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Great History and Interesting to Kids

I took my grandchildren aged 6-12 to Chatham Manor. They really enjoyed exploring the grounds and... read more

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Beautiful grounds

Chatham Manor is a definite must-see if you are visiting Fredericksburg. There is no cost to enter... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
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120 Chatham Ln, Fredericksburg, VA 22405-2508
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I took my grandchildren aged 6-12 to Chatham Manor. They really enjoyed exploring the grounds and seeing the house. It was interesting for me as well. I enjoyed reading the history associated with the house and the view of Fredericksburg across the Rapahannock River is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Chatham Manor is a definite must-see if you are visiting Fredericksburg. There is no cost to enter the house or walk the grounds. I have visited the grounds in the spring and just recently while snowing, and both seasons offered beautiful views. The inside of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

We had an afternoon to wander around Fredericksburg and Chatham Manor was recommended by the gentleman at the Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center. The Manor is located across the river about 1.5 miles from the Visitor Center. Very easy to get to and worth the trip....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

We stopped here on our tour with Fredericksburg Tours and just briefly walked through the main house and gardens. It was coming on winter so the gardens weren't at their best but the house is an important part of the Civil War history for this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank JAJw2
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

After spending a day in Fredericksburg we were advised to stop by the chatham manor. The catalpa trees out front grew out of the amputated limbs of soldiers during civil war. That, in and of itself, made us curious to see this house. We did...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

I love the grounds and the importance of Chatham Manor. I always enjoy going up to Chatham Manor and looking down over the city of Fredericksburg.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Scott S
Reviewed November 14, 2018

We had a great visit here. The tour of the house was great and the gallery was beautifully full of art work. It was the first place we visited and the only issue we had was that the cashier didn't inform us that we could...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

While my Brother and his wife visited my wife and I in September, the four of us spent a couple of hours there. The cost is low and well worth the effort.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RayBrancolini
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

This historic Inn sits overlooking the Rappahannock River and historic downtown Fredericksburg. It has been here since Revolutionary War times. The National Park service has offices upstairs, so that part is not open to the public. It is free to visit here. They have a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank fairwayBarbie
Reviewed October 31, 2018

We almost skipped our visit here due to some of the reviews here, and I'm so glad we didn't. This is a fantastic place to learn of the civil war history, and the battle at Fredericksburg. The home itself is not that exciting, as most...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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.
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!
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.