Roselawn House Museum-Cartersville, Georgia
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 34° 09.899 W 084° 48.174
16S E 702522 N 3782630
Quick Description: Historic home of Sam Jones, renowned orator of 19th century.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/19/2007 9:55:12 PM
Waymark Code: WM2EDZ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member MikeGolfJ3
Views: 74

Long Description:
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, this beautifully restored Victorian mansion, now owned by Bartow County and operated as a house museum, was once the home of nationally renowned evangelist Samuel Porter Jones, for whom Nashville's Union Gospel Tabernacle (Ryman Auditorium) was built. In 1978, following a drive by local citizens to save Rose Lawn, the home was purchased by Bartow County and developed into a museum to house the writings and memorabilia of Sam Jones and Rebecca Latimer Felton, another Bartow Countian distinguished for her role in history as the first woman to serve in the U.S. Senate. *

* From Website
Memoriabilia and writings of Sam Jones and Rebecca Felton (first woman to serve in the US Senate.

Street Address:
224 West Cherokee Avenue, Cartersville, GA 30120

Hours of Operation:
T-F 10AM-5PM

Cost: 4.00 (listed in local currency)

Museum Size: Small

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Food Court: Not Listed

Gift Shop: Not Listed

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