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Abram's Delight

1340 S. Pleasant Valley Rd, Winchester, VA 22601
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Ranked #9 of 19 attractions in Winchester
Type: Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews 59 reviews
24 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Don't miss this tour! While the name is not as compelling as either Washington or Stonewall Jackson Headquarters, the tour is much better! The house is a real treasure of historical artifacts. The Quaker lifestyle and early frontier experience come alive, especially in the basement kitchen where you see original candle making equipment and kitchen items. Our tour guide Helen... More

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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147 reviews 147 reviews
60 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We knew nothing about this site but toured it because we had a 3 site ticket which included it. Small car park, visitor centre hosts a quilt display, which at first we thought was all there was to see. The main venue is the old house which was one of the first in Winchester. the house was called Abrams delight... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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131 reviews 131 reviews
57 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

For those who have no time to visit Williamsburg, this was very nice and worthwhile :) The docent was very knowledgeable.

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114 reviews 114 reviews
29 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I was running short of time when I visited, so I didn't have the full tour experience. Many thanks to the young lady who understood my time crunch and offered to give me the condensed version. She was so nice to take me through the building, highlighting specific points and answering my questions. I marveled at the artifacts in the... More

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Cranford, New Jersey
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

This house is across from the Winchester Visitors Center. There is a small separate building wih a small museum that sells the tickets. You can purchase a multi-ticket for Abram's Delight, Stonewall Jackson's office, and George Wahingon's office. I left the Abram's house for last. Eventhough it was 30 min til closing, they were nice enough to give the full... More

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Dover, Delaware, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We purchased the block pass to 3 attractions...Abrams Delight ,Stonewall Jackson Headquarters and Washingtons office. It was interesting to see the progression through time since there are several periods represented in the 3 sites. I also found the guides to be very knowledgable in more then just the major details. A lot of interesting facts about individual pieces and people.... More

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Chappaqua, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

In one day we visited Stonewall Jackson's HQ, Washington's office and Abram's Delight. The tour was delightful,and we enjoyed listening the story of every object in the house. My youngest usually gets bored but he said that he enjoyed it a lot. Even it caught my 17yr old daughter's attention. I liked it a lot too because it showcased the... More

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Birmingham, UK
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64 reviews 64 reviews
18 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

My first stop on the triumverate (Abram's Delight, Stonewall Jackson's HQ and Washington's office) was the highlight of the three. The visit round the house and the log cabin was very informative.

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Pittsburgh PA
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77 reviews 77 reviews
13 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

We did the multi attraction ticket for Abram's Delight, Stone Wall Jackson's Headquarters and Washington's Office Museum. Abrams Delight is not part of the Old Town like the other two. It is closer a mall, other retail stores and restaurant's. But it was worth going to. The guided tour was very informative and it was very enjoyable if you like... More

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Lake Montezuma, Arizona
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104 reviews 104 reviews
31 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

This beautiful limestone structure with 18" thick exterior walls has been wonderfully restored. Tickets to go in were sold in another nearby building, so we went to get our tickets. For $9.00 (senior rate as opposed to $10) we gained entrance to 3 buildings, the one mentioned above, Washington’s Office, and Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters in Winchester. The docent's narrative of... More

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