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The Raney House Museum

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Address: 128 Market St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1730
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Wonderful piece of antebellum architecture

This is a beautifully preserved antebellum home that has been furnished to recreate its original appearance. Civil War buffs will love the fact that one of the original residents... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautifully preserved antebellum home that has been furnished to recreate its original appearance. Civil War buffs will love the fact that one of the original residents served on the CSS Tennessee during the Battle of Mobile Bay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

The Raney House was built by my gr-gr-gr-grandfather, David Greenway Raney, who came to Florida from Virginia and became a cotton broker. I recently visited and was pleased to see that the interior has been well-maintained and has been carefully curated, with period furniture and rugs similar to the originals. The docents are well-trained, replete with knowledge of both the... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Visiting historical sites is always high on my place and the Raney House did not disappoint. The docent was warm and friendly, the home is lovely. Definitely include this on your trip to Apalachicola.

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Nashville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

While exploring the town we dropped in. Nice, friendly and knowledgeable guide and an interesting history of this home.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Had an interesting visit to this old house owned by the City Of Apalachicola, and run by the volunteers of the local Historical Society. The Docent on duty was terrific, a 74 year old gem herself, whose family has been in the area for 9 generations. She knows her local history and really made this an enjoyable visit. Stop by,... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

The Raney House is not large, but an interesting period house. We had a very nice personal tour, our guide explained a lot about the house, its owners, the furnishings, etc. It's a fairly quick stop, but very convenient in the center of town, and a nice break. The tour is free; they have a jar for donations.

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Saint Louis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This is owned by the city and tour is by a volunteer docent. Most items have been donated by local residents. You get to know some of the local history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Lovely home and great history lesson about Apalachicola. Thank you Apalachicola Historical Society for looking after the old girl.

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Villa Rica, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Very neat tour if you are a history lover. The lady giving the tour was very knowledgeable and we really liked to hear some of the history of Appalachicola. A good way to break up the day if in Appalachicola.

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Franklin, Kentucky
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Three rooms to see. We stayed about 10 minutes and that was too long. Only good thing was that it was free.

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