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Chestnut Square Historic Village

Address: 315 S. Chestnut Street, McKinney, TX 75069
Phone Number: (972) 562-8790
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Ranked #2 of 23 Activities in McKinney
Type: Historic Sites, Sightseeing Tours, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic Sites, Sightseeing Tours, Sights & Landmarks

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I found the experience helpful. I am from Brazil and get to know a part of American History, specially in this region, was very interesting.

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

A charming view of Texas 100 years ago. Worth the stop but, in our view, not worth a detour. Other than tour days, just a walk-by of wonderful old buildings

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Celina, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Took the family today for the Smithsonian Free museum day. It was a little hard to find parking as there was a car show going on next to the square. Once we made our way in I was pleasantly surprised to find a Saturday Farmers market scattered all throughout the place. We visited several of the historic buildings and learned... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Home grown vegetables and homemade jellies and other goodies. Great entertainment as well. Fun for kids too!

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

A fun way to spend a Saturday morn. Lots of great booths and exhibitors - honey, beef jerky, cheese, flavored nuts, smoothies, juicy peaches and fruit, There was an ice cream event the weekend we were there - yum! Historic home was an interesting tour.

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McKinney, Texas
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123 reviews 123 reviews
16 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

While everything is higher priced than in local food stores, a lot of very unique options that would be hard to find elsewhere. Interesting way to spend a hour or more.

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North Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Don't miss it. Excellent opportunity to see the village and partake in some fabulous local foods, along with vegetables and fruits from local farmers.

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Paphos District, Cyprus
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22 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We wandered into Chestnut Square near the end of our month's trip to Texas with the sole intention of taking a few photos of the old houses. However, we bumped into a lady who asked us if we were there for the tour. Why not we thought. The cost was $12 for the pair of us - we got one... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The Farmer's Market on Saturday mornings is quite fun! Keith Rosa and his wife make phenominal Goat Cheese spreads ~ A MUST TRY!

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Dallas, Texas
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6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Chestnut village is one of my favorite places in McKinney. It is not as big as some other historic villages, however that doesn't make it any less charming. We have been there many times for different reasons - take out of town guests, professional photosessions etc... and have always had a fantastic time discovering new nooks and cranies. The farmers... More 

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