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Address: 120 Chatham Ln, Fredericksburg, VA 22405-2508
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Free Admission - an interesting slice of civil war history

Stunning views of the Rappahannock River and the old town of Fredericksburg, with an interesting civil war history. Built by an extremely wealthy farming family who enjoyed a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stunning views of the Rappahannock River and the old town of Fredericksburg, with an interesting civil war history. Built by an extremely wealthy farming family who enjoyed a lavish lifestyle, the home succumbed to the tragedy of war. Located on the high banks of the river, it was strategically located, and was used as a hospital by union troops. Kids... More 

1 Thank We-L0VE-Adventure
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This a beautiful place that has many flower gardens and a beautiful view of the town and river. It takes you back in time as you walk around the grounds. I haven't seen it in the spring which I am sure would be splendid with all the flower gardens.

Thank 786laurieh
Chatham, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can only imagine how beautiful this place must be in the spring with all of the gardens in bloom. The views of the river and downtown Fredericksburg are just peaceful. We did not go inside to see the house , we just walked the grounds, but will be back soon.

Thank fwc1127
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good place to go in the beginning of your exploration of Fredericksburg after the Trolley Tour. It gives an excellent physical view of the strategic points of the war from the Union side and the video is extremely informative. The house and grounds are beautiful and you get a great viewpoint of history. Not only do I... More 

3 Thank Rosa R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the history in this city is amazing, the restoration unbelievable...if in Virginia be sure and spend a day or two

1 Thank mlewis600
Ogden, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We toured the mansion and learned more about the civil war. It interesting and tour guide provided historical facts that we did not know before the tour

Thank DrSuz_12
Gloucester, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

I never knew about this place till we decided to visit from reading about Old Town Fredericksburg in the BMW motorcycle magazine. Now we have to come back to town to see everything here. This Manor really is a history from 1771 to today. Walk through the civil war and the devastation well documented in this one area and in... More 

2 Thank Terry W
Kerrville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

Nice film describing the homes history and role in the Battle of Fredericksburg. Efforts have been made to get the foliage under control so views are similar to those when this was the Union HQ.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

I visit this historical sites on a regular basis throughout the year. In the warmer months, I'll pack a lunch to eat in the picnic grounds. I take my visiting friends here as well as family. Great for photography, the gardens are lovely, the history is amazing. Such a treasure for this area. And it's free.

Thank lcskg
King George, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

it was average day at the park. scenery was pretty. looks very well maintained. would recommend visitors for historical passions.

Thank jcbell542016

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