Atlanta Metro / Marietta

Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society Root House Museum

145 Denmead St.
Marietta, GA 30060


The Root House was built circa 1845 at the corner of Church and Lemon Streets by Hannah and William Root, early settlers of Marietta. Mr. Root was one of Marietta's earliest merchants and its first druggist. He was the first merchant to receive a shipment of goods on the Western and Atlantic Railroad. The Root House is headquarters to the Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society but is open for tours Wednesday through Saturday.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Wednesday: 11:00AM - 4:00PM
    Thursday: 11:00AM - 4:00PM
    Friday: 11:00AM - 4:00PM
    Saturday: 11:00AM - 4:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Parking on Site

    General Information


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages