Christmas at Gaineswood 2021
November 30 – December 22
Enjoy guided tours in the beautifully decorated 1861 plantation home in Demopolis, Alabama.
Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm,
November 30 to Dec 22, 2021
Special Events Celebrating the 50th annual COTR Dec. 3 & 4
Friday: Candlelight Visit with photo op & refreshments
Saturday: Guided tours, photo op, crafts for children, teens, and adults. Create a Gaineswood ornament or paint the symbol of hospitality, a pineapple.
Christmas on the River
December 3 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday, December 3, 5:30-8:00
Candlelight visit, photo op, and refreshments
In 1860, Mobile photographer Chauncey Barnes took a photograph of Gaineswood. The photo was sent to John Sartain in Philadelphia the premier engraver on steel in America. He created engraving plates from the photograph. The image shows Gaineswood at its finest, its landscaped grounds, members of the Whitfield family and enslaved workers.
805 South Cedar Ave.
Demopolis, Alabama 36732
$8 College and
$5 Children 6-18
Group rates are available for 10 or more. Call us at (334) 289-4846 for more information or to make an appointment.
Blue Star Museum: We proudly offer free admission to any active duty military personnel and their families between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
Open: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday - Saturday
Closed: Sunday and Monday, unless by special appointment. Call us at (334) 289-4846.
Other tour times are also available by appointment.
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