Atlanta Metro / Roswell

Archibald Smith Plantation Home

935 Alpharetta St.
Roswell, GA 30075

770-641-3978
  • Spring at Smith Plantation

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  • Inside the carriage house during the annual Christmas Candlelight tour.

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  • Fall Farm Days at Smith Plantation - fun decorations and events relive the days when Smith was a working farm.

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  • Smith Plantation outbuildings looking back at the house during the annual Christmas Candelight tour.

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  • Smith Plantation Home

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  • Spring is one of the most beautiful times to tour Smith Plantation.

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  • Christmas in Roswell - each year Smith Plantation is decorated for the season. Special holiday events are held at each of the three Trilogy homes to celebrate the season.

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The 1845 Smith Plantation Home stands as majestically as it did over 150 years ago, with original furnishings inside and outbuildings, including slave quarters, barn, corn crib, kitchen, carriage house and old well. The home was built a mile north of what was then the blossoming town square of a little mill town known as Roswell, Georgia. Archibald Smith came here to escape the summer heat and insects of coastal Georgia, bringing his wife, children, and 30 slaves to help them run a 300-acre plus plantation.

The home contains a treasury of fine antiques, including the 1833 piano in the parlor that the Smiths moved to Valdosta when they fled Roswell during the Civil War. In the dining area, view the banquet-sized walnut dining table, original to the house, and an Empire, crotch mahogany sideboard dating about 1860. The family's letters from the Civil War period were collected into a book in 1988, by Dr. Lister Skinner and Arthur Skinner, entitled "The Death of a Confederate."

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 1:00PM - 3:00PM
    Monday: 10:00AM - 3:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 3:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 3:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 3:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 3:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 3:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    AAA Discount - Adults $7

    AAA Discount - Children $5

    Adults $8

    Children (6-18) $6

    Children under 6 Free

    Seniors (65+) $7

    Students with valid ID $6

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Handicapped Accessible (Limited) , Open Year 'Round

    Near Interstate Highway

    400

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages