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Bellevue

204 Ben Hill St, LaGrange, GA 30240-2668
+1 706-884-1832
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Bellevue, Historical Gem In LaGrange

The mansion dates to the mid 1800's and is un an excellent state of preservation. Home of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hoke T
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Atlanta
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Retiree

The guides here have done an excellent job with the history of the house. It is furnished really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
356mhc
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LaGrange, Georgia
via mobile
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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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204 Ben Hill St, LaGrange, GA 30240-2668
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+1 706-884-1832
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The mansion dates to the mid 1800's and is un an excellent state of preservation. Home of the Women's Club of LaGrange, it is open most days for visits with an informative tour. It can be rented for special events as well, with ample parking...More

Thank Hoke T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guides here have done an excellent job with the history of the house. It is furnished really nice. Excellent place for a party

Thank 356mhc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is definitely a treasure! A beautifully restored home with tons of history. Things you don't read about in history books but the little tidbits that help to tie big events together and give you some less known facts about the history of the "little"...More

Thank salynn2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came across this jewel on a hot July afternoon. It was wonderful to experience history in air-conditioning and with sit-down possibilities. The two tour guides were friendly and very well educated in the history of this greatly maintained mansion. Walking thru the rooms, history...More

Thank gross26
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The tour includes a fascinating tale of the history of the home's original builder, his ties to the Civil War, and state and federal government. The house itself is a must-visit if you want to see a perfect example of Greek Revival architecture well preserved....More

2  Thank Bayside07
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

If you love history (particularly history of the south), you will not be disappointed with this tour. The tour costs $5 per person (cash only). The tour guides were very knowledgeable about the history of the home and the period it was built. The home...More

1  Thank Tammy F
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable visit. Very knowledgeable and personable husband and wife team. Learned a lot about local history and civil war history. Well worth both the time and money.

1  Thank Gayle S
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The history provided by the husband and wife team was very interesting. They were both very knowledgeable about the history of the house and the families who had lived at Bellevue. The house is a beautiful example of antebellum architecture. While the house does not...More

1  Thank Allan B
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Those who enjoy seeing and learning the history around charming Antebellum mansions will not be disappointed with Bellevue. At $5.00 a head to get in alone makes it worth stepping inside to look around. The icing on the cake is the informative tour offered by...More

1  Thank Gary M
Reviewed 6 April 2017

It's too bad this organization doesn't have an advertising budget because this was one of the best historical tours I've ever taken. Thankfully, one of my friends found information about it on my recent visit. The couple that conducts the tours also lives there, and...More

1  Thank rmdela
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KMCK
3 June 2015|
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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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Pamela H
23 January 2015|
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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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