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Rogers House and Rose Cottage

179 E Jefferson St, Madison, GA 30650-1361
+1 706-343-0190
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Very enlightening

It was recommended we visit Heritage Hall first, then these two houses, in order to understand the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carol P
via mobile
Two homes side-by-side

You can pay $7.00 each for the 3 homes to view in this town, or pay $15.00 to see all three. Two... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Jeannene A
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Hannacroix, New York
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“middle class” (9 reviews)
“rose cottage” (21 reviews)
“rogers house” (13 reviews)
LOCATION
179 E Jefferson St, Madison, GA 30650-1361
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+1 706-343-0190
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was recommended we visit Heritage Hall first, then these two houses, in order to understand the strata of society in 19th century Madison. That was good advice. This tour was oess detailed and took about 30 minutes total, but it rounded out the picture.

Thank Carol P
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

You can pay $7.00 each for the 3 homes to view in this town, or pay $15.00 to see all three. Two are side-by-side. You can walk or drive, and download the App of the tour. (Rogers House, Rose Cottage and Heritage Hall). These also...More

Thank Jeannene A
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

the "pressing table" by the stove in Rose Cottage is a biscuit break. It is identical to the one I have in my kitchen that belonged to my great grandmother, and grandmother, and now me. It was used to make beaten biscuits which are more...More

Thank Connie M
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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Nice tour with a personal touch. Good look at how the middle class lived "back in the day." Offers a package to go with Heritage Hall.

Thank mtsar6
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

Both of these adjacent houses provide an interesting slice of Madison's history. Rogers House is the oldest remaining house in town and is still on the original lot. Rose Cottage is named after "Miss Rose", an African-American lady born into slavery who bought the lot,...More

1  Thank cordyroy
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

We purchased a combo ticket with the Heritage Hall tour. It was interesting to see how the middle class lived. More surprising was the Rose Cottage. It was amazing that a woman of color was able to save enough money to build a home back...More

1  Thank AZCatfan1
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Loved seeing these 2 homes and hearing the history - especially of the Rose Cottage. The decor and furnishings of these "middle-class " homes are lovely. Our guide was very informative and answered our questions easily. Don't miss these homes when visiting Madison!

Thank Connie J
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Really enjoyed seeing these more modest historical homes. My docent was lovely, very knowledgable and interesting. It is fascinating to see how people lived in the 1800's.

1  Thank RooneyToronto
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

These two buildings are very close to the welcome center and an easy visit. Our guide gave us a great historical background and was able to answer our questions with ease. For any history buffs; you have to go here

1  Thank vincetheelder
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

This home is another very well kept early home in Madison. It sits right next to the courthouse in downtown. It is not to be missed, great surviving architectural detail.

1  Thank JanMadison_Georgia
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jamswa
16 September 2016|
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Response from Mary Anne M | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think the below is correct...about $15 for all three which is extremely reasonable! Think the hours of operations were about 10 - 5.
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