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Barrington Hall, Roswell

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Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Barrington Hall is an 1839 Greek Revival-style plantation, likely built by slaves. As the residence of Barrington King who, along with his father Roswell King, was the founder of the town of Roswell, in northern Fulton County, Georgia. The house was designed by Willis Ball. It was held by the family until 1995 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Ranked as one of the "50 Most Beautiful Homes in Metro Atlanta" by Atlanta magazine, the mansion has been fully restored and furnished with many period and family pieces. It is owned and operated as a house museum by the City of Roswell. A variety of events for families are held at the mansion and on the grounds throughout the year, as well as daily tours of the house.

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  • Well preserved, knowledgeable guides. Love the history in these places! Very nice tour. Good for ghost hunters too!  more »
  • Barrington Hall has many of the original pieces of furniture. The docent gave us a very entertaining and educational tour. strongly recommend!  more »
  • AThis place was amazing! The grounds were beautiful, the docent that we spoke with was unbelievably knowledgeable and sweet.this was a nice retreat from our day in downtown Atlanta.the grounds had many different varieties of plants and flowers and tall trees. The house was well done and kept up with tons of historical stories that were absolutely fascinating. This is must when you come here.
  • Must see historical site. Very much enjoyed the tour and the well kept home.

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