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Sebastopol House State Historic Site

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Sebastopol house the original "Lime crete" house

The Sebastopol house is a 1856 Greek revival mansion that was built by slaves before the civil war... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
Tom H
Grangerland, Texas, United States
Interesting and free!

The tour guide was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. It was interesting to learn about the... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Plano, Texas
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

The Sebastopol house is a 1856 Greek revival mansion that was built by slaves before the civil war. When we arrived the attendant at the house was ready to close up but he let us in and gave us a personnel tour of the house....More

2  Thank Tom H
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The tour guide was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. It was interesting to learn about the building style, which was common in the area, as well as some history of the house and Seguin. The tour is an hour.

1  Thank SusanMom
Reviewed June 19, 2018

My husband and I were able to join a tour that had just started. The tour guide, Charles Mead, was very knowledgeable about the property and did a great job answering the questions that the school-aged children in the group had. I found it remarkable...More

1  Thank SerendipityTX
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I made a last minute decision to stop by for a quick tour, and we couldn’t be happier we did. When we walked in we were quickly greeted by Charles M. He was so kind, didn’t make us wait for the next...More

2  Thank aehlowrey
Reviewed December 10, 2017

Drove by and took a look. Interesting structure, I recall seeing it somewhere on television. We were making time on our road trip and did not take a tour.

2  Thank Cavydad
Reviewed October 24, 2017

Charles Mead did a great and very interesting tour. Learned so much more about the location and Texas History.

1  Thank Livnanny
Reviewed July 8, 2017

Very old and interesting house. I was working close by and stopped in & got my own private tour. The tour guide was very nice and informative. The roof of the house has a water collection system that could be used for cooling the house...More

1  Thank LandaLady
Reviewed April 9, 2017

We were totally impressed with the this Architectural Wonder and how it was built. Charles Mead, the tour guide was extremely informative and we walked away a little more enlightened with the history of our great state!! Southern ingenuity at it's finest!

2  Thank Steve G
Reviewed February 6, 2017

I'm so glad my husband found this gem for us to visit on our trip to the Hill Country. I thought to myself what could be interesting about a concrete house. Boy was I so wrong. Thanks to a wonderful tour by Charles, we learned...More

2  Thank tng2805
Reviewed February 1, 2017

We had a great time at The Sebastopol House. Charles Mead was our your guide and this man was amazing. He knows all about the town of Seguin.

1  Thank Cindy W
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