Green Gables at Historic Riverview Village, Inc.

Green Gables at Historic Riverview Village, Inc.

Green Gables at Historic Riverview Village, Inc.
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1501 S Harbor City Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901
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Sara D
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Nov 2022
Green Gables Historical Home holds so much history of Melbourne! This home is over 100 years old and the Wells Family who built it contributed so much to Melbourne. The family is fascinating to learn of; the docents made the house come alive again with their enthusiasm, wonderful knowledge, and the kindness shown towards our large group. This is definitely a place to check out and see why it is so important to preserve our history.
Written November 3, 2022
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Megan P
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Nov 2022 • Family
Our homeschool group got the chance to visit this historical gem of Florida today. We ranged in age from toddlers to middle schoolers and all of them were engaged by our three wonderful docents, Mr. Daly, Ms. Ambrose, and Ms. Farrington. These three guides were highly knowledgeable about the home and the family that resided there and went above and beyond to answer our questions and curiosities. The kids loved playing the “old school” games from that time and making soap and touring the home. We were even treated by Mr. Daly who showed us the intricacies of the Player Piano even after our tour and activities were over! It was very memorable and has been one of my favorite places we have visited thus far. A big thank you to our guides today!
Written November 2, 2022
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Nancy L
Melbourne, FL16 contributions
Dec 2022
Touring historic Green Gables is a real treat and a wonderful way to understand the history of the city of Melbourne. Our group was all ages and we all enjoyed the tour of the house as well as the views and breeze from the property. The house was decorated for the holidays and the docents were all in period costumes which made the tour even more charming. Our guide walked us through the house as if we were visitors at that time. It's a living museum. Highly Recommend!
Written December 5, 2022
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Roberta Penwell
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Mar 2020
I am a Snowbird from Ohio and heard about Green Gables through a friend. After my first visit, I wanted to go back! It’s very intriguing, informative, historical, and very aesthetic as you sense what it may have been like as the first occupiers of the home! I have since then invited other friends to come to enjoy. It is a place that you never tire of visiting!!
Written February 26, 2021
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Marene G
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Nov 2021
Great trip for children and adults which included knowledgeable staff. The children enjoyed making soap and playing games from over a hundred years ago. The home contains many original and period pieces. The grounds are located on the Indian River Lagoon and the natural landscaping enhances the experience.
Written December 1, 2021
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Ann F
Melbourne, Florida, United States7 contributions
Jan 2021
What a beautiful, historic home on the Indian River. Neglected for years, it’s now being saved by a group of dedicated volunteers. You can visit every Saturday and learn about the home and family and learn about the impact they had in Melbourne. Numerous events are featured throughout the year and the home is a wonderful venue for indoor and outdoor events.
The only historic living museum in this area. Great for people of all ages.
Knowledgeable guides who transport you back in time.
Do not miss this home and please tell your friends to come for a visit to the beautiful Green Gables!
Written February 23, 2021
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Jackie M
Melbourne, FL34 contributions
Feb 2021
We were given a personal tour of Green Gables by Mrs Wells, herself. Volunteer, Ann, was dressed in a lovely dress and hat. She told us about the house and it’s growth of additions into the old charming house. It was the first house to have indoor bathrooms in Melbourne and large closets in rooms. Totally amazing. The old lady exudes charm and you can feel the life in her. I can’t wait to see her restored. You can see the love and hard work the volunteers are putting into Green Gables. This is a must see here in Melbourne.
Written February 28, 2021
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Marion1956
Melbourne, Florida13 contributions
Jul 2020
Green Gables is an oasis in the middle of the downtown Melbourne area. It sits on an acre and a third of gorgeous green space right on the Indian River. It is a lovely Queen Anne Victorian home with a rich history and heritage. They serve tea and their signature Lavender Cookies most days. You really feel like you've stepped back in time when you walk through the rooms. They are in the process of renovating the entire house to be a showcase so the upstairs is not fully renovated, but is included in the tour. Downstairs is absolutely beautiful and boasts a huge doll house replica of Green Gables, and education center, and several lovely rooms.
Written July 7, 2020
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Sarah H
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Mar 2022 • Family
This was such a fun experience for a group of cub scouts. From making soap to learning about sewing machines and player pianos, the group of kids really had a great time. They were even talking about wanting to come back and learn some more.
Written March 21, 2022
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JohnBOrlando
Orlando15 contributions
Jan 2021
It was amazing just to see this lovely historic residence with its beautiful furnishings and architecture. I'm sure we'll be back again soon because it is almost like stepping back into a more relaxed time in a lovely natural setting. I highly recommend a visit!
Written March 1, 2021
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