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This was a great trip. They were having a Christmas open house and my wife was able to create her... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2018
gregbA4618TU
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Indian Land, South Carolina
Nice piece of history!

Lots of red ants lurking! Watch your step! Very interesting though and enjoyed the scenery and... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
laern96
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Michigan
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This newly restored house features the photos and artifacts from the old town of Eldora.
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

This was a great trip. They were having a Christmas open house and my wife was able to create her own Christmas ornament with items from the beach such as sand, driftwood, etc. The history of the town and the house was very much worth...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

Lots of red ants lurking! Watch your step! Very interesting though and enjoyed the scenery and peaceful setting!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank laern96
Reviewed June 3, 2018

This could have been an excellent rating, but for the voracious mosquitos. I really want visitors to be aware that the mosquitos in this area are nothing to mess with. They will take you down. When we arrived we sprayed (lightly) with repellant, and then...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

Didn't go inside, but rocking on the porch looking out across the sound was like going back in time.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Very interesting information on the history of this area. There is a video and lots of pictures describing the community that lived along the river when the only travel was by steamboat. Nice setting and wildlife abounds (birds, armadillos!).

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JoAnne P
Reviewed March 29, 2018

This house is full of information about the history of the area and the original inhabitants. There are many pictures and artifacts, and you can get a glimpse of how life was like in the area for these settlers. There are tours available and helpful...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ideal21
Reviewed March 11, 2018

The setting is great and the historical photos and movie were enlightening. It is amazing what the area was like in the past and what early settlers had to endure to get here. It is great it is being preserved.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Lois D
Reviewed January 30, 2018

Just went there today. The house is only open from Tuesday - Saturday. Noon to four. We didn't know it was opened just those few hours. You only see three rooms of the house. It is more of a museum about the history of the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

So glad we took the time to explore Canaveral National Seashore. We were unable to tour this state house, as it was not open, but we sat in rockers on the front steps and enjoyed the peach of this historic spot. I was impressed that...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank EPFP
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

The tour is self guided, literally! Follow the directions of the prompts along the path to get to the home on your phone, and a guide will provide the tour. Very informative and extra cool! We used the speaker phone so everyone in our tour...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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