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Shorter Mansion

Eufaula, AL
+1 334-687-3793
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We enjoyed this two-floor historic museum during the Eufaula annual Pilgrimage. There's lots to see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
random_reader
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Chicago, Illinois
Christmas Pilgrimage Tour

This house is on tour all year, I think. It was also on their Spring Tour along with other... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Connie M
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Gardendale, Alabama, United States
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Eufaula, AL
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed this two-floor historic museum during the Eufaula annual Pilgrimage. There's lots to see here from the building's architecture to the many displays within. We're very fortunate that the people of the community value this site, maintain it, and share it with visitors. I...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

This house is on tour all year, I think. It was also on their Spring Tour along with other historical homes. Attended the Luncheon before the Christmas Tour, wonderful food, beautiful Christmas décor. One of those homes you want to visit over and over!

Thank Connie M
Reviewed 2 November 2017

The Shorter Mansion is a very beautiful and elegant home. Well worth the $5 tour fee. A must see if you are in Eufaula.

Thank christine1310
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The main street & surrounding homes are lovely, but unfortunately, in the 1960's, someone purchased the house next door & put in an apartment complex & parking lot. Much to the dismay of many citizens & one lady in particular, enough money was raised to...More

Thank redundantecho
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This is a lovely home with an interesting story of it's time through the years. The tour that we were given was very interesting and well done. The grounds are also very pretty. When in town be sure to stop by and see what a...More

Thank barbaragwen270
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

A must if in the area If you are a history buff GO. So much to see and learn Open year round but especially good during the Pilgrimage You will also see spots filmed in the movie SWEET HOME ALA

Thank KentandDeanie L
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Hosted by a very nice lady. She told us everything there is to know about this old mansion. Kid friendly place. All the furniture is not original but collected throughout the years. On the second floor there are several exhibitions from wedding dresses to confederate...More

Thank DutchCraftBeer
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great to tour if one is in the area. Definitely high Victorian - there is an interesting display of christening, wedding and mourning outfits worn by either family or Eufaula society.

Thank kelltie
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The Shorter Mansion and Museum was completed in 1906 and remained in the Shorter family, the patriarch of which was a cotton planter, until the 1960's. The mansion was saved from demolition by a group of citizens, and it is now run by a trust....More

2  Thank foodieintally
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We attended a wedding reception at this elegant home, and it couldn't have been more beautiful! Whoever decided to restore and preserve this place should be applauded. My only complaint is the lack of parking. We walked about 2 blocks, which is only ok if...More

Thank Linda D
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Response from Syd W | Reviewed this property |
9-5 on weekdays! 10-4 I believe on Saturdays. $5 for adults :)
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