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Horace Williams House

610 E Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-942-7818
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Ranked #17 of 19 Attractions in Chapel Hill
Description: This restored 19th-century home now houses Chapel Hill's Preservation Society.
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

This beautiful house on Franklin St. brilliantly showcases Chapel Hill's historic background by providing a quaint and charming experience for its visitors. The house itself is a town landmark. I visited for just under an hour and I learned so much! Truly a must see for history buffs!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

A big rambling house that seems to have belonged to a well-to-do professor of philosophy. Good venue for weddings.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Home of the Chapel Hill Preservation Society. Used to be home of the annual Cupcake Festival. People would come from all over to experience it. Great venue for weddings and other events. A beautiful setting in a beautiful part of Chapel Hill.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

I walk by the Horace Williams House nearly every day on my way to town. There are frequently wedding receptions on the front lawn and Chapel Hill holds its Fourth of July celebration there. I go every year. It's an interesting place to visit if you happen to be there for a wedding or the July 4th celebration, but hardly... More

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Carolina, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

First of all, may I suggest that you give your heart to God, and have your wedding in the Episcopal Chapel of the Cross not far up the same (Franklin) street. They have a nice social hall, and it's a lot more charming than this place. However, as to Horace Williams: This is a funky old house, made into an... More

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