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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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pressing table

the "pressing table" by the stove in Rose Cottage is a biscuit break. It is identical to the one... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Connie M
Friendly and informative

Nice tour with a personal touch. Good look at how the middle class lived "back in the day... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
St. Augustine, Florida
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“middle class” (8 reviews)
“rose cottage” (20 reviews)
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179 E Jefferson St, Madison, GA 30650-1361
+1 706-343-0190
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Of the two, the history behind the woman who built Rose Cottage was most fascinating. She was definitely a woman before her time. Both houses have been lovingly restored and tell the story of the area and the people who lived there.

1  Thank MARY W
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

One of the first stops my sweetheart and I made during our day trip to Madison. Ruth V. was an exceptional tour guide and very knowledgeable. You could tell she truly had a love for history which this attraction was definitely a part of. These...More

1  Thank irush79
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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.