Upcoming Events:

Mourning Tours

August 20, 2018 – September 1, 2018, Mondays through Saturdays.

Tours conducted from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, with the last tour beginning at 3:00 pm.

We invite you to visit Stately Oaks during this time for a unique tour guided by our costumed docents as they describe the customs of mourning during the Victorian era. The house will also be adorned with Victorian mourning appropriate furnishings. Come learn how to “mourn well.”


Yearly Events:


Valentine Exhibit: A large selection of vintage and antique cards can be found in our exhibit room during the month of February. Highlights of this exhibit include a collection of tussie mussie holders, Valentine calling cards, and vinegar Valentines which contain insulting poems and funny caricatures.



Mourning Tours: During the entire month of August you can visit with our costumed docents for a unique tour of all the ways to “mourn well." You will view many items associated with Victorian mourning and learn about funeral history and practices of the time. Tours conducted from 10am to 4pm. Last tour at 3:00.




The house is decorated for a Victorian Christmas celebration. Enjoy the festive atmosphere as the house is festooned with greenery. The stockings will be hung and the tree adorned in its 1860’s splendor.


Vintage Valentine Display

Throughout February come see our Vintage Valentine Display, which is included with the house tour.

This display will bring varied emotions – laughter, tears, curiosity and memories. Don’t miss this!


African American Heritage Day


This event is open to all. Come learn about the heritage of the African Americans in Jonesboro, GA. You’ll be surprised at what you will learn!

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