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Gaineswood

805 S Cedar Ave, Demopolis, AL 36732-2915
+1 334-289-4846
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A grand peek into the past

It was a rainy day when my wife and I visited, but that took a not a lick from the charm of this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trionbry
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Wish it had been open

I drove from Iowa to Demopolis specifically to see the Gaineswood Mansion. I arrived mid-afternoon... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michael T
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Estherville, Iowa, United States
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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805 S Cedar Ave, Demopolis, AL 36732-2915
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a rainy day when my wife and I visited, but that took a not a lick from the charm of this beautiful dwelling crafted so elegantly by it owner resident. The interior takes you into a different world that few were privy to...More

Thank Trionbry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I drove from Iowa to Demopolis specifically to see the Gaineswood Mansion. I arrived mid-afternoon the Saturday of Memorial Day, but the gate was locked.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This mansion is amazing and has a lot of history. It is also originally furnished. It is absolutely a must see in Alabama and was very worthwhile the drive from Tuscaloosa.

Thank Anja R
Reviewed 30 March 2017

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...More

Thank linsh2016
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.

Thank KarenBruns
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...More

Thank Taylor B
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...More

Thank Loves-to-RV
Reviewed 31 December 2016 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...More

1  Thank Mary-Margaret R R
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...More

1  Thank Beverly H
Reviewed 10 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...More

Thank JVH_SF
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