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Historic Oakleigh House, Mobile

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web
The Historic Oakleigh House Museum is a circa 1833 country villa built by cotton factor James Roper, from Virginia. Oakleigh is a raised T-Shaped Greek Revival home and a remarkable example of historic preservation and adaptation. The home has been continuously occupied for 181 years, first as a home to five families, then by the Greek Orthodox Church and finally, by the Historic Mobile Preservation Society.
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  • We had a wonderful time on our tour. We came in on a Saturday a few minutes after the hour and we're still able to get on the 11 o'clock tour. My sister and I both had our young children with us which...  read more »
  • Oakleigh House is another example of a fine Mobile home from before the Civil War. A great way to spend an hour or so, and the entire neighborhood is filled with historic homes. The tour guides need w...  read more »
  • We arrived after lunch to tour the house and grounds with a family group that included children in elementary school. Because all of their group tours begin on the hour and we arrived about 20 minutes...  read more »
  • Currently during renovation. Beautiful historical building, charming dwelling with recognized South architecture
  • A very fun and informative visit to a pre civil war home, just steeped in history.
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