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Orman House Historic State Park

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Address: 177 5th St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1401
Phone Number: (850) 653-1209
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Full of period original family furnishing

We had a self guided tour with brochure. The Florida State Park Ranger did a good job of explaining house history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a self guided tour with brochure. The Florida State Park Ranger did a good job of explaining house history.

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Eastpoint, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

ABSOUTELY don't miss this experience to know about the history of Aplach! Great tour of this historic home.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide through the Orman House seems to have devoted his time and energies to making history come alive. His knowledge of the house and the family that owned the home for generations is extensive. The guide is fun, articulate and he made the experience of highlight of our visit to Apalachicola.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour if the Orman House. The tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. He did not mind answering questions and did not rush the group when someone took a particular interest in a subject. The house is beautifully furnished and reveals the history of Apalachicola in the early settlement days. The tour is not very long... More 

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

A well restored symbol of years gone by. The man who conducted our tour was deeply involved in the history of the place and very skilled at presenting it. We left well informed and entertained

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Jacksonville, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

We went early and so had a private tour with the park ranger who was very nice and knowlegable. Amazing view of the river/bay

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Jackson, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

I didn't get any pictures of the park. It was very well kept and peaceful. We rode our bikes in the park and really enjoyed it. Also it's a little off the beaten path if you want to get away from the downtown commercial area .

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

My wife received a personal tour of the house during the second week of May. Very few tourist were in town. She was impressed with the house and the depth of knowledge of her tour guide, both on the house and the history of Apalachacola.

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Nashville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

We really enjoyed our visit. We arrived after the last guided tour but were welcomed and given written information and advised to take our time touring. Our host was informative and friendly. Well worth the your time.

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

I thought the Orman House was the best local attraction when I visited the area. Well restored, full of first class historical artifacts, and staffed by an outstanding Park Ranger with great passion and enthusiasm for his museum and work! If you want to really learn about the local history this is the place to go!

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