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Address: 805 South Cedar Ave., Demopolis, AL 36732
Phone Number: +1 334-289-4846
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Gaineswood - A Must See

What a great place! We have been on many house tours in Natchez, Vicksburg, Denver, Chicago, Fort Worth, and along the East Coast but, this is our favorite! I felt as though I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
Beverly H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

What a great place! We have been on many house tours in Natchez, Vicksburg, Denver, Chicago, Fort Worth, and along the East Coast but, this is our favorite! I felt as though I was truly visiting someone's beautiful home instead of just a house. We were greeted by two women who made us feel special and exhibited that they were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Road tripped from Montgomery to Demopolis to visit Gaineswood house. Great 4-lane roads between the two cities - not boring like driving on the freeway. Drove past cotton fields ready for harvest, through Selma, across the Edmond Pettus bridge and through beautiful countryside. We had a great tour guide - she knew all sorts of historical facts, family stories, architectural... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Our tour of Gaineswood was well worth the time and money. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and made the tour extremely interesting. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

My husband and I traveled to Demopolis to see Gaineswood, an antebellum home. It was easy to find, and we were greeted immediately upon entering the home. A very lovely lady (whose name I didn't get!) gave us an interesting and informational tour. She answered all our questions and talked very conversationally with me, a fellow history buff. The home... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the tour and southern hospitality that was offered to us at the plantation. The tour guide was very knowledgable, patient and had lots of passion about the place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We hadde an excellent guided tour of the house by the supernice Linda- she knew everything about the history of the building and about the people that has lived and died there. The building is so well kept and fully furnished, all the way down to clothes and instruments, you kind of feel that the habitants has just left everything... More 

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Rainsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We have visited many such homes, but this is one of our favorites. The man who built it took many years to build it and incorporated many features from places he visited. Guarantee you will never find another home like it. The guide was absolutely wonderful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Everyone should take time to step back in history to tour this wonderful home. It was well-worth the time and was a very economical stop on our vacation!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

This was a great day trip while camping at Lake Lurleen in Tuscaloosa County. Our family enjoys historical sites and especially Civil War history and the price of the private tour was very reasonable.

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Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed my afternoon visit at Gaineswood in Demopolis. The tour guide was excellent with so much knowledge of the family, home and history of the area. The admission price for the tour is only $7 per person and is well worth it because of the wealth of knowledge that you gain. I would recommend this stop for anyone... More 

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