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The Raney House Museum

128 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL
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Type: Museums
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- Aug 18, 2014
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Panama City, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We just spent the weekend visiting Apalachicola and included the historical homes in our activities. We missed The Raney House on Saturday but decided to stay long enough to see it on Sunday. So happy we didn't miss it. We aren't much for guided tours since we usually read on our interests prior to our trips but we would have... More

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Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Super little tour of the Raney House. Guide was an expert of what went on in the house and the history of the residence

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed learning about the history of the Raney House and Apalachicola. The docent, "Ms. Sara" knew her subject matter very well and painted the picture that allowed us to visualize "life" as it occurred for the families and home - almost as though we were there! I loved the personal touches throughout the home, especially the letters and photographs.... More

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We were greeted by a sweet little lady named Sara who took her time to explain the history of the family and the house. Sara was very knowledgeable and provided us with insight to the home and the families that had lived there. A must see while in Apalachicola.

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Oakman, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Visited with my husband and sister. The docent (Sara) seemed to genuinely love her subject and made history come alive for us. She was amazingly detailed and never boring. It was great to see the old furnishings, photos and clothes from days gone by and "wonder if". A very pleasant hour without a minute wasted!

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Interesting visit to a classic home. The docent was excellent and very knowledgable. Learned a lot of local history and left with a much better understanding of the area.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stumbled upon this as it was raining and we saw it was free so walked inside. The lady working there was so informative and nice. Showed us the whole house and allowed us to walk around alone as well. Definitely a good way to spend 45 minutes. Would definitely encourage others to go!

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

As soon as we walked in we were greeted by a nice lady who was friendly and informative. I loved talking to her about the history of the house and the area. She seemed genuinely glad to show us the house.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Definitely one of the highlights of visiting the area. Beautiful home with lots of history. Tour guide (Sara) was very knowledgeable and sweet woman. If you're in the area and haven't been, the Rainey House is well worth stopping by.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The Raney House was beautiful! My husband and I love visiting historical houses and this was by far one of our favorite places to see. Our guide, Sara, told us so many wonderful stories and facts about the house and the Raney family. I highly recommend stopping here if you are ever in Apalachicola!

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