Bulloch Hall

Bulloch Hall is a Greek Revival mansion in Roswell, Georgia built in 1839. It is one of several historically significant buildings in the city and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This is where Martha Bulloch Roosevelt, mother of Theodore Roosevelt, 26th US President, lived as a child. It is also where she married Theodore Roosevelt's father, Theodore Roosevelt, Sr.

The Hall was built by Martha's father, Major James Stephens Bulloch. He was a prominent planter from the coast who was invited to the new settlement by his friend Roswell King. After the death of his first wife Hester Amarintha Elliott, Bulloch married the widow of his first wife's father, Martha (Stewart) Elliott and had four more children Irvine Bulloch, Anna Bulloch, Martha Bulloch, and Charles Bulloch, who died young. In 1839 Bulloch and his family moved to the completed house.

Soon Bulloch also owned land for cotton production and held enslaved African-Americans to work his fields. According to the 1850 Slave Schedules, Martha Stewart Elliott Bulloch, by then widowed a second time, owned 31 enslaved African-Americans. They mostly labored on cotton and crop production, but some would also have worked in Bulloch Hall on cooking and domestic tasks to support the family.

Read more about Bulloch HallBirth and Marriage of Martha Bulloch, President Roosevelt's Visit in 1905, Visitor Information

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Bulloch Hall - Visitor Information
... Bulloch Hall is located at 180 Bulloch Avenue Roswell, GA 30075 This historic home is owned by the City of Roswell Georgia's Historic and Cultural Affairs Division and managed by Friends ... Bulloch Hall is open for tours seven days a week ... Sun - 1-3pm For more information and tours call the Hall at 770-992-1731 in the US ...
Martha Bulloch Roosevelt - Childhood
... on July 8, 1835, to Major James Stephens Bulloch and Martha (Stewart) Elliott Bulloch the family had traveled north with Mittie's older brother, James Dunwoody Bulloch, who was studying ... When Mittie was four, Major Bulloch moved the family to Cobb County, Georgia and the new village that would become Roswell, Georgia ... It lies just north of the Chattahoochee River and the city of Atlanta, Georgia, and Major Bulloch had gone there to become a partner in a new cotton mill ...

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