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This antebellum house is an interesting walk through history. I wished they had a bit more about TRR Cobb. I didn't realize that he was the principal author of the Confederate constitution until after I left. I also noticed that he had Georgia law reporter...More
It was a great place to stop in and check out, but it only took about 10 minutes to look around. Probably because the upstairs is off limits, it seemed like their offices, so there's only about 4 rooms to look at on the main...More
With a graphic printed layout of the house and narrative descriptions of each room to carry as wife and I walked through it was WELL WORTH the visit! Artifacts, history of the house, Cobb family, all enlightening.
I saw that this was in the Top 10 sites for the Athens area so visited it. I was not disappointed! The home has been mostly restored and furnished with period furniture and decorations. The tour is self-guided but one of staff was available to...More
The house has an interesting history, especially the part where it was moved some 70 miles to Stone Mountain in 1985, left alone for 20 years, then moved back. Most of the furnishings are not original and the oil paintings are photo reproductions.
That is what I took away from this historic site. The gentlemen working on a beautiful fall Saturday, were preparing for upcoming third grade field trips. The restoration of the first floor was impressive, but the examples of how the staff is engaging & educating...More
The T.R.R. Cobb House is truly a treasure in the downtown historic district in Athens. If these walls could talk, I'm sure they would say many extraordinary things!
This house was the home of Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, who is considered one of the 'first...More
This was has been dismantled and moved TWICE. Beautiful home of the period with a LOT of history. The flooring, the period pieces, the history -- worth the trip. So glad house was brought back to Athens and restored as a public historic house museum.