This quaint Shoppe is lovingly named after Mittie Bulloch, daughter of one of the original Roswell Founders, James Bulloch. Mittie was mother to the 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt.

The Museum Shop at Bulloch Hall is transitioning to a charming gift shop. We continue to carry historical maps, books, post cards, and artwork souvenirs about Bulloch Hall and Roswell but we now have an assortment of unique merchandise you will treasure or love to give as a gift. All of our products are reasonably priced. Our boutique store has an array of handcrafted goods by local artisans ranging from silk scarves and pottery to birdhouses and wooden maps. We carry gorgeous jewelry by local artist Christina Doelling. You will love Shana Bowes’ local vintage maps that include her hand painted birds on the glass. Find stunning bath petal soap by A’ Marie’s, in addition to an assortment of beautiful products by Michele Design Works and Mud Pie, all specifically selected for Mittie’s Gift Shoppe. We haven’t forgotten the kids…adorable felted animal pencil covers, kid-friendly historical coloring books, and, of course, we wouldn’t leave out special little teddy bears. After all, the teddy bear was named after our 26thPresident, Theodore Roosevelt and Bulloch Hall is the home of his mother, Mittie.

Mittie’s Gift Shoppe is open Tuesday- Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please stop by to see all of the fabulous new products. Follow us on Facebook at Friends of Bulloch and visit our website at www.friendsofbulloch.org.


Literature Available in the Shop

Mittie and Thee, An 1853 Romance (Book 1)

​North met South—an enduring love affair began—the birth of a President resulted. This 1853 story, told through one year of courtship letters between New York City’s Theodore Roosevelt (Senior) and Miss Mittie Bulloch of Georgia, echoes through time. Her heritage is one of patriotism, education, and Southern social standing. He is the fifth son of a wealthy New York City businessman of Dutch heritage. Their 1853 courtship conducted though letters gives the reader an intimate peek into their personal love story.

Connie Huddleston and Gwendolyn Koehler have compiled the love letters of Mitte Bulloch and Theodore Roosevelt – Transcribed and presented just as written. The authors of the book allow the letters to stand on their own, with only necessary background regarding people, places, and the social mores of 1853 mentioned in the letters. This fascinating book allows an interesting peek into the courtship of the two young lovers. This is the ultimate love story to be shared.

Between the Wedding and the War (Book 2)

The sequel to Mittie & Thee, An 1853 Romance was released on October 5th. Between the Wedding and the War continues the story of two families, the New York Roosevelts and our own Roswell Bullochs with letters from 1854-1860. Written by Gwendolyn Koehler and Connie Huddleston, the book features letters transcribed and presented just as they were written. The book is available in the Bulloch Hall Museum Shop and on Amazon.

Divided Only by Distance & Allegiance: The Bulloch/Roosevelt Letters 1861-1864 (Book 3)

The year 1861 found the Bulloch and Roosevelt families divided by allegiance. Now living in the North, the Bulloch women supported their Southern roots, while their northern husbands stayed true to the Union. The War created additional hardships, limiting the family’s correspondence, travel, and finances. With two sons fighting for the South and one dying back home in Georgia, the family letters tell of the ladies’ struggles to aid and comfort those they loved, all amidst a background of the Civil War.