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Burt Stark Mansion

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Interesting Tour

Regardless of the reason for the historical significance, the architecture of this place is well... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Trubull
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Very informative and reasonably priced guided tour. Free parking. Although the website indicated... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
304EJH
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Minnesota
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400 N Main St, Abbeville, SC 29620-1706
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

We were surprised by the $10 entrance fee so we didn't go in. There was only 1 car in the parking lot so it didn't look very popular on a Saturday afternoon (only open on Friday and Saturday afternoons). Unless you're a civil war or...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Regardless of the reason for the historical significance, the architecture of this place is well worth visiting. My wife's 90 year old aunt, however, grew up and passed by here and interacted with one of the owners. As a result, we enjoyed a unique tour...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Very informative and reasonably priced guided tour. Free parking. Although the website indicated that the Mansion would be open for Saturday tours, when we arrived it appeared that the Mansion was not open (door locked, no one to be seen). We called the information number...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This house offers a look back into the past of not only Abbeville, but America. The war between the states ended here on May 2, 1865.

Thank Sheri K
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Oh, if the walls could talk. We were mesmerized by history that just poured out of the walls of this magnificent building. I would have loved to have been a visitor when Jefferson Davis stayed here. Highly Recommended

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We were not able to tour the inside as it is open only a limited time on certain days, but this house and others in town are part of a historic tour

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Abbeville is full of history and so is this house! We had a group of adults/teenagers touring this building with us and everyone enjoyed it! Staff was also friendly and informative!

Thank Melinda K
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The docents are local and full of knowledge of everything to do with this property. Some very impressive rooms and collectables. If your there in Abbeville, go there. Tour only takes about a 1/2 hour.

Thank david k
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The mansion, including the grounds, are beautiful! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable in regards to Jefferson Davis' visit to the house along with the family history of the individuals who owned the property. The tour lasted around an hour and ended with a tour...More

Thank AMiller121
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Twenty-two of our church members spent an hour and a half with David, our enthusiastic and well-informed docent, touring the mansion. History did come alive as David told us stories about the people who had lived their lives here. Besides the historical significance of Jefferson...More

Thank Linda H
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