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Today on the Southern Bride Blog we have a guest post with Annesdale Weddings & Events and they will be sharing why a bride and groom should say their “I Do’s” at a beautiful, unique and historic venue like Annesdale.

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What’s so special about getting married at a historic venue? Well, for one thing there’s the timeless beauty of it all.

The beautifully restored mansion has original marble floors, hand painted ceilings, spiral staircase, crystal chandeliers, Aubusson window treatments, walnut paneling and a bell tower. That’s just the inside. The lawns of the mansion are truly gorgeous. Behind the gates, the private mansion is tucked away on over seven acres of beautifully manicured lawns and gardens.

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Then of course, there’s the convenience. Annesdale Mansion makes everything so easy.

Centrally located in the Annesdale Snowden Historic District, it is less than a mile from Central Gardens and Interstate 240. The mansion and grounds make for an extremely versatile setting for any indoor/outdoor wedding and reception.  Ceremonies can be held in the ballroom or in the private garden. Accommodations for bride to get ready before ceremony. Annesdale Mansion welcomes any vendor bride prefers, provided they are licensed and insured.

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And don’t forget the history! Annesdale Mansion is one of the largest and oldest homes in Memphis, Tennessee.

Dr. Samuel Mansfield built the Annesdale Mansion, an Italianate Villa, in 1850. Considered a historic residence, Annesdale is one of the largest and oldest homes to grace the Memphis area. Colonel Robert C. Brinkley bought the estate as a wedding present for his daughter Annie Overton Brinkley, and her husband, Colonel Robert Bogardus Snowden. He named the estate “Annesdale” in her honor.  The Annesdale Mansion and its gardens were home to the prominent Snowden family for more than 160 years. It even served as a Civil War hospital.

Annesdale is truly a beautiful and unique place to get married.

Venue costs include:  Valet parking, event insurance, security, Annesdale staff and an onsite event coordinator. For more information about booking your wedding with Annesdale visit their website at annesdalemansion.com and be sure to follow them on Facebook by clicking HERE!

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