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“Worth a visit”

Grouseland (William Henry Harrison Mansion)
Ranked #2 of 16 things to do in Vincennes
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Reviewed October 16, 2013

When in the area visiting the other historic sites in Vincennes make sure to stop at Grouseland. There is an entrance fee but discount coupons are available. It is like any other old home, filled with family furnishings or facsimiles true to the period. This is a must see if you are a presidential historian.

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Reviewed August 27, 2013

I've visited many historic American houses, and this is one of the best. Very impressive house for its time and place. I learned quite a bit about the Indiana Territory and William Henry Harrison from the tour. The "fortress features" of the house drive home how dangerous the frontier was felt to be at that time. A must for anyone interested in the history of the Northwest Territory, 19th century America, or Native American history.

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Reviewed August 7, 2013

I thought it unusual to ring a doorbell and someone answer the door. Ok. I have been thru a few old houses. This one is pretty neat. The person taking us thru the house was really knowledgeable. He answered every question and then some about the house. You can tell he enjoyed what he was doing and had great stories about it. It would've really been neat if there were more original furniture. What was there was awesome. The house was built incredibly well with really thick walls.

1  Thank Donna W
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Reviewed August 2, 2013

Beautiful mansion near the Wabash River. Several other historic buildings near the home. Beautiful area. The staff is well knowledged in the history of the home & area.

Thank Tiffany H
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

We love history and Vincennes is a VERY historic town!! The historical society takes very good care of the mansion and not only is it very informative but it is beautiful.

1  Thank Jarrod H
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