When you tour the Burt-Stark Mansion, you step into an era gone by. As you walk into this historic home, you feel the Old South and experience the emotion of the War Between the States. You feel the power of the meeting room where Jefferson Davis changed history.
Experience the Nature of the Old South
It has been said that the works of nature speak without words. The historic grounds of the Burt-Stark Mansion have much to say about life as it happened 100 years ago. The hands-on communing with nature will allow you to touch and feel the trees, shrubs and flowers that give the South the aura of gracious outdoor living. The tour is a must for garden clubs and garden lovers. It also includes the complete guided tour of the mansion.
Antiques, Furniture and Artifacts
Take a close look at the furniture and decorative items displayed in the mansion. Learn the specific history, style, and colorful anecdotes of the period of the War Between the States. The lovely fine china, porcelain and silver will make you experience the charm and splendor of yesteryear’s Southern style.
The Kitchen of the 1830s
Learn about primitive cooking and the implements that make it possible. You’ll grow in your understanding of why Southern cooks and their recipes continue to be held in such high esteem.