Friday, October 11

PACKET PICK-UP AND REGISTRATION
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

FRIDAY RAMBLE
Eufaula, Alabama
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Stroll down North Eufaula Avenue underneath its iconic canopy of trees and explore the impressive homes located in the heart of the historic district. Highlights include the antebellum Thornton-Rudderman-Gulledge House, which is virtually unchanged since its construction in 1845, and the Bray-Barron-Bennett House, an 1850 Greek Revival.

FRIDAY EVENING
Dinner & Cocktails at the Central of Georgia Railroad Freight Depot
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Enjoy dinner and cocktails in the historic Central of Georgia Railroad Freight Depot. Constructed in 1882, the depot was utilized by the Central of Georgia until the 1980s. The former depot is included within the Seth Lore and Irwinton Historic District and has been rehabilitated to serve as the Eufaula Barbour County Chamber of Commerce.

Saturday, October 12

PACKET PICK-UP AND REGISTRATION
First Presbyterian Church of Eufaula
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

SATURDAY MORNING
Breakfast and Orientation at First Presbyterian Church of Eufaula
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Enjoy a delectable breakfast at the First Presbyterian Church of Eufaula. Modeled after English and Scottish parish churches, the 1869 sanctuary features a large Tiffany stained-glass window and original pews. Stick around for a brief orientation to hear about the area’s fascinating history.

SATURDAY RAMBLE & LUNCH
Eufaula, Alabama

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Discover the stunning homes of the Seth Lore and Irwinton Historic District, the largest historic district in east Alabama and the second largest in the state. The district boasts exemplary examples of Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, late Victorian, and Craftsman styles. Explore the Skillman-Lewis-Matzke House, a unique 1891 Queen Anne cottage, and the stately Sparks-Bennett House, an early 1900s Neoclassical Revival style home.

SATURDAY EVENING
Dinner & Cocktails at Shorter Mansion
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
End the day with dinner and cocktails at the Shorter Mansion, one of Eufaula’s most opulent homes and headquarters of the Eufaula Heritage Association.

Sunday, October 13

PACKET PICK-UP AND REGISTRATION
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

SUNDAY BRUNCH
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Dine at the exquisite McDonald House. Built in the mid-1880s, the handsome Greek Revival house is the home of the president of Andrew College.

SUNDAY RAMBLE
Cuthbert, Georgia
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Explore the Cuthbert Historic District, which includes a variety of Greek Revival, Gothic Revival and Plantation Plain style homes and historic sites significant to Cuthbert’s history. Enjoy the rare opportunity to tour Bedford Hall, a Greek Revival style home that reflects Jeffersonian influences. Unique features of the grounds are the Victorian gazebo-greenhouse and the foundations for a jouslin board used by children in the 1800s.

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A Sampling of Featured Homes and Sites

 

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Images of Fendall Hall and the Shorter Mansion are courtesy of the Alabama Department of Tourism/Art Meripol.

*Sites are subject to change. Event held rain or shine.