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Eldora State House

New Smyrna Beach, FL
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Type: History Museums
Description: This newly restored house features the photos and artifacts from the old town of Eldora.
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Cool, old house! I really loved the wrap around porch! What I really wanted was to hit the beach. You can smell the ocean from there!

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Cassadaga, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The Canaveral Seashore Park is famous for it's beautiful beaches and no crowds around. Careful with the kids though some areas have nude bathing. The Eldora House is safe for the whole family and even Grandmother will love it. Enjoy FloridaPhil

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OKAWVILLE
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Went to the Canaveral National Seashore where this house is. Open limited hours. Ranger there for a meeting, let us in before the house was actually open to the public. Interesting for what it represents, only building of it's kind left. Loved sitting the porch in a rocker.

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Titusville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We visited this wonderful house on the shore of our kayaking adventure from New Smyrna. There are several trails to follow, picnic tables and comfortable chairs on the porch to take a break from the long paddle. we enjoyed a picnic with some friends as well as a tour of the house. A great way to split up the trip.... More

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Perry, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

My family and I very much enjoyed our trip to the Eldora State House! The house and grounds are beautiful! Learning how individuals lived and worked during that period was fascinating! The staff was so friendly and very knowledgeable! Relaxing on the porch of the Eldora House in the rocking chairs, feeling the cool breeze off the water is in... More

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We went to check out the state house and walked down the path to the home only to find that it was closed until Fridays. There was not sign indicating the open hours at the beginning of the trail.

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Northern California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We walked back to the house only to find it closed despite the hours posted on the door. In fact we waited 1/2 hour for someone to show up. We did manage to enjoy the rocking chairs overlooking the lagoon. Maybe next time.

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Huntington Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Take bug repellent. The path from the parking lot to this tenderly restored house has a bench about half way. The mosquitoes put it there. It's a trap for tourists. Once you get there the nick knacks and old photos are almost better than the home. The house has a water view and a porch with a dock and landing.... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We walked the short distance from the parking lot to the Eldora State House to find a very knowledgable attendant who told us all about the State House and the history of the area. We highly recommend this "off the beaten path" attraction.

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mims florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

a small museum on the canaveral national seashore new Smyrna end section, which describes life in 19th/20th century in this area not always open

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