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I had been here years ago as a teenager and was amazed at the sheer size of the columns. They are beautifully ornate as well. The story is sad but very interesting. I’ve also heard that Mark Twain wrote part of his Life on the...More
Standing next to these huge columns is amazing... but it's a pretty quick 10-minute stop with nothing else on the grounds or nearby. Little explanation and no people there to share the history, so read up before you go.
The roads to this attraction have been repaved in the last year making it a smoother ride to get there. There is not a lot to do in the area but the ruins are worth the trip. Make sure you bring your camera and enjoy...More
If you love antebellum architecture, this is a must if you're passing through the area. Thankfully, this gem is still free to visit. There is a fence around the ruins prohibiting visitors from walking among the columns, which makes total sense for safety. This is...More
My wife loves to study and read about the historic homes of the South. This was a place she had longed to visit. The size of the columns gives you a perspective of how huge this place was. I found it interesting to view and...More
This is an awesome display. One has to think about what life must have been like in those days and how they were able to accomplish so much without the instant communication we have today. Just a shame the owner didn't get to enjoy his...More
Worth the side trip to see this architectural wonder. I wished I had read up on it more prior to the trip. My husband was in awe of the craftsmanship and the work that went into constructing these columns. As a bonus, we rode through...More
A little out of the way but it’s a pretty country drive. It is a windy road! The ruins are fenced in for safety (ours and it’s, I’m sure!) but I stood on the trash can to get a picture without the fence! 🤫 Beautiful....More