior features ionic columns across wide porticoes.Located in the heart of LaGrange, Georgia the mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is designated a National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.Open for ToursTuesday through Saturday10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.Closed Sunday, Monday, & holidays « less
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Knoxville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We toured this amazing home this past Saturday. We actually drove to LaGrange to see the Norman Rockwell exhibit at the Art Museum and decided to take a little side trip to see Bellevue. Pulling up Ben Hill Rd. Bellevue comes into sight and you immediately know this is going to be special. We arrived (as usual) without cash (only... More

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Rome, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

If you love visiting restored antebellum homes this is for you. The massive magnolias before the impressive columned porch took my breath away as we drove up to the house. I could almost see a vision of Scarlett coming out to great us. Luckily the house has been restored by the Callaway Foundation. Unfortunately, the house doesn't have it it's... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed this little nugget of history. It was surprising to learn how this beautiful historic mansion survived the Civil War. The docents are lovely and very knowledgeable about the home and its tales. My 11 year old even enjoyed our visit. Thank you for a memorable afternoon!

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Decatur, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Belleview is a beautiful mansion tucked away on a quiet street. Gina and I thoroughly enjoyed our history tour and conversation with Bellevue's wonderful caretakers. They were very knowledgeable about the house and local history. The mansion is in great shape and their collection of period antiques continues to grow. A nice surprise and a must visit site for history... More

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Bellevue is one of the most authentic houses of its type in the south. Definitely worth a visit and tour which is included in the nominal admission price.

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Lagrange,Ga. 30240
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We have visited Bellevue several times, and each time have felt true Southren hospitality ! The staff have done a amazing job on this beautiful Antebellum home. Both of my daughters were invited here for an award luncheon and were treated like family. We so enjoyed looking at the rooms and how period everything was to this era in which... More

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We enjoyed touring the Bellvue. The history behing the home was very interesting. We had a wonderful gentleman guide us and he was very knowledgable about the house and the family. This is an inexpensive tour. $5.00 and well worth that and more. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

This is an old antebellum with period and original pieces. It is easy to do a self guided tour. They had volunteers who could answer your questions. The home is available for weddings and special occasions. We thought it was worth our visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

Knowlegeable staff takes you back in time to Civil War times. I have been here twice and since I love history I could visit again.

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