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Beauregard-Keyes House
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Owner description: Occupants of this historic house, now a museum, included Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard and novelist Frances Parkinson Keyes.
Canton, Mississippi
Level 6 Contributor
252 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Very good guides!”
Reviewed June 18, 2012

No tours after 3pm and none at all on Sunday! But interesting!

Visited June 2012
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English first
Level 5 Contributor
44 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Beautiful home, interesting history”
Reviewed June 10, 2012 via mobile

No reservation necessary. Just show up on time. Takes less than an hour. Beautiful home every room is fully decorated. It's a guided tour and our guide told us a little bit of history and every room. There's also servants quarters and a garden on the property.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Excellent way to spend an hour”
Reviewed June 6, 2012

After ringing the front bell at the crack of noon, we were welcomed into the Beauregard-Keyes House by resident manager Ott Howell. Mr. Howell clearly loves this historic property and enjoys sharing it and the stories of its residents with visitors. He really brings each room to life and welcomes curiosity. After a colorful tour of the main house, courtyard and rear structures, we ended up in the little gift shop, which is full of the out-of-print books written by Frances Keyes, the woman who restored the property. It's all very charming and well worth the hour or so.

Visited May 2012
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Arlington, TX
Level 6 Contributor
545 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
“Glad we did it”
Reviewed May 29, 2012

The main house was nice but I enjoyed the gardens and back parts of the house more myself. It was an interesting tour and we're glad we did it.

Visited December 2011
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Towson, Maryland
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Beautiful...”
Reviewed April 27, 2012

Our tour guide was extremely informative and snarky which I love. The house is gorgeous. Lots of detail in the furniture. Tons of interesting history. It doesn’t take long to tour and is near the market. If you get hot, this would be a good place to cool off for an hour.

Visited April 2012
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