Smith Plantation

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  Smith Plantation
935 Alpharetta St.
Roswell, GA 30075
Ph: 770-641-3978

Monday - Saturdays: 10AM - 3PM
Tours start on the hour.
First tour: 10AM
Last tour: 3PM
Sundays: 1PM - 3PM
Tours start on the hour.
First tour: 1PM
Last tour: 3PM

General Admission
Adults: $8
Seniors (65 and up): $7
Children (6-18): $6
Children under 6 years old are free.
Smith Plantation can only accept cash or check at this time.
Brief History of Smith Plantation
Hidden among the trees in historic Roswell, Georgia, sits a graceful home constructed by one of Roswell’s founding families, the Smiths. In 1838, the Smith family and 30 of their slaves left two struggling plantations along the Georgia coast to make a new start with 300 acres of cotton farmland north of the Roswell Square. Their home, built by slave labor in 1845, was preserved by three generations of the Smith family and is now open to the public as a museum.

Three generations of the Smith family lived in the home and saved many of their belongings. For over 160 years, Smith Plantation stood the test of time as all around it the small mill village of Roswell transformed into a bustling metropolitan suburb. The home has since become one of the best examples of vernacular architecture, as well as cultural and historical interpretation, found in the region.

Perfectly preserved is the Smiths' two-story farmhouse, complete with outbuildings, including:
  • Servants quarters
  • Cookhouse
  • Smokehouse
  • Corn crib
  • Barn
  • Carriage house
  • Well
  • Spring house

Camp Yesteryear

June 13-17, 2016 from 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

The Smith Plantation will host a week full of fun and learning for children on the beautiful grounds of the Smith Plantation in the heart of Historic Roswell. Activities include 19th Century Crafts, Farm life, Archaeological Dig, Native American Crafts, Open Hearth Cooking, Sewing, Soap Making, Herbs & Gardening, Painting, 19th Century Games, Gold and Gem Panning, an Animal Encounter and much more! Space is limited to 25 campers, ages 7-11.

For more information, please call the Smith Office at 770-641-3978 or register online here.