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Chatham Manor

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120 Chatham Ln, Fredericksburg, VA 22405-2508
+1 540-371-0802
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Step back in time

Chatham takes you back in time to the Colonial era and the Civil War era. It was a Union hospital... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
starrynight22017
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Joplin, Missouri
Easy walking visit and tour

Good overview to orient to the area’s history with a property that’s been there since 1771 and been... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DrPecs
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Cape Coral, Florida
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120 Chatham Ln, Fredericksburg, VA 22405-2508
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+1 540-371-0802
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"short video"
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"full bloom"
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"beautiful grounds"
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"interesting history"
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"view of the river"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Chatham takes you back in time to the Colonial era and the Civil War era. It was a Union hospital. It overlooks Fredericksburg across the river. It's so peaceful.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good overview to orient to the area’s history with a property that’s been there since 1771 and been involved with all major events. Five minute walk through the grounds to the house. Informative guide gives as much or as little info you want about the...More

Thank DrPecs
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big mansion!(for its time)Gorgeous gardens, spectacular views of the Fredericksburg from across the river. It’s about a 30 minute walk from old town if you’re up for it. I’d drive and save my walking energy for other stuff. Plenty of free parking. Lush gardens in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit. The presentation of the history was well done and the house and grounds were easy to get around in. Parking was a snap and the gardens were great to walk around although they are not very large. We were there about...More

Thank JE01
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

We have been here several times. One of the first places we take friends when they visit Fredericksburg.

Thank Ron F
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

We visited in late April and the gardens are absolutely beautiful with the flowering trees and flowering gardens themselves. There is a movie that tells the history of the Manor and exhibits to view. Great view of Fredericksburg from the front lawn.

2  Thank Cruising2by2
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

Next stop on our plantation tour of Virginia. Part of the NPS with free entry. Nice grounds that are well-maintained. The first floor of the house is open for touring. Knowledgeable people able to answer questions. Great views of Fredericksburg from across the river. Watch...More

1  Thank Tom B
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Amazing views from the back. Great information and really pleasant scenery to walk around. Check out the really old trees in the back.

Thank James C
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

While a lot of the bones are still intact (crown molding, bricks, architecture of the time generally speaking), it doesn't have too many original furnishings, and just a few artifacts. The front desk person gave a good intro, the movie was good, and there was...More

Thank Danielle R
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

In the house, watch the video that gives the history of the house and the estate. Easy to walk through the house and around the grounds. Good placards around with historical information. Beautiful gardens with interesting plantings and statues - and of course, a cannon!

Thank MBDinNJ
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October 22, 2017|
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Response from cbm91910 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it says in the NPS that they are allowed on the grounds.
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May 17, 2017|
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Response from We-L0VE-Adventure | Reviewed this property |
Yes - there is a grassy area close to the car park, or the terraced lawn area looking over the river and the town of Fredericksburg. But it is a bit of a walk from the car around the back of the house!
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missmutt
February 26, 2017|
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Response from 786laurieh | Reviewed this property |
Hi There is not a fee and there is a park called John Lee Pratt Park adjacent to the manor with a large parking area if the one at the manor is too small or full.
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