Make your plans to start celebrating Alabama's Bicentennial at the Historic Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens. This historic walk through Birmingham's history is Sunday October 15th from 1 until 4.
Make your plans to celebrate Alabama’s Bicentennial at the Historic Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens.
The event is Sunday, October 15th from 1 until 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. See the beginnings of Birmingham plus a tour of the home and gardens. Other festivities include period craft demonstrations, music on the lawn, and an estate sale. The estate sale will raise money for the Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens Association.
Historical Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens
Historical Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens is a former plantation house. It is surrounded by six acres of landscaped gardens near downtown Birmingham, Alabama. The two-story frame structure was built between 1845–1850. It features antebellum-era Greek Revival architecture.
The house serves as a decorative arts museum. It features a collection of 19th-century furniture, textiles, silver, and paintings. The garden features a restored room used for special events. Fun fact: the house was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 2, 1970.
Why a Bicentennial?
To commemorate Alabama’s 200th anniversary of statehood, this a celebration allows people to explore our state’s natural beauty, diverse people, and the rich history behind it all.
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