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Adams House

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The Historic Adams House was built in 1892 by Deadwood pioneers Harris and Anna Franklin. Local contemporary press described the home as "the grandest house west of the Mississippi." The elegant Queen Anne-style house heralded a wealthy and socially...more
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22 Van Buren St, Deadwood, SD 57732-1432
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome that they were able to save this house from ,everything ,as I was told it sat empty for many years and the guides dress in old time clothing .

Date of experience: September 2018
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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed your tour of the Adams House. Thanks for your review!

Reviewed November 7, 2018

Definitely worth the admission (can get $2 off coupon at visitor center) - a beautiful home full of history. Bill was our guide and was very knowledgeable and nice. He answered our questions and knew the answers to everything we asked. On a couple of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review and recommendation for the Adams House. It is really nice to hear you enjoyed touring the home with Bill. He does an excellent job telling the stories about the house and the families that lived there. We truly appreciate...More

Reviewed October 21, 2018

We showed up after the tour time was meant to start But the tour guide took us anyway & he gave us the best tour . It was just my husband & I we enjoyed the history of this house very much . I would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you for your amazing review and excellent comments. We truly appreciate your visit to the Adams House.

Reviewed October 18, 2018

If you like visiting old houses that still looks like it is lived in then this is one for viewing It might not be all that old but it has some very charming features and very interesting history so well cared for and a credit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you for your visit and excellent review of the Adams House. Yes, we are very grateful to the City of Deadwood via the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission and the Adams-Mastrovich Family Foundation for making this incredible restoration project possible. We are so pleased you...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018

I enjoyed learning about the family history and the fact that the tour included each room of the home (so often home tours have some that are off-limits). I highly recommend this tour-and the town museum- for anyone interested in learning more about Deadwood's early...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you for writing a wonderful review about your tour! We truly appreciate your recommendation for visitors interested in learning more about Deadwood's history to visit the Adams House and the Adams Museum. We hope to see you in Deadwood again.

Reviewed October 2, 2018

We went late this afternoon after stopping at the cemetary and was lucky enough to get the last tour at 4:00. Wonderful tour guide who spent so much time telling us the history and about the people. From Italian marble sinks, to an alligator bag,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

We are very pleased you visited the Adams House. Thank you for your wonderful comments about the tour guide, the furnishings, and the Italian marble sinks! So glad you were able to get on the 4 pm tour yesterday.

Reviewed September 30, 2018

The historic Adams House was built in 1892 by Deadwood pioneers Harris and Anna Franklin. In 1920, it was purchased by Deadwood businessman and former mayor W.E. Adams as a tribute to the Black Hills pioneers and in remembrance to his deceased first wife and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review about the Adams House and tour! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This is a great home to visit. This was built by a wealthy family that made their money off the vice in Deadwood. It was the purchased by the Adams family so basically has had only two owners. What I liked is while both owners...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review! We are always happy to hear great responses from our visitors. Thank you for touring the Adams House.

Reviewed September 26, 2018

We have literally stayed down the street from the house on prior visits but never made it here. This year we made sure to see the house and my wife and I were very glad we did. Extremely well informed guided tour in a house...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for writing such a wonderful review about the Adams House! It's so good to hear you found the tour guide to be well informed and the tour interesting. We appreciate your recommendation to visit the Adams House, as well as the Adams Museum...More

Reviewed September 26, 2018

We enjoyed our tour of the home and learning about the history of the house and families that lived there. Also liked the fact there are still a number of things original to the house. We enjoyed our time there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Linda T
Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for your kind words and great review of the Adams House. We are so glad you enjoyed the tour.

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tykadero
June 18, 2017|
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Response from tykadero | Reviewed this property |
I thought the tour guide said it was a kind of tile. I remember he said it was fired twice to give it the look it had.
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Jamie D
April 24, 2017|
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Response from DeadwoodRose1892 | Property representative |
Hello, Jamie May - September we are open daily from 9 AM - 5 PM. We hope to see you on Memorial Day weekend! Thank you, Rose
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tsmith872017
April 14, 2017|
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Response from ssiefford | Reviewed this property |
sorry, we didn't take a tour, but we ate there. Very good food.
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