Historic High Country / Cartersville

Rose Lawn Museum

224 West Cherokee Avenue
Cartersville, GA 30120

  • Rose Lawn Museum

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  • Rose Lawn Museum, Cartersville

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  • Inside Rev. Sam Jones parlor at Rose Lawn in Cartersville

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  • Rose Lawn is a beautiful and affordable site for weddings and hosts the Arts Festival at Rose Lawn each September in Cartersville

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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, this beautifully restored Victorian mansion was the home of nationally renowned evangelist Samuel Porter Jones, for whom Nashville's Union Gospel Tabernacle (Ryman Auditorium) was built. Rose Lawn, owned by Bartow County, is open for tours Tuesday - Friday 10 a.m.-Noon and 1-5 p.m. and may be reserved for weddings/receptions, social gatherings and meetings.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 12:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $4

    Students $2

    Facility Amenities

    Guided Tours / Guide Available, Party Facilities, Public Restrooms

    General Information


    Group Amenities


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • May Market at Rose Lawn

    May Market at Rose Lawn

    05/06/2017 - 05/07/2017

    Explore the grounds of the Historic Rose Lawn, the home of Victorian evangelist Sam Jones. See 200 heirloom roses in bloom, purchase your favorite selections from Master Gardeners, and enjoy arts & crafts, entertainment and fresh food. Take a tour of the Rose Lawn museum to see inside Jones' home and to discover the legacy he left in Cartersville, Nashville and across the U.S. Other displays honor Rebecca Latimer Felton, first female U.S. Senator from Cartersville. Free admission and shuttle ... read more

  • Arts Festival at Rose Lawn

    Arts Festival at Rose Lawn

    09/16/2017 - 09/17/2017

    A September tradition since 1976, the annual arts festival held on the grounds at Rose Lawn features the works of 150+ artists from across the Southeast. Fine art and heritage craft exhibits include oils, watercolors, pastels, sculptures in wood, brass and glass, and many other unique hand-crafted items. Master gardeners will sell heirloom roses from the Rose Lawn collection, and the house museum will be open for guided tours.

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