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Rockingham

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A slice of history in Franklin Township

This place has been a museum for many years. I think it has been moved 3 times during my lifetime... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
tullio7
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Farmington, Maine
And yes, Washington Slept Here

A civilian house that became Geo Washington's final military headquarters has been moved three... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2017
J8896YQlauries
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Buckhannon, West Virginia
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

This place has been a museum for many years. I think it has been moved 3 times during my lifetime. This is Washington's last military headquarters as he was awaiting signing of our peace treaty. This is a free tour but you could and should...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tullio7
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Took the drive over to Rockingham for a tour. Posted on the door is the tour schedule and statement, "wait until guide comes out". We stood outside for over an hour was past tour start time - people inside the house saw us clearly. They...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

Stopped here while in the area photographing the fall colors along the D & R Canal. Photos inside are not permitted in the house itself, but are allowed on the grounds. However, the tour of the house was well worth it. The tour guide was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank P F B
Reviewed April 20, 2018

This home has lots of history, including that it was George Washington's last headquarters before the end of the Revolutionary War. Our guide, a NJ State employee, was so well-informed on the house, Washington, the War, English history and more -- she was engaging, well-spoken,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

We had some free time after visiting Princeton University, so we decided to visit this little attraction. The historical site is about 15 minutes from Princeton. The tour is free and last about an hour. Our tour guide, Paul, is an enthusiastic and very knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

The State of New Jersey should be ashamed of how run down they have let this place become. The main building is in bad disrepair with only minimal period furniture, the garden and grounds are full of weeds, and the trail to the canal is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

Rockingham was Washington's last headquarters during the final days of the Revolutionary War. The General and his aides stayed there in 1783, while they waited for the war-ending Treaty of Paris to be finalized. Our one-hour guided tour of the house included many enlightening descriptions...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 12, 2017

A civilian house that became Geo Washington's final military headquarters has been moved three times. The house is much bigger than what it looks due to enlargements over the centuries. The outside is in great need of wood work and the facility is greatful for...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 11, 2017

This was George Washington's last headquarters in 1983. When the Treaty of Paris was signed in November of that year, which gave independence to the colonies, Washing issued his last orders to the troops and resigned his post. The facility offers guided tours--get reservations for...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed December 14, 2015

I was there on last Sunday December 13 for Rockingham's Annual Candlelight Holiday Tours.Every year they have this kind of tour But before you go must Check website .It was General Washington's Last Military Headquarters.This is the place the General stay for two-and-half months from...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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