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A Southern Trilogy

Address: Roswell, GA
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Ranked #7 of 15 Attractions in Roswell
Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Roswell, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We really enjoyed this tour. Have visited all sights before but had company in who wanted to see them. I enjoy having different people in the houses to give you the history. Each one usually has an area that they are particullary interested in. Probably wouldn't be interesting to younger children. Each house is about an hour tour

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Calgary, Canada
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73 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

It is a trek but if you're intersted in historical sites go here. The tours are very informative on the history of the house. Plus Rosewell is a beautiful town with amazing antique stores. I would buget 1 hour per home maybe and half an hour if you also want explore outside too.

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Tampa, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The value of information to see these three estates is unmeasurable. I enjoyed each visit. The docents are very informative and courteous.

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Atlanta, GA
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60 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

These three historical homes are all wonderful and staffed by knowledgeable docents. Each house is different, so it is not repetitive at all. The Archibald Smith Plantation shows how the wealthy planter lived and includes outbuildings such as the barn and cookhouse. Bulloch Hall is a bit more grand as it is the home of the mill owner and grandfather... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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271 attraction reviews
262 helpful votes 262 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
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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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7 helpful votes 7 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
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5 attraction reviews
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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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