943 US HWY 80 W
Demopolis, AL 36732
Phone: (334) 289-9595
Fax: (334) 289-9570
Gaineswood is located in Demopolis. It is a pre-American Civil War plantation house that was under construction for almost two decades. Designed by General Nathan Bryan Whitfield, it is an iconic example of the Greek Revival style of architecture in the state. It got added to the National Register of Historic Places on January 5, 1972.
A historic residence in Alabama, it was originally built in the year 1832 in Federal style architecture, with additions made in the Greek Revival style. It is a two-story house with a front portico. It got listed in the National Register of Historic Places in the year 1970 and in the Historic American Buildings Survey in the year 1936. It is called so owing to the fact that it rests atop a mountain with a view to the White Bluff River. Originally serving as a private residence, it is currently owned by the Marengo County Historical Society serving as a historic museum.
A small state park located near Gallion, Alabama, the Chickasaw State Park makes for a good getaway. This roadside park is for the entire family, with several camping amenities, wooded picnic areas with barbecue grilling pavilions and a wading pool for your little ones. It's like a home away from away from home, guaranteeing that one will go back with some fond memories.