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                                                                                                                                                                                          We offer unique rental venues for your next big event.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Our Historic House Museums and the specialty venues of
                                                                                                                                                                                          Mimosa Hall, Roswell River Landing, and Old Mill Machine
                                                                                                                                                                                          Shop provide perfect locations for all your event needs while
                                                                                                                                                                                          being uniquely Roswell. Whether you need a location for a
                                                                                                                                                                                          garden reception for guests, a pavilion picnic, or beautiful
                                                                                                                                                                                          meeting space visit

                                                                                                                                                                          circa 1847

                                                                                                                                   MIMOSA HALL & GARDENS
                                                                                                                                   127 Bulloch Avenue
                                                                                                                                   A beautiful Greek Revival house surrounded by gardens,
                                                                                                                                   Mimosa Hall is an inspiring monument to survival. The home’s
        HISTORIC HOMES                                                                                                             first owners, the Dunwoody family, named it “Phoenix Hall”
                                                                                                                                   when its walls were rebuilt in 1847 after a devastating fire.
                                                                                                                                   It was later the home of A.J. Hansell, who moved to Roswell
                                                                                                                                   after the Civil War to rebuild the burned Roswell Mill. The                                    circa 1842
                                                                                                                                   Hansell family named the house Mimosa Hall after the lovely
                                                                                                                                   trees on the property. In the early twentieth century, Mimosa   BARRINGTON HALL
        Long-standing cornerstones of historic Roswell, Barrington Hall,                                                           Hall was the final home of renowned architect Neel Reid, who   535 Barrington Drive
        Bulloch Hall, Smith Plantation, Mimosa Hall & Gardens, and                                                                 integrated the antebellum mimosa trees and other historic   Learn what started it all through the King family, instrumental
        most recently Holly Hill, tell the stories of Roswell’s foundation.                                                        plants into his grand landscaping masterpiece of the gardens   in establishing a successful textile mill along Vickery Creek
                                                                                                                                   surrounding the house. The property was acquired by the City   and the development of Roswell. Also home to the oldest
        These houses provide a sense of community “rootedness” and                                                                 of Roswell in 2017 and currently hosts cultural programming   antebellum garden in the Atlanta-metro area open to the
        endurance, as well as an opening for tourism and connection.                                                               and events throughout the year. The property is also available   public, Barrington Hall highlights the significance of historic
        They represent our past but are also a place of reflection,                                                                for private rentals.     preservation and landscape to the Roswell community.
        dialogue, and decision as we move forward.                                                                                                                              

        The staff and volunteers of Roswell’s historic assets are proud
        to serve the community and hope to see you soon.  Our historic
        assets draw tourism visitation from almost all fifty states and   GROUNDS HOURS OF OPERATION
        several countries from all over the world.                     Grounds are open for free to explore and enjoy
                                                                       during daylight hours. A cell-phone tour of the
        Please visit for       grounds is available, please look for markers.
        current information on tickets, tours, and programs.
                                                                       HISTORIC HOUSE MUSEUM HOURS OF
                                                                       Open Tuesday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
                                                                       Sunday: 1 – 4 p.m.
                                                                       Guided tours available:                                                                            circa 1839                                              circa 1845
                                                                       Tuesday – Saturday: 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
                                                                       Sunday: 1:30  p.m. and 2:30 p.m.                            BULLOCH HALL                                           SMITH PLANTATION
                                                                       A self-guided cell phone tour of the house is               180 Bulloch Avenue                                     935 Alpharetta Street
                                                                       available.                                                  Discover a Presidential link in one of Roswell’s founding   All that remains of an original 300-acre farm, the Smith
                                                                                                                                   families. Built for the James Stephens Bulloch family, this   Plantation story reveals a snapshot of Roswell history through
                                                                       TICKETS                                                     antebellum home on the Georgia frontier shaped the life of   the years. Discover a walk through time as you enjoy a tour of
                                                                       Tickets for the house museums are available at the          Mittie Bulloch, mother to Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President   the house and property, learning of antebellum Roswell to the
                                                                       front door and are good for both self-guided and            of the United States.   1950s, understanding how each generation left their mark.
                                                                       guided tour options.                                                                                     

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