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“Southern History” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Stonewall Jackson House

Stonewall Jackson House
8 East Washington St., Lexington, VA 24450
540-463-2552
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Ranked #8 of 13 attractions in Lexington
Type: Historic Sites
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montreat
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79 reviews 79 reviews
17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Southern History”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We had picked up a free pass at the Visitors Center right down the street or we may not have paid the fee to get in. However, we found the tour to be very informative so I am glad we went

Visited September 2013
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Charlottesville, VA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Excellent Tour!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This was our guide's maiden voyage and he did a wonderful job! I enjoy history but have never been particularly drawn to the Civil War. I learned so much about Jackson and his family and have a greater respect for the man. The guide took time to answer all of our questions. Unfortunately, it was raining so we did not get to explore what looked like a beautiful garden in the back.

Visited July 2013
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Almond, North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Stonewall's home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Very interesting. Learned a lot about the man prior to the civil war. Very interesting character, and very nice home in Lexington. Really enjoyed the tour and the tour guide was very informative.
It was possible to learn about the man by observing how he lived, what was important to him, how he prepared for his teaching lesson each evening, etc. As a civil war buff I have some knowledge of Stonewall's war achievements, but no knowledge of his pre-war life.

Visited September 2013
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Canton, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Very Interesting and Personable Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This one is well worth the few dollars for admission. It's great education for those of use who have forgot what we learned in grade school. Easy walking access to VMI and other places of interest.

Visited September 2013
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NYC
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81 attraction reviews
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
“Interesting Tour of the House”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The House doesn't look like much from the outside, but the tour was very interesting. Guide was very informative and knew lots of stories. Small but good gift shop.

Visited August 2013
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