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This is a Greek Revival mansion featuring original furnishings, domed ceilings, fluted columns and ornate friezes. A small cabin built in 1821 was enlarged 1843-61 as Gaineswood became the center of a 1,400-acre cotton plantation. Today the mansion comprises 6,215 square feet. Although subjected to periods of neglect and abandonment in the century following the Civil War, the property was later purchased by the state and restored to its 1861 appearance. Open Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 1-5pm; closed state holidays.

Location: 805 S Cedar Ave, Demopolis Alabama 36732 Telephone 334-289-4846

Other History nearby:
(Demopolis) Bluff Hall
(Demopolis) Bluff Hall
(Demopolis) Gaineswood
(Meridian) Jimmie Rodgers Memorial and Museum
(Linden) Linden Junction Depot Railroad Museum
(Moundville) Moundville Archaeological Park

08/19 Coming to The Demopolis area
Mountain Brook Spring Art Show Mountain Brook AL April20 Up to one hundred local member artists will display original artwork for sale in an outdoor setting in quaint Mountain Brook near Crestline Village. Artwork available will range in size from minis to extra large canvases and all price ranges. Jazz band will be featured and food will be available at field.
Alabama Shakespeare Festival Montgomery AL March8-June19 The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, created in Alabama, is currently the 5th largest in the world, attracting more than 300,000 visitors annually from all 50 states and over 60 foreign countries.
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Car Show Birmingham AL October11-13 Triumph Dealers of North America display, Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Merchandise Trailer featuring event TShirts, Pins, and Posters, Official Barber Vintage Festival event merchandise, Southern Vintage Fire Apparatus Association display, and Concessions
Kentuck Festival of the Arts Northport AL October19-20 Nationally and internationally acclaimed folk artists, 270+ folk, visionary, and contemporary artists and expert craftspeople presenting their work to you, free hands-on art-making for children in Kentuck for Kids and throughout the park, interactive live demonstrations by expert craftspeople—basketmakers, blacksmiths, woodworkers, traditional potters, fiber and fabric artists, quilters, jewelers, and a glassblower, live music and story-telling, food and fellowship.
Alabama Blueberry Festival Brewton AL January1 Original Arts& Crafts, Antique/Classic Car Show, Motorcycle Show & Rally, Children's Section (including shuttle train, waterslide, inflatables, obstacle course, petting zoo, face painting), Live All-Day Entertainment, Strolling Magician, Ronald McDonald, Fresh Blueberries & Blueberry Bushes for sale, Festival Cookbooks, Festival T-shirts & canvas tote bags, Blueberry Ice Cream, Food Court: funnel cakes, shaved ice, hamburgers, sausage dogs, BBQ, roasted corn, kettle popcorn, boiled & roasted peanuts.