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Historic Oakleigh House, Mobile
(4.5/5 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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  • The Oakleigh house was originally built in 1833 for a cotton broker in Mobile. At that time, this house was actually outside the city limits and had a sizeable acreage (not like a plantation). There i...  more »
  • What a lovely stop in Mobile! We had a wonderful tour and learned all sorts of interesting tidbits about the home and American history. There is an amazing collection of rare books in the home. The ne...  more »
  • 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...  more »
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  • Currently during renovation. Beautiful historical building, charming dwelling with recognized South architecture
  • Classic antebellum architecture.