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Great place to visit, highly recommend

While visiting friends in Parkersburg, we went to take a tour of the hall. We went on the 1st... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
A Must for History and Mansion Buffs

This is a uniquely special home as it was inhabited by 5 successive generations of the same family... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2018
Middletown, Maryland
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Built in 1859 as the centerpiece of the 2,600-acre Henderson plantation, this impressive 17-room pre-Civil War mansion with all of its original furnishings, has survived as a legacy of the Victorian and Edwardian eras.
517 Old River Rd, Williamstown, WV 26187-8207
+1 304-375-2129
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

While visiting friends in Parkersburg, we went to take a tour of the hall. We went on the 1st weekend of November and it just happened that Veterans w/ 1 guest were free. But the $10 admission fee is well worth it on the self...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank OHBallroomdancer
Reviewed August 24, 2018

This is a uniquely special home as it was inhabited by 5 successive generations of the same family, all of whom respected its prominence and history. It contains an unprecedented collection of family furniture, clothing, documents, etc. Especially appreciated the ability to see the entire...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Awe inspiring. A large array of items spanning many generations. The history of the family was so integral to American history. Beautifully preserved. Could spend hours here. So much to see.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank beverly s
Reviewed July 3, 2018

If you like beautiful old homes with history and antiques this is a self-guided tour for you. Henderson Hall is one of the most complete family collections of artifacts, furniture, and documents in the United States.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank nanalr
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This was a beautiful house, FULL of furniture, period clothing and other items. We were able to go up in the widow's walk (but it was not called that) and take in the view). There were some out buildings, and a tea was going on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Carol J
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

We had heard about this home and stopped on a Saturday. Charge is $10 and the tour starts with a short video to give context. The video is well done. You then are taken to the top of the building and your tour allows you...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

A large estate filled with antiques. There were three floors of the home filled with rooms of wonderful treasures to look at. There were outside buildings to see filled with old things. It is a short drive from Marietta and we stopped in town across...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank dorisp265
Reviewed June 12, 2017

I've been here several times over the years and my most recent visit was the best because they have done so much to clean up and organize all of the treasures since the last time. It never ceases to amaze me that EVERYTHING in this...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank CharlieDelta3
Reviewed April 27, 2017

I stopped by on a whim and had a great time. The cost was $10 and it started with a 15 minute video. While there are docents, it is mostly a self guided tour. It was worth a one time tour to see the clothing....More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank jkecsj
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing place. And so many items that are hundreds of years old. The history is incredible. Whole rooms set just like they were back in the day. Could have spent all day here just looking at every little detail!!

Date of experience: April 2017
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Response from beverly s | Reviewed this property |
Were allowed to photograph outside but not in house itself.
October 12, 2017|
Response from Tudor H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I cannot remember.I think there is a website tough.
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