The Marsh House of La Fayette

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Come stroll the lovely grounds of the Marsh House (circa 1836) in La Fayette and experience the Antebellum and Victorian eras as docents provide house history and information about 19th century furnishings, many of which are original to the house.

The Marsh House of La Fayette is a house museum and events venue owned by Walker County, GA. Volunteers under the Board of Trustees, part of the Walker County Historical Society, support, maintain, and develop this lovely antebellum house and grounds through historical tours, community events, fund-raising projects, and rental income.  All payments can be made through the DONATE Button above.

Member: Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries, The American Alliance of Museums

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The Marsh House will be open for tours on Saturday, June 1, 10:00 am-4:00 pm during the HoneyBee Festival. We will also have a mammoth yard sale during the same hours on the lawn.  Donations (except clothing) welcome to be left on the porch by Thursday evening. 

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Hours

Tour Hours
The House is now open, Fridays, and Saturdays, 10-5, except for the first Saturday of each month, when the House is closed.
For general inquiries and to make a tour appointment, please call 706-638-5187. Tours $10.00/adult; $5.00/child under 12.  During candlelight tour days, the house will open at 11:00 am for regular tours.  No reservations needed.  Reservations are not required for Candlelight Tours.

For special tours, please call 706-764-2801.

We will be open for our Heritage Day Festival, Christmas Candlelight Tours (Dec. 9,10,16,17, 6-8:00 pm), and other events.  Prepayment guarantees your tour space.

Marsh House Heritage Day, 308 N. Main St., La Fayette, GA, celebrated third Saturday of September, 10:00 am-3:00 pm. Local history and authentic arts, crafts, Heritage Bake Sale, and a vintage yard sale.  Crafters may register for a space on the lawn by messaging (https://www.facebook.com/TheMarshHouseOfLaFayette).

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