15130 US HWY 19 South
Thomasville, GA 31757
Phone: (229) 584-0909
Fax: (229) 584-0915
Built for a shoe merchant, the Lapham-Patterson House is a very bold experiment in architecture. The house has basic elements of Victorian construction, another must see are the windows and the ceilings of the place, with various shapes and different heights. This house is also of importance for it is one of the first places to get gas lighting along with hot and clod flowing water from the taps. The house was declared as a historic monument in the year 1975 and you can avail the guided tours which give you all the details of the architecture and history.
This plantation stands proudly as a memory of its owner Elisabeth Ireland Poe. The plantation house celebrates the persona of this multifaceted woman, who was a patron of arts and sports. The renovated plantation home still retains its majestic grandeur. A visit to Pebble Hill Plantation will be memorable.
The Monticello Historic District consists of 27 city blocks. Many private residencies are found here and a few of them are open to the people, while a few have turned into bed and breakfast inns. The Jefferson County has several beautiful plantations. A tour to this place includes a walk around the property and a drive through the historic architectural treasures.
This elegant, Greek Revival style house was built in 1836 and was the home of Dr. J. Dabney Palmer. The Palmer-Perkins House is a two and a half story structure which was originally the abode of Martin Palmer and his family of nine children. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 and is bordered by the Palmer Family Graveyard, making it a target for ghost stories.
Nestled in a town where ghostly sightings are a common occurrence, the Palmer House is one of its well known haunted destinations. This 1867, Greek Revival style house was the home of a local mortician and hence rumors of ghosts abound in here. A listed historic home, one can only view the house from the street or the side-walk. It was visited by the ghost trackers to check its haunted state and was certified to be an eerie house.
The Downtown Moultrie Square is at the center of various activities throughout the year. The East Central Avenue, which leads you to the square holds the famous Market on the Square shopping building, where one can shop from more than 40 shops and boutiques selling clothes, accessories, handicrafts, home decor product and other wares, all under one roof. Weekly Farmers market, as well as events like Halloween celebration, Spring Fling & Backyard BBQ festival and concerts are held at the square, which attracts a number of tourists. Stay at one of the accommodation facilities closer to the square to avoid missing the buzz.