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Relaxing atmosphere

A relaxing meal on t b e patio as we listened to live music in the background. Our meals wee tasty... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
671avivag
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Albany, New York
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OLD friend of the Leonard family. Our most recent visit was in July 2002.

My father-in-law knew the Leonard family personally as HIS father was a traveling preacher and met... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Kelley B
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Sep 16, 2018
“Relaxing atmosphere”
Aug 11, 2018
“OLD friend of the Leonard family. Our most recent visit was in July 2002.”
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Historic home, built in 1882,and farm still owned and preserved by the Leonard family.
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Hwy E, Boonville, MO
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+1 660-882-5352
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

A relaxing meal on t b e patio as we listened to live music in the background. Our meals wee tasty and served by a polite wait staff. Recommend this for casual,dining with friends or family

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

My father-in-law knew the Leonard family personally as HIS father was a traveling preacher and met the family at a tiny, white church not far from the homestead. My father-in-law and Charles were young boys at that time. Our traditional vacation spot is the Current...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Kelley B
Reviewed May 2, 2017

We were very disappointed to find out they were no longer giving tours. We did meet one of the grandsons who was very nice but shared with us that they are no longer touring.

Date of experience: April 2017
5  Thank Karen C
Reviewed December 16, 2015

At one time this beautiful old place was a magnificent star along the highway. It contained many acres and was a showplace. The family is trying to keep the house going by conducting tours. Papers of the famous inhabitants and their personal possessions are visible...More

Date of experience: March 2015
6  Thank michael r
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Good for a rainy day activity. Becoming shoddy but has interesting history. Unfortunately the house and grounds have been allowed to deteriorate.

Date of experience: November 2014
4  Thank Charles C
Reviewed October 16, 2015

This is NOT a museum and was never advertised as such. We have visited several times over the years and every tour has been unique. This is a family home and some may think it's within their right to voice their opinions about the state...More

Date of experience: November 2014
17  Thank Erika E
Reviewed October 2, 2015

I was not able to take any photo's and that was not put on the website. Was bomb barded at one point with to much Information and not able to enjoy the room its self.....

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed October 22, 2014

We took a tour several years ago. It was really fascinating. The place is really run down a and such a shame. Would like to go back again. The owner has left things as they were in years past. I do wish it could be...More

Date of experience: November 2013
1  Thank Weezy660
Reviewed August 18, 2013

You have to drive 10-15 minutes south on Route 5 from I-70 to find this house. Don't despair. Look for the house on the left soon after entering Bel Aire. You'll see an old peeling sign on your left with the driveway soon after. I...More

Date of experience: August 2013
12  Thank LifeWithNoRegrets
Reviewed June 11, 2013

Ravenswood is an interesting preserved 1880 home south of Boonville, Missouri on Highway 5. It has been in the same family for five generations. The home holds a 100-year old collection of furniture, clothing, china, glassware and photographs. My favorite room was the library. Its...More

Date of experience: June 2013
3  Thank Linda D
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To my knowledge it is. But I haven't been there in about a year. Couldn't get any any answer from website. Sorry
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