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Kilgore Lewis House

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Another Historic Greenville Home

When it comes to Historic homes in downtwn Greenville, this is one of the oldest in town. Kilgore... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2013
Harry S
Step back into the history of "This Old House"

I love this house and you will also. The upkeep is fine for me; but I like it untouched. Take notes... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2016
Gwen N
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  • Very good14%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
Jun 17, 2017
“Historic Greenville”
Nov 4, 2016
“Step back into the history of "This Old House"”
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Reviewed June 17, 2017

The house was not open as stated on their website. We were able to take a walk through the gardens . The gardens were well done.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Marytravelsalot
Reviewed November 4, 2016

I love this house and you will also. The upkeep is fine for me; but I like it untouched. Take notes and a Smartphone. It is awesome.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Gwen N
Reviewed May 17, 2016

Let me begin the review with a major positive about this place. The grounds are simply beautiful, almost stunning for this time of the year (May) but if this place, going forward, wants to advertise on it's web site that it can handle weddings, it...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank DjCraig95
Reviewed September 24, 2015

I wish I could tell you what it looked like but they were closed. We went there on a Wednesday and saw a note on the door. We did look in the windows and what we saw was nice. It isn't set up like most...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Melanie K
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Wife and I stopped in. There was a garden club meeting going on, but we were welcomed right in. House is historically important, but it was not really decorated and stages like you would expect. There was some period furniture, but it looked more like...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank mikeinflorida1507
Reviewed November 16, 2013

I have lived in Greenville for nearly 20 years, and am a lifelong resident of the Upstate -- yet I had never heard of the Kilgore-Lewis house until I found it on Tripadvisor while searching for something new to see in town. Having been on...More

Date of experience: November 2013
3  Thank TheTraveling4some
Reviewed July 13, 2013

Who knew there were 5 gorgeous acres hidden in town? Complete w/ pond, historical home and walking paths! Just gorgeous grounds that can be visited anytime free of charge. House is open 10-2 Wed. - Friday usually, but call before you go if you want...More

Date of experience: May 2013
3  Thank smamf1922
Reviewed April 25, 2013

When it comes to Historic homes in downtwn Greenville, this is one of the oldest in town. Kilgore House represents the middle eighteenth centrury in Greenville when downtown was just being formed was we see it today.

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank Harry S
Reviewed March 31, 2013

Sadly, we were disappointed with the condition of this house. Some rooms were poorly furnished while others were used as disorganized storage areas. The restorations that were done didn't appear to be true to the period that this home represents. Hopefully with time and funding...More

Date of experience: March 2013
1  Thank gilmoreooa
Reviewed January 24, 2013

The Kilgore Lewis House is on beautiful grounds and has friendly docents to give you a tour. It was actually moved to its present location, and all the rooms are decorated according to the time period of the house. We went in December, and the...More

Date of experience: December 2012
1  Thank Jan C
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