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Shorter Mansion

Eufaula, AL
+1 334-687-3793
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Beautiful Home

The Shorter Mansion is a very beautiful and elegant home. Well worth the $5 tour fee. A must see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mt. morris il
Beautiful Mansion, Beautiful Town

The main street & surrounding homes are lovely, but unfortunately, in the 1960's, someone purchased... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
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“civil war” (4 reviews)
Eufaula, AL
+1 334-687-3793
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Shorter Mansion is a very beautiful and elegant home. Well worth the $5 tour fee. A must see if you are in Eufaula.

Thank christine1310
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The main street & surrounding homes are lovely, but unfortunately, in the 1960's, someone purchased the house next door & put in an apartment complex & parking lot. Much to the dismay of many citizens & one lady in particular, enough money was raised to...More

Thank redundantecho
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This is a lovely home with an interesting story of it's time through the years. The tour that we were given was very interesting and well done. The grounds are also very pretty. When in town be sure to stop by and see what a...More

Thank barbaragwen270
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

A must if in the area If you are a history buff GO. So much to see and learn Open year round but especially good during the Pilgrimage You will also see spots filmed in the movie SWEET HOME ALA

Thank KentandDeanie L
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Hosted by a very nice lady. She told us everything there is to know about this old mansion. Kid friendly place. All the furniture is not original but collected throughout the years. On the second floor there are several exhibitions from wedding dresses to confederate...More

Thank DutchCraftBeer
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great to tour if one is in the area. Definitely high Victorian - there is an interesting display of christening, wedding and mourning outfits worn by either family or Eufaula society.

Thank kelltie
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The Shorter Mansion and Museum was completed in 1906 and remained in the Shorter family, the patriarch of which was a cotton planter, until the 1960's. The mansion was saved from demolition by a group of citizens, and it is now run by a trust....More

2  Thank foodieintally
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We attended a wedding reception at this elegant home, and it couldn't have been more beautiful! Whoever decided to restore and preserve this place should be applauded. My only complaint is the lack of parking. We walked about 2 blocks, which is only ok if...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Last (and first) time we visited this wonderful home was in 2015. We took another group this time and learned even more. Which says you can go back. The cranberry color decorations on the sliding doors is well worth the trip. I think we had...More

1  Thank GreenLakerGA
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I do declare, there must have been a lot of money in Eufaula back when cotton was king. There are many old homes but the Shorter Mansion is open for tours. It is also used for events. The volunteer guide wasn't there when I arrived...More

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Susan S
2 March 2017|
Response from Syd W | Reviewed this property |
9-5 on weekdays! 10-4 I believe on Saturdays. $5 for adults :)