Barrington Hall

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Barrington King and his father, Roswell King, co-founded the settlement that became Roswell in the 1830s. Barrington's home on a rise overlooking the old square is considered a great example of Greek revival temple architecture. Many of the original family possessions are in the home and the surrounding grounds have been restored.

"Lee's Corps Commanders" Lecture

Wednesday February 12, 2020 07:00 pm EST
Categories: Lectures In the aftermath of the Seven Days' Battles, Lee began shaking up the army. When Stonewall Jackson died in the aftermath of the Battle of Chancellorsville, Lee implemented a plan he had been contemplating for some time and divided the army into three corps, with James Longstree...
Cost: $5

The Civil War in Georgia: An Evening Class at Barrington Hall

Tuesday February 4, 2020 07:00 pm EST
  Georgia: a state rich in Civil War history, from the struggles for her coastal fortifications to an attempt to steal a steam locomotive, and the many battles fought on her soil. This course, with instructor Michael K. Shaffer, will explore the various wartime actions and key participants, beginn...
Cost: $69.00 per person

"Top Ten Innovations of World War I" Lecture at Barrington Hall

Wednesday January 8, 2020 07:00 pm EST
Technology during World War I (1914–1918) reflected a trend toward industrialism and the application of mass-production methods to weapons and to the technology of warfare in general. This trend began at least fifty years prior to World War I during the American Civil War of 1861–1865, and continued...
Cost: $5.00

"The Knights Templar" Wednesday Evening Lecture

Wednesday November 20, 2019 07:00 pm EST
The Knights Templar, or simply the Templars, were a Catholic military order founded in 1119 and recognized in 1139. The order was active until 1312 when it was perpetually suppressed by Pope Clement V. The Templars became a favored charity throughout Christendom and grew rapidly in membership and ...
Cost: $5.00

Escape Room: The Werewolf Experience

Saturday October 26, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Categories: Fun Race against the clock to solve puzzles, crack codes and find hidden clues in order to unlock an antidote to thwart a mad scientist’s plot to turn you in to a werewolf, all within the historic rooms of Barrington Hall. Should you successfully avoid the werewolf transformation, enjoy ...
Cost: $25

"Francis Marion: The Swamp Fox" Wednesday Evening Lecture

Wednesday August 14, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Categories: Lectures Francis Marion (c. 1732 – February 27, 1795) was a military officer who served in the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). Acting with the Continental Army and South Carolina militia commissions, he was a persistent adversary of the British in their occupation of South Caroli...
Cost: $5

Barbecue and Bluegrass at Barrington

Thursday July 4, 2019 11:00 am EDT
Barrington King, the original owner of Barrington Hall, threw a 4th of July barbecue every year for his family and friends. In 2015, the staff of Barrington Hall revived this fun, patriotic tradition, calling it Barbecue and Bluegrass at Barrington. Barbecue, beverages and desserts will be available...
Cost: Free

The American Revolution: Part One

Wednesday June 12, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Categories: Lecture The American Revolution was a colonial revolt which occurred between 1765 and 1783. The American Patriots in the Thirteen Colonies defeated the British in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) with the assistance of France, winning independence from Great Britain and establi...
Cost: $5

"An Interview with General George Henry Thomas" at Barrington Hall

Saturday June 1, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Categories: Lectures Dr. Brian Wills, author of the biography "George Henry Thomas: As True as Steel" (University Press of Kansas, 2012), will “interview” General George Henry Thomas on Saturday, June 1, 2019, 10:00 a.m. at Barrington Hall. General George Henry Thomas will be portrayed by Civil War...
Cost: $5

Mother's Day Open House

Sunday May 12, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
Roswell's Southern Trilogy Historic House Museums will be open for free visits this Mother's Day, March 12, 2019. Visitors are asked to bring a non-perishable food item or canned food, which will be donated to North Fulton Community Charities. For additional information, please contact each historic...
Cost: Free

Tea with Beatrix Potter

Saturday May 11, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
Categories: Children and Family Barrington Hall hosts its popular and annual event, Tea with Beatrix Potter on the grounds of this historic house. The date for this fun, spring event is Saturday, May 11 from 1 - 3 p.m. This Barrington Hall tradition features beloved children’s author “Beatrix Potter...
Cost: $10

"The Restoration of Barrington Hall's Gardens" Lecture

Saturday April 27, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Categories: Lecture "The Restoration of Barrington Hall’s Gardens" will be presented by Helen Wenham, Barrington Hall’s staff horticulturist. You’ll hear about how Barrington Hall’s gardens were restored to their original splendor as created by an English landscape artist hired by Barrington King in...
Cost: $5

Ballroom Dancing for Middle Schoolers

Sunday March 3, 2019 02:00 pm EST
Categories: Dance Roswell's historic Barrington Hall hosts a Sunday afternoon series of ballroom dance classes for teenagers. Your son or daughter will practice the basics of ballroom dancing, learning that dancing is fun and easy to do. Dance instructor Michael Sternberg will teach a series of danc...
Cost: $69
535 Barrington Drive
Roswell, GA 30075
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