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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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Ehh

Even free is over priced for this. The rangers were not knowledgeable and were not interested in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
mrsd9098
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Not much to see but free

The gardens and especially the look across the river driving done were good. Video was best part... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
8weeksormore
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120 Chatham Ln, Fredericksburg, VA 22405-2508
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+1 540-371-0802
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Even free is over priced for this. The rangers were not knowledgeable and were not interested in public interaction. The short film was informative and the location is beautiful. However, visiting this is a waste of time.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gardens and especially the look across the river driving done were good. Video was best part inside

Thank 8weeksormore
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Built in 1771, this mansion overlooks the Rappahannock River and the city of Fredericksburg. It has been visited by Presidents and dignitaries throughout the world. The Manor house and grounds were ravaged during the Civil War, but have been restored to tell the stories of...More

Thank catherinew270
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

National Park open to the public - free. Step back in time. See what role this house played in American history. Beautiful vistas and well maintained gardens. This is a real gem. Just 5 minutes drive from downtown. If you pack a picnic, you can...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a nice stop on our way to the Outer Banks. It is an interesting house with an equally interesting history. The grounds were beautiful! If you're into Civil War history then this is a good stop to make

Thank Deborah C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a movie to help you understand the significance of the site and the people involved. The garden is beautiful.

Thank Susan M
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

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 June 3, 2018 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 May 29, 2018

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

Thank uesidegirl
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Reviewed May 25, 2018 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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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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