PRLog - Oct. 15, 2010 - ROSWELL, Ga. -- Exquisite examples of period clothing set against a backdrop of traditional Southern holiday decor will grace the many rooms of Roswell, Georgia's Historic Barrington Hall this Christmas season. PNJW Collections, one of the South's largest private collectors of Civil War artifacts, will publicly exhibit many examples of formal and everyday antebellum clothing. This extensive collection will be exhibited in storied vignettes and will highlight the many fashions of the period. Ladies' designs feature elegant evening gowns, sturdy day wear, bonnets and undergarments, including various versions of the dreaded corset. The displays will also showcase gentlemen's hats, coats, and vests. The children's collection complete the family tableaus. Additionally, the Roswell Historical Society will contribute to the "Dressed for the Season" exhibit with a collection of beautiful ladies' attire from the 1880's to the 1930's which reflects the later generations of the home's residents.
Barrington Exterior at Christmas
This historic home, built in 1842, will be decked in full Southern finery for the Christmas season beginning November 20th through December 30th. The home will be open for normal tours during the Holiday Season: Monday through Saturday - tours on the hour from 10:00am until 3;00pm; Sunday tours on the hour from1:00pm, last tour at 3:00pm, closed on Thanksgiving, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. For details on the Candlelight Tour on Dec. 11, please go to www.southerntrilogy.com.
Barrington Hall was the home of Barrington King, who along with his father, Roswell King, co-founded the town of Roswell. Built in 1842, the Greek Revival Temple Form mansion remained in the King family until 2002. It has been diligently restored and is furnished with many original family possessions. Barrington Hall is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was voted one of the 50 Most Beautiful Homes in the Atlanta area. The surrounding seven acres of grounds feature the only public antebellum garden in the greater Atlanta area. Open daily for tours, for more information please call 770-640-3855 or go to www.southerntrilogy.com. Barrington Hall is located at 535 Barrington Drive, Roswell, GA 30075 facing the square in historic Roswell.
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Barrington Hall is the home of Barrington King, son of Roswell King and co-founder of Roswell, GA. The 1842 Greek Temple museum/home has been lovingly restored and is open daily for tours. Surrounding area features the only public antebellum garden in Atlanta.