A group of house guests were invited to a house party at the Amelia’s mansion in Amelia, Ga., on Friday.
The event was reportedly to celebrate the return of the house’s original inhabitants.
A source close to the matter told CBC News the guests arrived at the mansion around 4:30 p.m. local time and were met by the house owner and others, including Amelia’s grandson, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
“They just said, ‘Come on, come on, let’s go,’ ” Amelia’s granddaughter, Liza Kallen, told the newspaper.
The guests were greeted by the old house owners, who were there to welcome them back to the house.
They were welcomed by a small crowd of people, including a woman who had just moved into the house, according to the Atlanta news outlet.
A woman and her grandson also were there, but their roles were unclear.
The Amelia’s owner told CBC’s Atlanta affiliate WSB-TV that her granddaughter was not there, and the family was told that the guests were staying in the mansion and that no guests were welcome.
The house has a history of history that is not well-known to the public, said the house owners owner, who asked that her name not be used to protect her family.
“I would have thought it would be very nice if the guests would come and see it and take pictures,” the housekeeper said.
“But they’re not.”
A group called Amelia’s House Party was created in 2017 to celebrate Amelia’s return, and it was reported that guests are expected to gather on the grounds around 4 p.y. to celebrate.
The group posted a video to YouTube on Wednesday that featured people dancing, singing, and waving a sign that read “Come on home!”
The group also tweeted about the event, saying that the party was going to be a big one.
“Welcome back home to Amelia’s Mansion.
We love you,” the group tweeted.