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T.R.R. Cobb House

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Address: 175 Hill St, Athens, GA 30601-2419
Phone Number: (706) 369-3513
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This was has been dismantled and moved TWICE. Beautiful home of the period with a LOT of history. The flooring, the period pieces, the history -- worth the trip. So glad house... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Rebecca C
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Toone, Tennessee, United States
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Toone, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was has been dismantled and moved TWICE. Beautiful home of the period with a LOT of history. The flooring, the period pieces, the history -- worth the trip. So glad house was brought back to Athens and restored as a public historic house museum.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

A historic house museum that shows how life was back in 1844. Compared to the present time how life was shared inside a house.

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Ellioctt City, MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Thanks heavens this house was saved from destruction, so many old houses in Athens were removed for "progress". It is a lovely house with unique architecture. Well worth the visit - lots of period furniture and even a beautiful 18th century dress. the archeology display upstairs is also very interesting

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Athens, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Beautifully preserved and restored old southern mansion. Beautifully furnished with authentic period furniture. Many historical photos and items related to the famous Cobb family and Athens history.

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Staatsburg, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

T.R.R. Cobb (1823-1862) was a Confederate General during the American Civil War and his home on Hill Street in Athens is a fascinating stop for the history buff or anyone interested in learning about the collective past on the city and country. It is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, closed Sunday, Monday and holidays. There is no fee but a $2.00... More 

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

I am certain adults visiting this beautiful home will find the presentation as wonderful as we did. However, this review will speak to the excellent presentation given to young students on our recent field trip. What sets this destination apart from the myriad of others I have studied throughout the decades is the interactive presentation with the children. The historians... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We were so lucky to be the only visitors when they first opened Saturday morning. Terrell gave us such personalized attention and gave us so much one-on-one time with the house. The house is such an exquisite place to visit for history or Civil War buffs! Although, I would not recommend this place for young children because of the fine... More 

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Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

A stunning home, moved back to Athens near where it originally sat. The home has some great artifacts and a friendly staff. They are still in the process of developing the visitor experience here, but it is already a great asset to what Athens has to offer. The Cobb family is very important in GA and Civil War history.

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Athens GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

The "big pink house" on Hill St. was moved from Prince Ave to Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta. It sat there for over 10 years and nothing was really done to rehab it. The Watson-Brown Foundation provided the funding to have it moved back to Athens and do a faithful restoration, including appropriate garden areas. It's a beautiful space and... More 

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Columbus, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Went to this house because of the history and architecture. Found way more than I was looking for. The home had been moved from Athens and then returned back to Athens after a long and sorry sojourn in Stone Mountain, Atlanta, Ga. The docent gave an excellent snapshot of the family who built the house, the moving of the home,... More 

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