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Beautiful Victorian

The staff are very welcoming. The self guided pamphlet is full of information on the family... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
Wade S
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
Walk back in time

So glad I went here. The self guided pamphlet (very well done) assisted a walk back in time... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2017
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542 2nd St NE, Hickory, NC 28601-3854
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

The staff are very welcoming. The self guided pamphlet is full of information on the family, house and the individual items in each room. The house has been beautifully decorated in the Victorian style.

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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

So glad I went here. The self guided pamphlet (very well done) assisted a walk back in time. Amazing to see how many of the family's possessions were preserved for the house. Notable was the piano and the hand written letters. Go see it.

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Reviewed March 26, 2017

Total opposite Of Harper House. Nice preservation of 19th C. home with furnishings. Suprisingly it's free!!

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Reviewed September 19, 2016

By comparison Maple Grove is really a farm house, and the Harper House is most certainly a city house. The pair make for an interesting visit to different parts of Hickory history. There is no charge for the house tour, just a pamphlet and you....More

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Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

Very knowledgeable director of Hickory Landmarks Society met with us here to share details of the house, its owners and its restoration. Most enjoyable: anecdotes about what treasures were left behind! I highly recommend this attraction!

Thank Catherine W
Reviewed June 19, 2015

Pretty cool place to go and it's FREE. Lots of history about the house and the owners. Adolphus Shuford purchased acres of land and a house (rear wing) for his family. Then on...

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Reviewed February 11, 2015

Docents were very generous with information about the house and original family, and could not have been more welcoming. Well thought out and informative brochure for self-guided tour. Love the history. Fine example of a home of this era. Did I mention it is free!!

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Reviewed November 5, 2010

Maple Grove is an antebellum house near downtown Hickory. It is easy to get to off of I-40, but your GPS may have trouble finding it. It is a few blocks away from the science center/museum. Self-guided tours are free. If you want, there is...More

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