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TARA – A COUNTRY INN March 21st, 2018

This mansion was built in 1854 by Charles Koonce.  Originally a red brick federal-style farmhouse Koonce descendants whitewashed the home and added the Ionic columns and porches to give the home a southern Georgian plantation charm. After years of standing vacant, Tara- A Country Inn was opened in 1986 as a country inn with 27 guest rooms, casual and gourmet restaurants and banquet facilities. The inn is a virtual museum of Civil War artifacts and Gone with the Wind memorabilia.  Guided tours are available with advanced reservations.

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