15130 US HWY 19 South
Thomasville, GA 31757
Phone: (229) 584-0909
Fax: (229) 584-0915
15130 US HWY 19 South, Thomasville, GA, US, 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.
"A major repository of materials for family research" in the Southeast and the Mid-Atlantic states, the Thomasville Genealogical History & Fine Arts Library contains a large collection of resources including family histories, marriage and death records, state and county histories, and census records.
The oldest two story house in Thomasville, this historic home used to be a small farmette and is now the headquarters for Thomasville Landmarks. Self guided tours are available.
Prepare to be amazed and captivated while touring this Georgian and Greek Revival plantation that is the South's premier plantation and the only one of its kind open to the public. The plantation covers over 3,000 acres and the stately main house has more than 40 rooms. Magnificent gardens, stables, and kennels are also on site.
The oldest standing church in Thomasville, this church was originally built as a Roman Catholic church and Jacqueline Kennedy attended Mass here following President John F. Kennedy's assassination. A memorial garden and columbarium, one of the most handsome of its kind, are also on site.
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.
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Nestled among beautiful pines and hardwood trees, this nonprofit nature center features 565 acres of fields, forests, and swamp that provide a haven for birds and other wildlife. Twelve miles of nature trails are also on site and a wide variety of natural science programs are available.