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Address: 120 Chatham Lane, Fredericksburg, VA 22405
Phone Number: +1 540-371-0802
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Great history and views

Park ranger was thrilled to be talking to people from UK and was very helpful explaining the history of the house.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Winchester
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Park ranger was thrilled to be talking to people from UK and was very helpful explaining the history of the house.

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Gallipolis, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

A good place to stroll around the grounds and visit the house. You can view an interesting video that tell s the story Chatham. Not much to reall see in the house itself. Outside is beautiful landscaping, graves of unidentified Union soldiers, 2 huge pieces of artillary, a representation of a pontoon bridge, and a wonderful view of Fredericksburg. The... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We took a short trip from Fredericksburg Battlefield over to Chatham Manor. It was an a quick drive and was a beautiful house. When you pull in the parking lot, you can't see the house, but follow the little path. We did not take the tour, but we watched the video. The lady who played the video shut us in... More 

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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Well worth the small ride; the view of Fredericksburg is fantastic. This free attraction has a lot to offer and the grounds are immaculate. A visit to this town would be incomplete without stopping at the Manor.

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 465 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We decided to end our day in Fredericksburg with a trip to Chatham Manor. The garden in front of the current approach to the house is delightful and very well kept. Inside there is a small museum and the short film is well worth watching. The volunteers are helpful and friendly. Outside there is a superb view of Fredericksburg and... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Nice stop for a historic walk through. Beautiful garden and very photogenic location. Take the time to read the signs!

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We came here for family photos and the grounds were gorgeous. The views of Old Town Fredericksburg and the river are breath-taking.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Chatham Manor is where we start, and sometimes end, any tour of Fredericksburg. Built in the 18th c, the building now houses the headquarters of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Battlefield Parks and features both video and static demonstrations from the Civil War era. The gardens are fully developed for the 1920's era ownership and gorgeous in all seasons. But... More 

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North Vernon, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Quiet beauty and serenity. A quick review. Last visit in 1980. Still delightful. Beautiful overview of the river and the City of Fredericksburg.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I've visited twice, both were short visits, with the information shared on the first visit being much more in-depth, yet this most recent visit, we got to see more of the grounds and view. On my first visit, we had to use the accessible entrance which allowed us to enter via the pantry, which is typically not available to guests... More 

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