Roswell Travel Guide

  • Shops in the Roswell Historic District
    Shops in the Roswell Historic District
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    Outdoor dining in the Roswell historic...
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    roswell city hall
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Roswell Things to Do

  • Roswell Food Tours - discover history &...

    Ever changing, full of fun, and always delicious historic tours! If you are a visitor, new-to-town, a local, or hosting out-of-town guests, it's a fun way to discover Roswell.Guides take you on a stroll down the brick sidewalks of Roswell, sharing history and interesting stories. Along the way, you stop at unique restaurants where you taste the...

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  • Barrington Hall - Majestic Antebellum...

    Built in 1842, Barrington Hall is one of three antebellum homes owned and operated by the City of Roswell. The home and its gardens are open for tours every day except holidays. The original family maintained possession of the home until 2002 and today the home is filled with original funishings, paintings, and family possessions.

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  • roswell square

    roswell square is located in the heart of downtown roswell. next to this small park are a number of shops, restaurants, and bars. roswell square is listed on the national register of historic places. downtown roswell is a very nice place to visit in the atlanta area.

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  • dunwoody hall

    dunwoody hall was originally constructed of wood in 1842. just after it's completion the house was destroyed by a fire. the home you see today was rebuilt in 1847 out of brick covered with stucco. dunwoody hall is now a private residence but you can take a look at the home from the street.

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  • holly hill

    this antebellum raised cottage was built in 1846 for savannah cotton broker robert adams lewis. holly hill is private residence but you can view it from the street.

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  • w. j. dolvin house

    the w. j. dolvin house was once home to emily dolvin visscher who was president jimmy carter's aunt. it is nicknamed "the roswell white house" because jimmy carter was a frequent visitor there during his presidency. today the w. j. dolvin house is a private residence but you can view it from the street.

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  • Vickery Creek Park

    This is a great place in any season for a nice woods walk next to a pretty creek, located right off Roswell Road as it passes over the Chattahoochee River. Small parking lot with a $3 fee per car, the trails go on from the end of the parking lot with signage for both main trails---one going up the hill and along the ridge top, and the other going...

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  • primrose cottage

    primrose cottage was built in 1839 and is one of the oldest homes in roswell. this beautiful antebellum home can be rented for weddings and private functions. the primrose cottage is worth a look when in downtown roswell.

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  • smith plantation

    in 1838 archibald smith moved to roswell from st. marys georgia. in 1845 he built a plantation house on 300 acres just north of roswell town square. smith had a prosperous cotton plantation business until the outbreak of the civil war. during the atlanta campaign the smith family fled the area and did not return until 25 years after the war. today...

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  • bulloch hall

    bulloch hall is one of a number of historic and architecturally significant homes and buildings in downtown roswell. roswell was one of a few towns in the atlanta area that escaped destruction by union general william t. sherman's troops during the civil war. bulloch hall was built for major james stephens bulloch in 1839. this greek revival home...

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  • roswell visitor center

    the roswell visitor center is a good first stop on a trip to roswell. at the visitor center you can get a map and information on the historic and cultural attractions of this charming town.

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  • roswell cultural arts center

    the roswell cultural arts center hosts stage plays, dance performances, and classical concerts. the cultural center is also home to the atlanta wind symphony. the cultural arts center is a great place to spend the evening when in the atlanta area. for admission and times see the attached web site.

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Roswell Restaurants

  • bar-b-que

    the spiced right rib house is an excellent bar-b-que restaurant located in the roswell historic district. they specialize in pork ribs and also serve pork sandwiches, beef, and chicken. very good bar-b-que moderately priced.

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  • southern cuisine

    relish is a very nice cafe style restaurant located in the roswell historic district. they offer contemporary southern cuisineat moderate prices. they have outdoor patio which makes a great place to have an after work drink.

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  • Love this restaurant!

    This small restaurant has a wonderful home-like feel. maybe it's beacuse it's located in an old home in the middle of Old Roswell. Their food is great; sandwiches, burgers and such, in just-the-right-sized portions. It's within walkign dictance of a lot of great Old Roswell shops too, so after an afternoon of shopping you can walk right over! I...

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