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Address: 218 Washington St, Cumberland, MD
Phone Number: 301/777-8678
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Wonderful guide !

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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158 reviews 158 reviews
68 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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

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Cocoa, Florida
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137 reviews 137 reviews
51 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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.

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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.

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LaVale, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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 

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Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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!

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Cumberland, Maryland
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137 reviews 137 reviews
42 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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.

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Charles Town, West Virginia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
19 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

A beautifully furnished and decorated home from the late 1800's, early 1900's was an hour well spent and highly recommended for those who enjoy house tours!

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Pittsburgh area
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68 reviews 68 reviews
4 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

This was a nice place to visit and see how the upper middle class lived in the later 1800s. The tour hostess was very knowledgeable and most of the house is shown during the tour (the upper 3rd floor is not included). The servant’s quarters in the basement were particularly interesting to see.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

This is a good tour of a victorian era home. Tea and pastries before the tour is a nice touch. Tours begin on the hour.

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Washington, DC
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2010

This house is huge, owned by an influential rail road baron family in Cumberland, which was the Queen City to Baltimore's King City. It is just huge for such a small town sitting on Washington Street with lots of other mansions. An excellent tour. An undiscovered gem. They start off the tour with hot tea and cookies. You will learn... More 

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