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Address: 218 Washington St, Cumberland, MD
Phone Number: 301/777-8678
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A visit to a historical home

I was lucky enough to be the only person on the tour at 10 AM. The guide and I had the place to ourselves, and my tour lasted more than an hour because we lost track of time. He... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 20, 2015
Barbara T
Warren, Ohio
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Youngstown, Ohio
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74 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

we had a "high tea" at the mansion, then a tour of two of the floors. They have quite a large amount of period pieces, very few that actually belonged to the Gordons or Roberts. It was all displayed very well.

Thank souperbev
Warren, Ohio
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

I was lucky enough to be the only person on the tour at 10 AM. The guide and I had the place to ourselves, and my tour lasted more than an hour because we lost track of time. He knew so much about the house and its families and furnishings. The house has a few architectural mysteries attached to it,... More 

1 Thank Barbara T
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184 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Give it under an hour, but if you like historical houses, this has a nice collection of typical period stuff.

1 Thank dalrutz
Elkins, West Virginia
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65 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The Gordon-Roberts House was open as part of Cumberland's Heritage Weekend which is why I came to visit the city. I arrived on Friday afternoon and was hoping for a tour in a small group since its sign stated that it was open for tours on the hour, but the house appeared to be closed. On Saturday of Heritage Weekend,... More 

1 Thank Richard E
Columbus, Ohio
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186 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My husband and I stopped by and were too late for the tours and it was almost closing time but she invited us in and gave us a tour anyways ! Love the history and furnishings

1 Thank marygrace58
Cocoa, Florida
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135 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Stop in and say high to Evan the host. He loves local history and the old house. Usually open on the hour Wed to Sunday. Check ahead.

Thank jay34144
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Very interesting upstairs/downstairs tour of a historic house. The collections and re-creations of late-19th/early-20th century life were well done. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and personal. Be sure to check out the hair art.

2 Thank FamilyZMM
LaVale, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

If you're looking for a trip through historic Cumberland, this should be one of your stops. This house has been around for a long time, sponsors events to share history such as teas and student activities, and the tour guides know everything. I did an article on this house and the new owner was the one to give the tour,... More 

3 Thank xcirce
Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Got personal tours and were able to walk "behind the ropes." Astounding collection of (upper middle class) household utensils, artwork, amenities, and elegance from the late 19th/early 20th centuries. Guides were awesome!

5 Thank Elianna A
Cumberland, Maryland
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138 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

The one room school house is great, they do school days for groups of children. The house is wonderful and they have activities througthout the year for children.

3 Thank RobErickKel

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