Historic Bulloch Hall is a great resource for parents and educators, covering aspects of history of Roswell, Georgia, the Civil War, the Roosevelt Family, and the Slave Life through our exhibitions and programs for schools. We have educational resources available in print and online. If you can't visit Bulloch Hall, we have outreach visits and distance learning programs to meet your educational needs.
Children learn about local history and the importance of preserving the best of our past on a tour at Bulloch Hall.
are available at Bulloch Hall for children age 6+
are great for public, private and home school groups
include discussion and hands on experiences
are led by skilled docents
Topics available are:
The Bulloch House and Family
The Life of a Boy or Girl in 1840-1850
A Day in the Life of a Slave
Daily Life in the Antebellum Era
Tours can be customized to meet your needs.
Call for reservations at 770 992-1731 ext. 4
Special Tours for Groups of 20 or More :
Bulloch Hall offers multi-disciplinary and interactive guided tours for students of all ages that are both education and fun. Students are given the opportunity to handle historic objects in our Children's Museum Room in addition to visiting our reconstructed slave quarters and gardens. The tours are designed to match requirements for different grade levels.
Must be scheduled six weeks in advance
Tour 1: "Through a Child's Eye" 10 am - 11:15 am Enrich your classroom's study of the history of Roswell and the 19th century with a visit to Bulloch Hall. Students compare life today with life at Bulloch Hall in the mid 1800’s. Student participation in the docent led discussion is encouraged as differences between this house and their own are identified.
Your visit will include
A tour of the house
An overview of transportation and maps in 1838
What brought the Bulloch family to Roswell?
How did they get here?
What did they find when they arrived?
What did children wear in the 1850s?
What games were played in the 1850s?
Note: Tour content is will be customized to fit the age of the group and content is in compliance with the Georgia Performance Standards.
Three month in advance of date requested
Special arrangements can be made for Home School Groups, Scout Groups, and other small groups by calling 770 992-1731 ext. 4 or e-mail Gwen at [email protected]
Tour 2 "Discovering the Past" 10 am - 11:30 am Children develop a sense of the importance of the past with a visit to Bulloch Hall. Children will develop critical thinking skills as they compare life in the 19th century Roswell with that of today.
Your visit will include ALL of Tour 1 plus the following:
Children’s clothing of the period
Games and toys of the 1800’s
A visit to reconstructed Slave Cabin and Garden where children will:
Learn about slave life
Sample corn bread
Use a loom, etc.
Note: Tour content is customized to fit the age of the group and content is in compliance with the Georgia Performance Standards.
Two months in advance of date requested
Minimum number of 40 children
Weather permitting children are allowed to bring a bag lunch to eat on the lawn before returning to school.
Tour 3 “Bringing History to Life – a Heritage Day" 10 am - 12 noon Historic homes provide the perfect setting for students to develop an understanding of the importance of our past and how it relates to the present. Students develop skills of observation, analysis, and evaluation with a hands on Heritage Day experience at Bulloch Hall.
Your visit will include ALL of Tour 2 plus the following: Hands on experiences in the reconstructed Slave Cabin which can include: