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Longaberger Basket Factory/Homestead

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Interesting stop for those who like to Urban Explore

I recently passed the homestead, my friend and I decided to see how much we could actually see. We... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2018
Christopher M
Lancaster, Ohio
Interesting How Nature Is Taking Over

We love our Roadside America stops on our trips, and this one didn't disappoint. The unique part... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Itasca, Illinois
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Nov 20, 2018
“Interesting stop for those who like to Urban Explore”
Jan 5, 2019
“Old sad customer for the love of Longaberger”
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Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

I’m so disappointed!! Why and what happened to Longaberger, and the town of Dresden? Dave would be heartbroken! I have spent many good times here, and have taken many bus trips here with family and friends, I own several baskets and pottery pieces, I have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
51  Thank roxannem82
Reviewed November 20, 2018

I recently passed the homestead, my friend and I decided to see how much we could actually see. We ended up pulling up the lane and to our surprise the parking lot was open. We passed through to see shops with some lights on, on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
7  Thank Christopher M
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Does anyone know where I can get repairs done? I have two baskets needing repairs and can't find any info on line.

Date of experience: August 2018
96  Thank Dolly J
Reviewed August 22, 2018

So disappointed to visit after 20+ years to find the Homestead a ghostown and Dresden not much better.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank itstillme
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We love our Roadside America stops on our trips, and this one didn't disappoint. The unique part was the fact that nothing is open, and you can see nature is taking over. Would have been nice to see some of the other "large" objects that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank Travel4Fun31
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

You can see the eagle and statue in Dresden. I was unable to access anything at the Homestead. The best view for the Basket in Newark is from Wilson's Garden Center. No work has begun on the Basket by the new owners.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank plantsiren
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Purposely planned to stop at longerbasket and Dresden to see the homestead and baskets. Found at the Homestead uncut grass, abandoned building overall unkept. Got to see the basket with the apples. The small town of Dresden was so sad... found one shop open, bought...More

Date of experience: May 2018
8  Thank ChrisandCindy08
Reviewed March 3, 2018

The Longaberger Homestead and Basket Factory in Frazeysburg, Ohio CLOSED in December, 2017. In February, 2018 Longaberger reopened Patio Shops in the town of Dresden, Ohio.

Date of experience: July 2017
11  Thank Shinnston_WVa
Reviewed January 26, 2018

The Homestead is closed. The property has been sold. Longaberger is opening up "Patio Shops" in Dresden where it all began when Dave Longaberger was alive. The Homestead Website is still up but when clicking on anything on the website it redirects you to the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
16  Thank plantsiren
Reviewed December 26, 2017

Longaberger has taken a dive since moving the pottery to CHINA here is an example of my pottery plates made in the USA vs. China. The Pottery form the USA is older and will not scratch and scuff as it is being used.

Date of experience: September 2017
6  Thank dwawzyanick
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May 17, 2019|
Response from Christopher M | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much...this location sits abandoned....at one point they had shops open, but it was abandoned on my visit.
August 14, 2018|
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Response from plantsiren | Reviewed this property |
When I was there they had the parking lot closed. I did not walk past the barriers at the time it was possible