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Zebulon Latimer House

126 S. 3rd St., Downtown, Wilmington, NC
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Ranked #18 of 40 Attractions in Wilmington
Type: Historic Sites
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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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156 reviews 156 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is one of 3 historic home tours open in Wilmington. It was my favorite of the three. Each house had a good history and the Docent was able to give good history of the families who lived there, and also history of the times. The people putting the Latimer home together took time to put the home back together... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Part of 3 ticket tour we bought. Loved the house. Tour Guide very informative. Loved seeing the pictures and clothes in the house from the era. Would recommend to everyone .

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Jacksonville, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is the home of the Historical Society of the Lower Cape Fear. Walking in the front door and down the hall on the left wall are 2 portraits, Susannah Mabson and Thomas Hill. They are my 6th great grandparents. Lots of genealogy and historical books. I also found some of my cousins research. The lady who helped me was... More

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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72 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Since the 2 other houses included in the $24 passport ticket are closed on Monday, we decided to visit the Latimer House on a Monday when the upper 2 floors were not accessible due to a malfunction in the house's air conditioning system. We still, however, had a very interesting and informative tour of the lower 2 levels which made... More

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Burlington, Canada
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17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

This is the third historic home we visited on a pass for three homes. Again, the guide was most knowledgeable. If you like architecture and history, would recommend the pass as all three homes are distinctly different and interesting.

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Butler, Tennessee
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We enjoyed this very much. Didn't have time for the 3 house package tour. So we picked this one because it was recommended as having the most original furniture. Every room had beautiful furniture and there were dresses to see in one of the bedrooms. Guide was a little rusty from the slow winter months, but he got the important... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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13 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

So much of the original house was still there.... untouched... small details not usually found in such historical homes. Worth the time to visit for sure

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

We had an excellent tour conducted by a most knowledgeable docent. We thought there wasn't going to be much of interest in the home but we were so wrong! I would recommend a tour of this house to anyone interested in history!

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Arlington, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

no one came to the door at the 1pm and 3pm times when tours were scheduled to begin. Lights were on and sign was posted, but could see no-one inside through windows and mail slot. Recommend calling in advance before showing up. This was Friday Feb 22.

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Skillman, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Wonderful guide , fascinating house. Loved the story about the lack of crown moulding( money diverted to purchase slave family who would other wise have been separate at auction) Beautiful collection of items relate to daily life - calling cards , jewellery , etc

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