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Historic Westville - CLOSED

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Historic Westville

We visited Westville on July 3rd, 2015. We didn't know what we were really going to experience nor... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2015
GAjunkin
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Georgia
Westville, GA Visit

Spent a couple of enjoyable hours at Wesvtville on Sunday, May 25. Met several interesting people... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2015
Elaine H
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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 Jul 2017
“Closed. Attempted to visit. ”
20 Jun 2017
“closed, being moved to columbus ??”
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Grand Opening October 20, 2018! What is the South? As you walk the streets of Historic Westville you will begin to understand it is more than a region, a culture and a lifestyle. Through the stories of the people who lived and worked in our...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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3557 S Lumpkin Rd, Lumpkin, GA 31903-4212
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+1 706-940-0057
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This is my kind of place to visit. Sadly it was "closed to the public". No Hours listed, no info. maybe it's not operating any longer. I really did enjoy driving around the small town of Lumpkin. Old houses, a town square. A dying town....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank donnad858
HistoricWestville, Front Office Manager at Historic Westville, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi Donna. I'm so sorry that you recently tried to visit Westville and found it closed. We are currently in the process of relocating to Columbus, GA. We are expecting to re-open August 31st of this year. Please come visit us in Columbus!

Reviewed 20 June 2017

This place looked like a neat place to visit for history buffs like my family but it is closed and in the process of relocating to somewhere up near columbus, ga. (we think ??) we will watch and see if it does re-open near columbus,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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HistoricWestville, Front Office Manager at Historic Westville, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

We're so sorry that you recently tried to visit Westville and found it closed. We are currently in the process of relocating to Columbus, GA. We are expecting to re-open August 31st of this year. Please come visit us once we open at our new...More

Reviewed 22 August 2016

I used to love this place, a must see for out of town guests. But it now closed. Here is information from their website, "Historic Westville is currently closed to the public as it undergoes a move to Columbus, GA and re-interppretation. The new Westville...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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HistoricWestville, Front Office Manager at Historic Westville, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

We are currently in the process of relocating to Columbus, GA. We are expecting to re-open August 31st of this year. Please come visit us once we open at our new location! We will be located at 3557 South Lumpkin Road. Keep an eye on...More

Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Pretty neat village of homes and buildings from the 1800s. There is a nice picnic area and a small gift shop. There are live demonstrations a couple of times a year that really enhance the experience.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Bethpeper
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Just a short drive from Columbus- it is so interesting to visit. It cost 10 dollars to enter and they have tours daily. They are open 10-5. It really takes you back to a simple day in time. Really enjoyed the entire culture. Only thing-you...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank brewColumbus_Georgia
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Loved this place....just touring all the buildings, especially the cotton press barn,,,what a building.....had lunch at the restaurant....enjoyed walking and looking and doing my thing with my camera....

Date of experience: July 2015
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HistoricWestville, Manager at Historic Westville, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

We too like to think of Historic Westville as a photographers delight.

Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Great little historic town with a lot of great information. Loved seeing how things worked many years ago. Loved seeing how they survived those years ago and how we have evolved. Great set up!

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 748mel
HistoricWestville, Manager at Historic Westville, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

We are pleased you enjoyed your visit, daily living was a lot more hard work back then wasn't it!

Reviewed 7 July 2015

We visited Westville on July 3rd, 2015. We didn't know what we were really going to experience nor see. However, immediately after arriving and walking around, we realized that we needed to do the (3) tours that are available in regards to the different aspects...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank GAjunkin
HistoricWestville, Manager at Historic Westville, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

We are so glad you enjoyed taking our tours. We are continually striving to improve them and research even more stories off our buildings and the people who lived in them.

Reviewed 9 June 2015

My wife and I visited on 6/6/15 as part of a mini-vacation and it was well worth the trip. I honestly don't know why I initially thought it would be a small, over priced attraction. Boy was I wrong! They have over 30+ buildings that...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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HistoricWestville, Manager at Historic Westville, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

Thank you for reviewing us. We are so happy your visit was a success, and we will tell Rebecca that you enjoyed her guided wagon ride tour as well.

Reviewed 27 May 2015

Spent a couple of enjoyable hours at Wesvtville on Sunday, May 25. Met several interesting people who were selling handmade items they made. The Creek Indians shared the old ways of cooking, using stones heated in a fire to boil water. Traditional methods of making...More

Date of experience: May 2015
3  Thank Elaine H
HistoricWestville, Manager at Historic Westville, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

Our Creek event you attended in May is always a favorite event. We are glad you visited and thank you for reviewing us.

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