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Abram's Delight

Address: 1340 S. Pleasant Valley Rd, Winchester, VA 22601
Phone Number: 540-662-6519
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Ranked #7 of 15 Attractions in Winchester
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Winchester, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

This is nestled right next to part of Shenandoah University in a lovely park setting. A docent gives the tour which is just the right length with just enough information.

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Winchester, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I like the Abram's cottage. It was quaint, informative, and just nice. My friend and I had a great time moving from one room to the other.

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Winchester, Virginia
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56 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

There's not much here to see. It's a little historical attraction in the middle of the city. The grounds are nice and it's close to the park. The local schools take kids here for field trips to learn area history.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I am sorry I did not get the young lady's name that gave us our tour but I can tell you she is very passionate about her history and is very knowledgeable. I was a nice experience to see the younger generation so passionate about Abram's Delight and the primitive ways of the times! She is truly a great asset... More 

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United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Another home in the package with Jackson's Headquarters and Washingtin's office. All 3 for $10. Interesting tour of a rather large and expensive home for its time. Interesting visit, worth the time if you have it. Many of the furnishings are not original as they were sold off.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I didn't even know about this place until we pulled into the visitor center parking lot. I had no intention of checking it out, but they have a block ticket deal- Abram's Delight, Washington's Office & Stonewall Jackson's headquarters. Abram's Delight was our first stop- and the best! The docent was great- so many interesting things in the house &... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Abram's Delight, the oldest house in Winchester with lovely furniture and artifacts. The docents are good and make the information so interesting. In addition to the house and a log cabin, there are wonderful old quilts from Winchester on display at the mill, which is also the ticket office.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

A lovely insite into how Winchster was colonised and settled in the early days. the log cabin next door was an welcome addition.

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Jeannette, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews 47 reviews
33 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Stopped at the Winchester Visitor Center next door and they suggested touring this site along with two other's as a package deal. This is the oldest house in Winchester and it's amazing how well it has withstood 200+ years.

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San Antonio, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My tour guide gave me a very detailed tour, explaining everything about the house, the history of the house, families, and area, and every item in the house! It's quite fascinating if you like history. Do make the time to go visit the wooden cabin out back. I loved discovering a real latch key.

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