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Address: 1340 S. Pleasant Valley Rd, Winchester, VA 22601
Phone Number: 540-662-6519
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Was a nice review of the 1st house built in Winchester. Guides were both knowledgeable of the architecture and furnishings of the house. They knew many things about the original... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 20, 2015
Amherst, Virginia
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Amherst, Virginia
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174 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Was a nice review of the 1st house built in Winchester. Guides were both knowledgeable of the architecture and furnishings of the house. They knew many things about the original family history, and the total history of the house.

Thank btaes1
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65 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

What an interesting house. Many authentic pieces in house because of an inventory when pieces were sold at auction. Well maintained and docent very well informed. It was wonderful the house was able to say in the family for so many generations and so many children had lived in the house. Beautiful back garden with English garden. Large buckeye tree... More 

1 Thank 48mel
Winchester, Virginia
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29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I loved this visit, especially since my family roots are connected to the Hollingsworths who built the home and mill. The docents are full of interesting stories -- be sure to ask about the daughter who may have been a Civil War spy.

1 Thank Diane S
Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This was a delightful place to visit. The tour guide was informative and friendly. The house is well preserved with many neat articles on display. The most interesting by far is the family tree made with hair. The cabin that was brought to the grounds was also one of our favorites. The beauty of the surrounding grounds added to the... More 

1 Thank pattib201
Lutherville Timonium, Maryland
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

After our tour of Patsy Cline's house, we decided to tour Abram's Delight. Our tour guide, Mitsy, welcomed us to the home and was extremely imformative. The home has been very well kept and some of the furnishings are originals. It's amazing how people lived before us; even though they were considered wealthy.

1 Thank Nancy M
Port Orchard, Washington
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This was a very pleasant tour. The tour guide filled us in on some of the origins of some of the common expressions we use these days. The house itself is well preserved and interesting look into what it was like living in a bygone era.

1 Thank RobertLynn
Winchester, Virginia
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56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

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.

2 Thank mamcsj
Winchester, Virginia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

1 Thank Carmelita_13
Winchester, Virginia
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200 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 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.

Thank Peg C
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38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 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 

1 Thank Alabama D

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