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Bellevue

204 Ben Hill St, LaGrange, GA 30240-2668
+1 706-884-1832
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A Great Historical Tour

My wife, brother-in-law and I visited here late one afternoon. We got there just before closing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ianstrip
via mobile
Bellevue Mansion

The tour hosts were very informative and friendly. They gave us a full tour of the mansion and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
borders22
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This Greek Revival mansion was built 1853 to 1855 by Benjamin Harvey Hill for his wife, Caroline Holt Hill. Senator Hill served in the Georgia Legislature, Confederate Congress, and U.S. House and Senate. One of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in the state. The exterior features ionic columns across wide porticoes.Located in the heart of LaGrange, Georgia the mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is designated a National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.Open for ToursTuesday through Saturday10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.Closed Sunday, Monday, & holidays
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“greek revival” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
204 Ben Hill St, LaGrange, GA 30240-2668
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+1 706-884-1832
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, brother-in-law and I visited here late one afternoon. We got there just before closing, but we had called ahead to make sure that was okay. I expected to be rushed through the house, but instead got an in depth private tour and history...More

1  Thank ianstrip
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour hosts were very informative and friendly. They gave us a full tour of the mansion and the history of the area. It is well worth your time to stop in if you are in the LaGrange area.

1  Thank borders22
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed tour of Bellevue and learning history of home and its builder Benjamin Hill. Guides are friendly and knowledgeable. Estate is beautifully maintained. Recommend highly!

2  Thank Connie H
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

This an historical national treasure. The Greek Revival house sits like a majestic dame on the crown of the hill overlooking the town of LaGrange, Ga. we spent a wonderful morning learning about Bellevue and the Benjamin Hill family. The tour is well worth the...More

2  Thank Bonnie E
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

The docent couple do an outstanding job of explaining the history of the home built between 1854-1856 by Benjamin Harvey Hill, a Confederate and U.S. Senator. It is a National Historic Landmark which now is maintained by the Lagrange Woman's Club. It has been beautifully...More

2  Thank Carley M
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

The house is amazing and the tour guides knowledgeable! It's definitely worth the visit to see this amazing beauty!

2  Thank aregier
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Beautiful pre-civilwar mansion. Tour guides are extremely knowledgeable about the home and the history of the time. Ample parking in a residential setting. Only about 10 miles of of I-85 in LaGrange GA.

2  Thank swall12345
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Bellevue is breathtaking beautiful! So nice to see such a gorgeous antebellum mansion preserved in LaGrange. You can tell time and tender love is put into the home & grounds.

3  Thank judy177
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

We are fortunate to have a gorgeous facility where our lineage society can hold meetings and catered luncheons.

2  Thank Gloria J
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Bellevue is a gorgeous house in great shape since it's as old as the antebellum period. The tour guides are friendly and really know the place. Admission is also really cheap and worth the tour.

3  Thank gjanse01
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KMCK
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Response from Host1855 | Reviewed this property |
The book said AAA, but I will give AARP and Military $1.00 off.
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Pamela H
23 January 2015|
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Response from bill velt v | Reviewed this property |
$5.00 per adult...well worth the money. All proceeds go towards maintaining this historic antebellum home.
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Response from Host1855 | Reviewed this property |
$5.00/ person $3.00 under 12- $1.00 discount for AAA and Military.
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