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Address: 1105 N Buckeye, Abilene, KS
Phone Number: (785)263-1084
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Kansas Treasure

My Granddaughter and I toured the Sealy Mansion today. I toured it 20 years ago with her Mother, my Daughter, and wanted to visit again sharing this treasure in Kansas with my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

My Granddaughter and I toured the Sealy Mansion today. I toured it 20 years ago with her Mother, my Daughter, and wanted to visit again sharing this treasure in Kansas with my Grandaughter. My first tour was with Terry, the owner, who lived with the Sealy Sisters and had many stories he shared. This tour was with Rick, who was... More 

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Atchison, Kansas
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This was a last minute stop and I am so glad I did! Although the tour is kinda lengthy it is very informative. If it is a hot day outside be prepared for it to be hot inside. They did have box fans placed around that helped some... Other than that the tour was great! It is a must see!

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Norman, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This house has been preserved in original fashion. Worth your visit to walk the floors and speak to the curator.

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Abilene, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Mr. Tiejen gave a lengthy and thorough tour. He has owned and lived in this house for decades (many of those years were with the original family) and he knows so much about this history and contents. It is beautiful inside and especially during Christmas. We brought our children along and they enjoyed the tour, too.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Beautiful. Tour guide was likeable...if a little long winded. A highlight of our trip to this simple, little town.

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Forsyth, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Wow...where do I begin? The tour guide, Terry, owns and lives in the house. He is so informative. My brain was on overload with all of the information. My husband and I have toured many homes throughout the USA, but this is the first with the original furnishings and the first time we have ever been allowed to see all... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This mansion in Abilene Kansas is unique due to the pristine shape and its past is still there! The two remaining sisters of the parents who owned the house passed away with the idea of keeping everything in place. It has been preserved and continued by the new owner who lives in one of the bedrooms. There was a fire... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We stopped and did the tour of this mansion. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable about the home and the times. It was also a treat to visit with the actual owner of the home. I would recommend this tour to anyone passing through the area. We truly enjoyed it.

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I have visited many restored mansions throughout the U.S. Many have been restored to reflect the lifestyle of the original owners. What sets the Seelye Mansion apart from the others is that the owner actually lives there, and gives visitors a first person tour of his home. It hasn't been "restored," but it has been well maintained in spotless condition... More 

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Southern CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Our group of five (aged 18 - 84) thoroughly enjoyed our tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and provided an excellent tour full of history and amusing anecdote. Terry, the friendly owner, did not give the tour but came out to greet us when we arrived and later chatted with my father-in-law about the small Kansas town where my father-in-law... More 

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Address: 1105 N Buckeye, Abilene, KS
Phone Number: (785)263-1084
Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Abilene

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