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Address: 244 N Market St, Petersburg, VA 23803-3208
Phone Number: 804 733 2400

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The Historic Fabric

One of the interesting things about Petersburg is the architecture, and the stories that go with it. The walls of this interesting three story building are not parallel hence... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2016
David H
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unable to see very much. Private owners now so just can see the outside of house. Would be great if you could tour it. House was much bigger than I had expected.

Thank Debbie C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

One of the interesting things about Petersburg is the architecture, and the stories that go with it. The walls of this interesting three story building are not parallel hence the name. It was built by an Irishman named O'Hara during the Colonial Era. One of his West Indian servants convinced him that evil spirits would not live in a 'crooked'... More 

Thank David H
Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Free, but definitely not much to see - you can't go inside and there are no handouts or printed material available.

Thank Dona B
Petersburg, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

unfortunately this home is no longer on the Petersburg Tour but it a very interesting old building - if you are in Olde Towne - pull over at the corner of High and Market and take a couple of pictures

Thank VirginiaRedHatLady
Springfield, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

A interesting house from the outside, the inside was open as Visitor Center when relatives visited years ago. Disappointing

Thank Anna S
Trinity, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Took us a bit to find it but do not add it to your itinerary as it is now privately owned and not open for public tours.

2 Thank Cassandra L

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