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Fields-Penn 1860 House Museum - CLOSED

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Street Festival

The house is set right in the center of town. The Highlands Festival is set around this museum... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2016
Meg B
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Fields Penn

We really enjoyed our tours here. We went once and did the self tour and liked it so much we went... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2016
cchaffin
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Cleveland, Virginia
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Aug 22, 2016
“Street Festival”
Jul 31, 2016
“Fields Penn”
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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The house is set right in the center of town. The Highlands Festival is set around this museum offering tours and demonstrations. It's historic and a nice place to visit with friends and family.

2  Thank Meg B
Reviewed July 31, 2016

We really enjoyed our tours here. We went once and did the self tour and liked it so much we went back for a guided tour which told much more history of this wonderful house. I hate that it's shut down now and I hope...More

2  Thank cchaffin
Reviewed July 17, 2015

This small museum is easy to find and a good way to fill a little time. It doesn't take long to see, but check the etching in the window glass.

1  Thank Robyn B
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Are you looking to experience a special time in Abingdon, VA and Washington County, VA? Look no further. The staff will walk you through or enjoy a self-guided venture into the past. Artifacts, furniture, quilts and much much more take you back to wonderful time...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2015

We visited the Fields Penn House in December of 2014 with our daughter and granddaughter. The house has a number of interesting furnishings. The docent was pleasant and knowledgeable and we enjoyed talking with her. We were able to roam the house at our own...More

1  Thank love2go2gether
Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

This is a free activity so there can't be any complaints. The historical aspect is great and you can do a self guided tour. It's definitely worth the time to stop in and it's right beside the farmers market so you don't even have to...More

2  Thank Leah R
Reviewed December 11, 2014

Stopped by the house/museum and it was wonderfully decorated for the holidays. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable about the house and its place in local history. Will try to visit again during the Virginia Highlands Festival in August 2015.

1  Thank R G
Reviewed November 2, 2014

Furnished for the period. A glimpse into life in early Abingdon Virginia. Artifacts from the area are well presented and interesting. Worth the nominal fee.

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed August 5, 2014

As an option to the guided tour, there was a handout which described each room in detail. It told the history of the families that had lived there and showed many items from that period.

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Reviewed August 4, 2014

This was a pleasant stop for my wife on our visit to Abingdon. I am a huge history buff, especially Civil War era history, so this was a perfect stop for us. We were greeted by a lady at the front door who gave us...More

2  Thank Gabe P
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