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T.R.R. Cobb House

175 Hill St, Athens, GA 30601-2419
+1 706-369-3513
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Interesting history but...

The house has an interesting history, especially the part where it was moved some 70 miles to Stone... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
cordyroy
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Naples, Florida
Educating Our Youth!

That is what I took away from this historic site. The gentlemen working on a beautiful fall... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
52amy
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175 Hill St, Athens, GA 30601-2419
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

The house has an interesting history, especially the part where it was moved some 70 miles to Stone Mountain in 1985, left alone for 20 years, then moved back. Most of the furnishings are not original and the oil paintings are photo reproductions.

Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

That is what I took away from this historic site. The gentlemen working on a beautiful fall Saturday, were preparing for upcoming third grade field trips. The restoration of the first floor was impressive, but the examples of how the staff is engaging & educating...More

Thank 52amy
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Don't miss this antebellum home that exhales the breath of Georgians who shaped their fine state. Life, death, love, children, family, honor, law and war have happened between these walls.

Thank LeavingItBetter
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The T.R.R. Cobb House is truly a treasure in the downtown historic district in Athens. If these walls could talk, I'm sure they would say many extraordinary things! This house was the home of Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, who is considered one of the 'first...More

Thank Renee D
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This was has been dismantled and moved TWICE. Beautiful home of the period with a LOT of history. The flooring, the period pieces, the history -- worth the trip. So glad house was brought back to Athens and restored as a public historic house museum.

Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 25 June 2016

A historic house museum that shows how life was back in 1844. Compared to the present time how life was shared inside a house.

Thank JoseManuel2014
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Thanks heavens this house was saved from destruction, so many old houses in Athens were removed for "progress". It is a lovely house with unique architecture. Well worth the visit - lots of period furniture and even a beautiful 18th century dress. the archeology display...More

Thank TravelGina13
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Beautifully preserved and restored old southern mansion. Beautifully furnished with authentic period furniture. Many historical photos and items related to the famous Cobb family and Athens history.

Thank rascal3362
Reviewed 12 September 2015

T.R.R. Cobb (1823-1862) was a Confederate General during the American Civil War and his home on Hill Street in Athens is a fascinating stop for the history buff or anyone interested in learning about the collective past on the city and country. It is open...More

1  Thank Pryst
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

I am certain adults visiting this beautiful home will find the presentation as wonderful as we did. However, this review will speak to the excellent presentation given to young students on our recent field trip. What sets this destination apart from the myriad of others...More

2  Thank JourneyGirl1970
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