Karl C. Harrison Museum of George Washington, Columbiana

#105 of 129 in Museums in Alabama
One of the larger privately owned collections of George and Martha Washington artifacts in America. Large portion of portraits, letters, china, silver from a direct descendant of Martha Washington. Also Robert E. Lee family artifacts.

Prized artifacts include Martha’s prayer book and an original sketch of landscaping planned for Mount Vernon in 1787.

Free Admission.
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  • We were visiting Birmingham for a few days and decided to go see Columbiana. It’s a nice small town and everyone was friendly. This museum was very interesting. The tour guide was knowledgeable and...  more »
  • Guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Items were well taken care of and beautiful. No pressure to rush.  more »
  • This is a neat little museum if you're interested in George Washington and that time period. They have several original items and documents of Washington's and many other family heirlooms. They also have original documents from several other founding fathers and presidents. The curator knows all about Washington's life; I learned several things I'd never heard before.
  • We loved our experience at the museum!

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