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Address: 747 Sandusky Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24502
Phone Number: (434) 832-0162
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Interesting to find out that this was a skirmish instead of a battle and to read about the brave soldiers and Generals.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Roanoke, Virginia
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Roanoke, Virginia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Interesting to find out that this was a skirmish instead of a battle and to read about the brave soldiers and Generals.

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Belmont, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

A fantastic house with great young interpreters. They show you a lot, and it's not the typical canned spiel. Good video intro and very nice gift shop. House used in 1864 battle of Lynchburg as HQ by Union general David Hunter, said to be the ugliest Yank general, and he had a lot of competition. Helps if you have GPS... More 

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Hilton Head
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The short review: The museum has interesting displays, a short film worth watching. The home is a work in progress which, I think, makes it even more interesting. This is a quick, easy place to stop. The long review: There are bigger, more well-known historic sites in the area, but Sandusky Historic Site is worthwhile and easy to fit into... More 

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north carolina
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

While the one-time headquarters of General David "Black Dave" Hunter is undergoing restoration, this historic site is worth a visit. As with all good restorations, this one is being done with great care and thought. One impressive fact is that the furnishings are largely specific to the house. One can see an original painting that was slashed by a Union... More 

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New Paltz, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Be sure to watch the video before the tour - very informative and well done. Our tour guide was very friendly and knowledgable. A beautiful home with lots of architectural features.

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Culpeper VA
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Currently (July 2013) Sandusky is undergoing extensive renovation and closed - but a very pleasant docent made an exception for me and took me on a tour. She provided an incredible amount of information about the history of the place, the presidents who have stayed there and efforts to preserve it.

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Lexington, Virginia
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

this is a great place to go for some interesting VA and Lynchburg history. The site also has a small area that is very attractive to rent for smaller events

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Richmond, Virginia
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

While we didn't have time to visit the whole site, the stories we heard and the welcome center were great! the boxwoods are amazing to be so old.

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Forest, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

Touring the Sandusky home made the Civil War more relevant to me. The guide was excellent and the information, the buildings, and the furnishings.combined to make the tour most interesting.

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Hampton, Virginia
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

They Sandusky society is slowly renovating this location and it looked like a nice place to visit, but noone was home on Sunday afternoon during posted open hours.

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