In the 1830’s, Barrington King and his father , Roswell King, co-founded the town of Roswell. Barrington also built a magnificent home for his family on Roswell’s highest point, overlooking the entire town. This home has been recognized as one of the best examples of Greek Revival architecture in the US.
The city of Roswell purchased the home in 2005 to be developed as their third unique historic museum. Barrington Hall has been restored with many of the family’s original possessions. The surrounding seven acres and the grounds look much like they did 160 years ago.
It is open for tours. In fact, you can purchase a specially priced ticket to see all three museums (Barrington, Bulloch Halls , and Smith Plantation).