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Address: Centre Hill Court, Petersburg, VA 23803
Phone Number: 804 733 2401
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Not Gone With The Wind

Well preserved 1800s home that gives you a look back into life in Petersburg during the Civil War. The estate, woodwork and history of the home is very impressive. Ask... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Doug B
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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79 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well preserved 1800s home that gives you a look back into life in Petersburg during the Civil War. The estate, woodwork and history of the home is very impressive. Ask questions about the secret passageways and tunnels to the river. Obviously not what everyone lived in but is illustrative of those who had a means during a time where America... More 

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Parkersburg, West Virginia
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233 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we came to the richmond area to celebrate my honey's birthday!...he is a relative of general mahone....we were told a few items that belonged to general mahone were @ the mansion...there was a bookcase, table and piano...all were so lovely...they were also used in the filming of mercy street...we have already ordered the first season from amazon!...the guide was so... More 

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Holly Ridge, North Carolina
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice tour. Guide was informative. Wish we could had more time and may go back when we have more time

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Long Beach, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a recent visit to historic Petersburg, a friend and I toured the Centre Hill Mansion (upon advice from the folks at the beautiful Blandford Church) and it was the highlight of our visit! Our tour guide Angie McLaughin was fabulous--giving us the inside scoop on the filming of "Mercy Street" and even taking photos of us inside this wonderful... More 

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1 Thank nooboo29
Newark, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a drive back to Delaware from Florida, we happened to stop in Petersburg VA for the night. At the hotel, we looked to see what sites we could visit before finishing the last leg home. Listed was the Centre Hill Mansion, so we visited the Mansion on Wednesday, July 20. We had no idea the mansion was used for... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

It is open now after Mercy street wrapped up filming at end of June! Mercy Street left behind a lot of the furniture that they used in their sets. Some of the furniture in the house belongs to the house itself but the rest is from the sets. Mercy street was kind enough to leave it behind and it is... More 

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virginia
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Unfortunately for us this attraction is closed until the end of June. Attractive building from the outside though

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Union, Washington
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

This mansion is currently closed while they film another series of Mercy Street which depicts a private residence used as a Union hospital during the Civil War. We went to view the Mansion from the outside but the narrow street leading to it also serves other residences in the immediate area and there were numerous No Trespassing signs next to... More 

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Virginia
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216 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Awesome old manor house with a wonderfully dark history. Be sure to check out the escape tunnel that runs to the Appomattox in the basement. Great examples of locally made furniture for the antique enthusiast!

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Great piece of History- I took 2 friends here for a Christmas open house. Sock to see the difference in decorations at this time period. Out tour guide was a 14 your old young man. Impressive with his dedication and knowledge of this home. It is the family home used in the Mini series MERCY STREET. actually visited in Dec... More 

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