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“Was impressed with the tour” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Fort Hunter Mansion and Park

Fort Hunter Mansion and Park
5300 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA
(717) 599-5751
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Ranked #3 of 19 Attractions in Harrisburg
Type: Parks, Outdoors
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Owner description: Built on a bluff overlooking the Susquehanna River, Fort Hunter Mansion and Park has served as a war fort, a hub for frontier commerce, and an exclusive private estate. Now preserved and open to the public, Fort Hunter Mansion and Park invites you to explore Pennsylvania's rich history. Guided tours of Fort Hunter Mansion are available every day but Mondays, May through December. Admission is charged.Fort Hunter Park is open free to the public, daily from 8 am - dusk.
Georgetown, PA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Was impressed with the tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

The tour of the mansion was very good. On most tours of these older building and properties you don't have the opportunity to actually walk through the rooms. This was not the case here. You were able to enter all the rooms and walk around them. No leaning over a plexiglass barrier or over a rope to look in. The tour guide was excellent and certainly knew her history of the building and the people that lived there. It is surrounded by a beautiful park on the banks of the Susquehanna river. A picturesque location. Plenty of places for kids to run around. Located just outside of Harrisburg, PA it is an oasis in a big city.

Visited August 2012
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central pa
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“Fun for the family”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

Fort Hunter is a beautiful place with lots of exercise inducing play for the wee ones! There's nearly always something special each weekend. One favorite is the Annual Maple Festival featuring all about maple syrup from tree tapping, to boiling it down with taste testing of maple treats! This festival happens every March. Other events are lawn concerts, craft shows, wine events and myriad fesivities year round.

Visited June 2012
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