The house and grounds are beautiful. Right next door to the historical society. Homes in the area are also majestic.
The setting of this house is a beautiful area. The guide made the tour so interesting. The brand new visitors' center is really lovely and includes an informative movie about President Buchanan, as well as interesting artifacts of the area. A great way to spend a few hours in this area.
Well preserved home of Lincoln's predecessor. Interesting story. Architecture, furnishings, history, all here. Rated as the worst president, Buchanan lived a great life and supported a very large family, without ever marrying or having children of his own. A good man in impossible times.
We went to Wheatland and came away with a new found respect for a little known President. The home and estate on the fringe of Lancaster in PA Amish country. We had a great tour guide and she brought the era to life. So much of the house furnishings belonged to Buchanan and his family. The non-profit that runs the... More
Our recent tour of Wheatland was a most enjoyable visit. Our guide, Tim, was very enthusiastic and informative. The home was beautiful and so were the grounds. We would definitely recommend anyone visiting this historic property.
This is based only on the actual home tour as we didn't take the optional (fee) tours in the galleries, but those are also available at the visitor's center. Our group was very small so our guide was able to give us very thorough information and answer question about President Buchanan's life at Wheatland. If you have young children, the... More
I am so glad we finally visited. Both the museum and the house tour were very informative, and it is well worth the stop when in the area.
In the past few years we have become very interested in American history, so when we heard that Wheatland was only a 10 minute drive from our B&B, we decided to visit and take the tour. Upon arriving at the visitor’s building and after we purchased our tickets, we were directed to view a brief (looped) video of President Buchanan’s... More
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