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Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, Mobile

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Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Landmark
The Bragg–Mitchell Mansion, also known as the Bragg–Mitchell House, is a historic house museum in Mobile, Alabama. It was built in 1855 by Judge John Bragg and is one of the most photographed buildings in the city as well as one of the more popular tourist attractions. The house has been attributed to John's brother, a local Alabama architect, Alexander J. Bragg.
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  • If you love history, you will love a tour at this mansion! Tours are hourly, and their website is updated with special events. The docent did an excellent job providing interesting detail on the home....  more »
  • This was a lovely mansion with a very interesting history, but our docent (Monica, I believe) made it great. She knew her history, involved us (I'm a Civil War history buff, so she included extra...  more »
  • Beautiful. You feel like you are in a home, visiting and not a museum. Wonderful docent in Ruth, very informative. You can tell she loves the house and that encourages you to love it, too
  • This Plantation Home is an incredible display of Rich history and culture. Of course slaves operated this Plantation and that is a sad shameful part of American history. Nonetheless the home is incredible inside and out. It has been modernized a bit with air conditioning smoke sensors, cameras and various other detection devices and these are the reasons I don't give it five stars. I do realize how hard it is to maintain a property of that age without some modern technology intervention. The home is well kept and the grounds are well-kept and there are awesome photo opportunities.

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