Tour Roswell’s “Southern Trilogy” of antebellum homes
This historic, walkable, shopable, restaurant-rich town on the banks of the Chattahoochee River boasts three of the most interesting and historic houses in Georgia. Roswell’s “Southern Trilogy” includes:
- BULLOCH HALL (1839) was the home of Mittie Bulloch, the mother of President Theodore Roosevelt. The grounds include rare Osage orange trees, reconstructed slave quarters, a demonstration garden and nature trail.
- BARRINGTON HALL (1842) is included as one of “Metro Atlanta’s 50 Most Beautiful Homes, and recognized nationally as one of the best Greek Revival style homes in America. It sits on seven acres in Historic Downtown Roswell.
- SMITH PLANTATION (1845) This original farmhouse and the ten original outbuildings were once part of a 300-acre cotton plantation that supplied cotton for the Roswell mills.
Read more about the individual houses of Roswell's the Southern Trilogy and find out where to eat and shop, plus more places to tour in Roswell by clicking on the “Related Links,” below.
The Roswell Visitors Center is the best place in Roswell to pick up information on the recreational assets of this historic town.
The home of Theodore Roosevelt's mother, Bulloch Hall's Willis Ball design has been described as one of the most significant antebellum houses in Georgia.
This magnificent home is recognized as one of the best examples of Greek Revival Temple Architecture in the United States.
Built in 1845, the Archibald Smith Plantation Home is filled with over 14,000 artifacts belonging to the original family.