History & Tours

A mill town with roots that run deep. Roswell tells a story that hits layers of southern history.

Southern Trilogy – Historic House Museum Tours

Plan your visit of Roswell's Southern Trilogy Homes. Get an in-depth look at how several families influenced the founding of Roswell and put this small mill town on the map as a major economic driver for the state of Georgia.

Historic District Sites

Roswell is chock-full of history and had a direct influence on the Civil War - from the manufacturing of cotton to even well-known politics.

Walking Tours

Visiting one of the most popular historic districts in the state of Georgia means you'll probably need a little guidance with where to go and what to see. Let us help you get around with our thoughtfully-crafted walking tours.

Civil War Interest

History buffs, look no further. An immense amount of history lives here, and we'd like to share our Civil War story with you.

African American History

Roswell's African American community has played a critical role in who Roswell was and what we've become. We'd like to share that story with you.

Local Stories

Teddy Roosevelt to Jimmy Carter: Roswell’s Presidential Ties

Roswell is the perfect place to visit for those in search of history, and this holds especially true for presidential scholars. learn more

Roswell Fire Department

February 20, 1937, the first Roswell Fire Department was organized with C. W. Hughs as fire chief and 27 other members, all volunteers. learn more