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Seelye Mansion

PO Box 337, Abilene, KS
(785)263-1084
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Abilene
Type: Historic Sites
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Terry terry terry... What can i say, he is very long winded and had story for everything in this massive house. I understand that he wants people to get their money s worth but come on man 3 hours! Would be interesting if it was a third of that time.

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Stock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Lkie a time capsule, looking at a way of life that most could only dream off. Also got to meet the current owner, terry. Lovely chap

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This Grande old Girl is a very Luxurious home of 1905. Many ideas and items coming from the worlds fair. I enjoyed meeting the host/owner Terry. Lovely gentleman and an extraordinary gift he is sharing with the community and State of Kansas. Very informative and friendly staff. There were some changes in the home that kind of haunted me. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I visited this place recently with family and on first impressions I thought my socks were going to be bored off of my perspiring feet. A nice old lady who looked like the female version of Cornel Saunders showed us in and fair play for being 90+ years of age and still climbing and wailing up two flights of stairs... More

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Provo, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Seelye Mansion is a spectacular 18th century building, lovingly maintained and full of treasures. Tours are small and led by friendly staff. It is on the national historical register and supported by donations.

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Perry, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I was privileged to be at an evening reception and group at the Mansion for dinner and reception. Our Host-Owners were awesome and generous with tours throughout the estate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We always love to visit historical houses in the areas that we travel to. This was a great surprise find. We were in town to visit the Eisenhower Library and found this historical home. The tour guide Michael was wonderful. All the furnishings are original to the homeowner. Very interesting story regarding the home owners. So glad we toured this... More

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

You would not believe this wonderful home. The preservation is remarkable and story behind the home is one that visitors of any age will enjoy. Please make sure to see it when you are in the area or just make a special trip to Abilene.

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Arrow Rock, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Oh what a home!! Very impressive. Thank goodness for Mr. Terry! Highly highly highly recommend this tour! So much history. Everything is original - they will let you try put almost everything. You really get a sense of the family history. Our tour guide did an excellent job too!

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Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

My family recently visited Abilene, KS with the destination being the Dwight D. Eisenhower Museum. We visited in the morning and on a whim after reading the reviews about the Seelye Manson on tripadvisor we thought "why not" stop by and do the tour. What a great decision. Our tour lasted approximately 3 hours. Our tour guide was the current... More

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