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Roswell, GA 30075
On the northern banks of the Chattahoochee River, Roswell has a 640-plus acre historic district and history shaped by gold, cotton mills and Union troops. Enjoy antebellum home tours at Barrington Hall, Bulloch Hall and Smith Plantation. Explore the Chattahoochee Nature Center, the Southeast’s oldest, largest, private, non-profit natural science learning center. Period storefronts are filled with unique shops, antiques and art, fine dining and cozy tearooms; special events are held year-round; lodging choices are friendly and affordable.
Top 2 Festivals:
Colors Festival of Arts, annually in May on Mother’s Day weekend
Butterfly Festival at Chattahoochee Nature Center, July
- Established in 1828
- Located in metropolitan Atlanta, just 20 minutes north of the city
- Roswell’s 39.26 square miles includes an Historic District comprising 640 acres, with 122 acres on the National Register of Historic Places
- Town founder Roswell King began work on the first cotton mill in 1838; in 1839, it was incorporated as The Roswell Manufacturing Company.
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Roswell’s “Southern Trilogy” is authentic story of American South
Barrington Hall, Bulloch Hall and Smith Plantation Home present the “Southern Trilogy, the Authentic Story of the American South.” These stories combine with the history and tours of the Mill Village, the Civil War and the Lost Mill Workers of Roswell and with the spirited legends and ghostly sightings throughout the Historic District.
Go wild in Roswell
From the new LEED Certified Discovery Center opening at the Chattahoochee Nature Center in June 2009 (the interpretive center for the Chattahoochee River and a truly unique visitor experience) to recreational rafting, canoeing and kayaking to trails throughout Roswell and the beautiful Covered Pedestrian Bridge that links Roswell’s trails to the trails of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Roswell is truly a nature lover’s paradise.
Roswell’s ghostly sightings
Walk the shadowy streets of Roswell on a guided Ghostly Sightings and Legends outing: these stories and tours showcase the spirits said to dwell behind the walls of the grand Greek Revival-style mansions and the toilsome tales of the humble haunted mill worker’s apartments in the mill village.