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805 S Cedar Ave, Demopolis, AL 36732-2915
+1 334-289-4846
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Must do if you care about history and are in the Demopolis area

The history is really interesting, and the architectural details are truly lovely. Money and the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Houston, Texas
Culture of yesterday

The home gives a feel of being in the past. The stories of the people that lived there will make... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Demopolis, Alabama
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805 S Cedar Ave, Demopolis, AL 36732-2915
+1 334-289-4846

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The history is really interesting, and the architectural details are truly lovely. Money and the vision of the mid-19th century owner turned a small log home into a truly amazing home. As a former docent many years ago, I really appreciated the knowledge and enthusiasm...More

Thank MA9065
Reviewed 6 days ago

The home gives a feel of being in the past. The stories of the people that lived there will make you feel like they are there with you. Our tour guide a young man very knowledgeable of the home was with us till we walked...More

Thank dsam2017
Reviewed 16 June 2017

It was a rainy day when my wife and I visited, but that took a not a lick from the charm of this beautiful dwelling crafted so elegantly by it owner resident. The interior takes you into a different world that few were privy to...More

Thank Trionbry
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I drove from Iowa to Demopolis specifically to see the Gaineswood Mansion. I arrived mid-afternoon the Saturday of Memorial Day, but the gate was locked.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This mansion is amazing and has a lot of history. It is also originally furnished. It is absolutely a must see in Alabama and was very worthwhile the drive from Tuscaloosa.

Thank Anja R
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is a must see if you are traveling through Alabama. Gaineswood is a beautiful home full of history. Our tour guides - Brian and Chris - are high school students. They were both informative and, at times, hilarious. One of the highlights of our...More

Thank linsh2016
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We received true southern hospitality during our tour here. House was lovely as well as the story about the man and family who lives here.

Thank KarenBruns
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My wife and I were staying at Madewood Plantation House in Napoleonville, Louisiana, while touring the plantations on the River Road, when we had breakfast with Jennifer Hale, a well-known television personality in New Orleans and a Northwestern graduate who published her first book, Historic...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

This is definitely worth a stop if you are in the area. The history is very interesting and the house is impressive. The price for the tour is minimal and well worth it, not sure how interested children would be, however they mentioned they did...More

Thank Loves-to-RV
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The Christmas decorations were up when we visited this beautiful historic home the last week in December. The Director and our tour guide were both so welcoming and enthusiastic, it felt as if we were visiting family, who just happened to live in a graceful...More

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