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Wilson Castle

West Proctor Rd., Proctor, VT
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Ranked #2 of 2 attractions in Proctor
Type: Castles
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Buffalo, New York, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I love to see how they lived back then and it just amazes me how they preserve the things they do and try to keep it as it was when they were there...the quality of the furnishing were so differant then they are now! A must see...

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Gresham, Oregon
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We visited on July 10, 2014 just a day or two after a severe storm had passed through the area. The bumpiness of the entry to the parking area foreshadowed what was soon to follow. Although it was a beautiful day no one was visiting and, in fact, we were later told that possibly only one person had visited the... More

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Northford, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

For some reason, even though I have been to several other castles in other states, this one was the spookiest! We also drove by this attraction, as the sign is very small & the GPS is spooked too... so it keeps going ~ha ha! We just visited here in June 2014 & the parking lot was EMPTY at noon, so... More

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Edinburg, Virginia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We were so angry thinking our GPS was wrong but lo and behold we drove by Wilson's Castle three times before we saw it. When we realized we at the spot we felt cheated. First this does not really look much like a castle and secondly, it was being renovated and looked abandoned. It might be a good place for... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

I have lived in Vermont for my whole life about 9 miles away from Wilson's castle. People couldn't believe that I had never visited there! So when my boyfriend and I heard that they were inviting people to come and join a ghost hunt with the Vermont ghost hunters we were very excited. When we got there it was kind... More

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Dallas, Texas
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127 reviews 127 reviews
48 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

The mold was intense for those with allergies, but the old house and grounds were worth it (I think).

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This was not worth the time we spent there. The tour guide was supposed to give us a tour but he never did offer to show us through the place.

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Au Sable Forks, New York, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

After a memorable murder mystery event in August 2012 we could not wait to make the 2 1/2 hour trip from New York to attend another fabulous time at the castle. WRONG!!!! After numerous phone calls over a 3 week period we were finally able to purchase tickets for what was billed as the last Murder Mystery of the season... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

A hands on castle that is dog friendly! The castle is undergoing some cosmetic renovations outside but it is completely worth the admission to tour. The owner still lives there and allows you to walk through almost all the rooms and even let us play one of the organs. They also are dog friendly and allow well behaved, leashed dogs... More

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Milton, Delaware
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40 reviews 40 reviews
37 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We were in Proctor to visit The Vermont Marble Museum and decided to push on to Wilson Castle even though it was late in the day. We arrived about 4:45 PM (closing is 5:00 PM). The receptionist—I can’t call her tour guide because there was no tour--encouraged us to walk throughout the house and grounds and take all the time... More

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