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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

        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.
 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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