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elegant

been there many times for socials in the education building. Very well run, and a real peek into... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
beachn8tive
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Virginia Beach
Sunday Morning

We went there knowing the house was closed for renovations, bit at least we were able to walk the... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2016
Tom B
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Jul 17, 2018
“elegant”
Jul 23, 2017
“Be sure to call first”
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The Lynnhaven House is a fine example of early Virginia vernacular architecture. It reflects the social and economic status of Francis Thelaball, a middling plantation owner who built it for his family. Architectural and design details including...more
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

been there many times for socials in the education building. Very well run, and a real peek into history

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Reviewed July 23, 2017

We drove all the way here, after the other historic house was closed for construction. Disappointed that this was closed for some reason. I don't recall what we were told. It's located off of a main road. Parking lot in back. Grounds looked nice, would...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2016

We went there knowing the house was closed for renovations, bit at least we were able to walk the grounds. Nice walking area with some old tombstones.

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Reviewed September 12, 2016

What would it be like to jerk the phone out of the wall, lock all electronics away and light candles for a relaxing read through Charles Dickens. A great view into life in Virginia in the past.

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Reviewed July 25, 2016

A place visited by locals on field and day trips. A nice piece of local history and well taken care of as well. Lovely for a fall trip.

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Reviewed February 9, 2016

Very nice place to visit if one is looking for small, historic homes. Similar in shape to the nearby Thoroughgood house but at this site both floors are included on the tour. Beautiful interior! No gardens however.

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Reviewed November 26, 2015

We drove back on Thurs. Nice guided tour. Nice story of the original owners, way back in time. Well preserved.

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Reviewed November 19, 2015

Visited during their Spooktacular night when they held a fright night before Hallowe'en. Just had a ball. The costumed people made the event lots of fun! Our leader was quite good leading us past rats, pirates and cannibals; then there were lots of spiders and...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2015

This is one of the three historic homes you can buy a ticket for all and tour. Very reasonable and worth doing all three. Tour guides are very good, they give an excellent tour and are able to answer questions. Great mini lesson in history...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2015

...a very nice historical introduction to the life and times of people who worked hard to maintain themselves and their quality of life. See this along with the Adam Thoroughgood House and Lynnhaven for a really great admission price. I paid $14.00 to see three...More

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Response from Clemente71 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think they sell them in advance (by phone call or online). However, when you go to the first site they will offer you the three tour package and can pay for it right there. Just make certain by the hours listed... More
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