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Historical home tour informative

Alecia focused on architecture, family history, clothing, china, antiques instead of troup... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
kcbatlanta
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Atlanta
beautiful home with considerable history told

Had a docent who was very helpful. The info provided is complete with many side stories. The... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
loisaymett
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Pulaski, Tennessee
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Alecia focused on architecture, family history, clothing, china, antiques instead of troup movements like the Carnton House tour guide. We spent over two hours there because we were so engaged but you could do it in less than an hour if you didn't have time....More

3  Thank kcbatlanta
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Had a docent who was very helpful. The info provided is complete with many side stories. The location especially with the sister house in sight across the road is beautiful.

1  Thank loisaymett
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Maury County in Tennessee is home to many magnificent antebellum houses. Some were burned or demolished during the Civil War. Others were saved and have been preserved. One is Elm Springs, located at 740 Mooresville Pike outside Columbia. Built in 1837, it is a two-story...More

2  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We were amazed at this fine old home. It tells the story of bygone era.The staff is very friendly and full of interesting facts. This is worth the stop

1  Thank Teresa D
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Stopped by on a tour. Friendly staff. The home is well maintained by the SCV. The home was raided and set on fire by the Yankees, but Rebel cavalry came to the rescue and doused the fire before damage was done.

1  Thank jdssr2016
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Went there on Friday at 4 PM. Their sign listed their closing time as 5 PM on Friday but all the doors were locked. I have no idea why it was closed but suspect it was due to lack of anyone else visiting the place....More

2  Thank 964john
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Go up the path and park on the side of the gravel driveway. The entrance for tours and gift shop are on the side of the house (not the front). Tour takes about 45 min and the gift shop has a lot of books and...More

1  Thank lagiant
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit there. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. Very friendly and took us through the history of the home before, during, and after the civil war. Was almost burned down by the Yankees. Thankfully it was saved by the servants who put...More

1  Thank Bruce D
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We happened to visit on a day that there were no tours but as we were standing in the front yard wondering what to do, the executive director called to us from the balcony and invited us inside where he had a lady give us...More

2  Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 29 June 2015

This is a well furnished and decorated antebellum home. The guide was very knowledgeable and put life in this beautiful home.

1  Thank Dennis B
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