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A Southern Trilogy

Roswell, GA
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Ranked #9 of 16 attractions in Roswell
Type: Historic Sites
Traveler Description: The Southern Trilogy is comprised of three Roswell homes; Barrington Hall, Bulloch Hall and Smith Plantation. The homes are owned by the City of... more »
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Roswell, Georgia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Enjoy the three beautiful historic homes in Roswell. So many original buildings in addition to the houses, and a lot of original artifacts that belonged to the people that built the homes and enjoyed living there. ENJOY !

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Augusta, GA
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312 reviews 312 reviews
131 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

The three homes we saw-Bulloch Hall, Barrington Hall and Smith Plantation were well worth the visit to Roswell, but I would not take young children. Each home tour started on the hour and lasted close to an hour. We did the first two that are close to each other then took a break and ate some pie at The Pie... More

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Roswell, Georgia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Beautiful mansions. great guided tours and an opportunity to step back in time. We bring family, friends and business associates and it gets great reviews

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Shame the timing is not better, with three homes on a combined card these are good value, but all tours start on the hour so you have an hour to wait between each as the tour takes nearly an hour once the guide has sold/checked tickets, so you can not go from one to the other. How about doing one... More

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Canton, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

This tour package was a fantastic value (especially with the Groupon) to get a historical perspective of Roswell, the founders of the city, and other historical figures. The docents at each of the houses were very knowledgeable and willing to answer questions.

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Urbandale, Iowa
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

We only toured one of the mansions due to time constraints, but enjoyed the tour guide and history. Very well preserved.

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Roswell, Georgia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

I took my sister to these charming homes when she was in town for a short visit. Each home has a different character. The host at each house was excellent telling us many good stories. If you have the time I would highly recommend seeing all 3 because it gives you a different perspective on what life was like when... More

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Top Contributor
159 reviews 159 reviews
109 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

Pros: As I stated in my reviews for Bulloch and Barrington themselves, the tour guides are amazing and the history is known and retold throughout the tour. Most of the original pieces are still in the homes, most of it being beautifully carved handmade furniture. Cons: To see all three homes you must arrive by 1 on the dot. Otherwise... More

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Fruita, Colorado
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152 reviews 152 reviews
35 attraction reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2010

The homes and the grounds are very beautiful but the tours don't tell the whole story. How the land once belonged to the Cherokee Indians who were driven out of the area by the Federal government once gold was discovered there. The famous Trail of Tears tells the story. (One tour even says the Cherokee home they used while building... More

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Roswell, GA
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2010

Mr. Douglas, I am from Missouri and working in the Atlanta area for a time. My only day off is Sunday and I spent a part of today in Roswell. While the homes were beautiful I have to give kudos to Jane Streek who guided the tour of the Smith Plantation. I LOVED her tour!!! The plantation was fascinating and... More

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