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Address: 805 S Cedar Ave, Demopolis, AL 36732-2915
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Gaineswood

This is a must see if you are traveling through Alabama. Gaineswood is a beautiful home full of history. Our tour guides - Brian and Chris - are high school students. They were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
linsh2016
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Fort Walton Beach, Florida

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must see if you are traveling through Alabama. Gaineswood is a beautiful home full of history. Our tour guides - Brian and Chris - are high school students. They were both informative and, at times, hilarious. One of the highlights of our week-end trip!!!

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Saint Henry, Ohio
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We received true southern hospitality during our tour here. House was lovely as well as the story about the man and family who lives here.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

My wife and I were staying at Madewood Plantation House in Napoleonville, Louisiana, while touring the plantations on the River Road, when we had breakfast with Jennifer Hale, a well-known television personality in New Orleans and a Northwestern graduate who published her first book, Historic Plantations of Alabama's Black Belt, in 2009. We had a fascinating conversation. Who knew about... More 

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Ennis, Texas
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

This is definitely worth a stop if you are in the area. The history is very interesting and the house is impressive. The price for the tour is minimal and well worth it, not sure how interested children would be, however they mentioned they did have school groups come through.

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The Christmas decorations were up when we visited this beautiful historic home the last week in December. The Director and our tour guide were both so welcoming and enthusiastic, it felt as if we were visiting family, who just happened to live in a graceful antebellum home. There were plenty of fascinating stories and committed attention to detail. It was... More 

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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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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 11 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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Reviewed 15 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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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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Reviewed 28 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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