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The Rising Sun Tavern

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CShawver wrote a review Mar 2020
Newport News, Virginia35 contributions12 helpful votes
Tour was direct and filled with several key notes of historical importance. The guide was very informative and welcoming.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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nderiley wrote a review Oct 2019
Washington DC, District of Columbia226 contributions79 helpful votes
A well constructed recreation of the tavern that existed in the structure. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable (almost to a fault because the tour was a bit long and no where to sit) and they have some really cool artifacts, like the original tavern operating license. This place is a must stop IMO
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Date of experience: October 2019
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gvanderlinde wrote a review Oct 2019
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic246 contributions26 helpful votes
A place ver well keep, with a ver ineresting story, they explain how it was run by Washinton brother. Nice furniture of the time.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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virginiatraveler9 wrote a review Oct 2019
virginia12 contributions11 helpful votes
Charles Washington (George's younger brother) built it. The next owners turned it into a tavern. If you want a slice of colonial life, The Rising Sun Tavern is a must visit. Tour guides dressed in colonial attire will lead you from dining room to sitting room to kitchen and of course, the bar! Great fun and a lot of history here.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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ks0kie wrote a review Sep 2019
Kansas City, Missouri66 contributions17 helpful votes
Another interesting, historical place in Fredericksburg. It is setup with dining and lodging and the tour guides do a great job of explaining the customs of the time. We bought the multi-site 24 hour pass from the Visitor's Center which included this site. Note, though we had no one with disabilities in our small group, the Tavern is very limited for those with mobility challenges as there are stairs to get up to the porch and to the second floor.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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