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Address: 419 7th St, Augusta, GA 30901
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+1 706-722-9828
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The Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home, a National Historic Landmark, is located...

The Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home, a National Historic Landmark, is located at 419 7th St. within the boundaries of the Augusta Downtown Historic District. The Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson serves as a house museum depicting the life of the 28th President as a boy growing up in Georgia during the Civil War and Reconstruction. As the oldest Presidential residence in the state, it serves as an educational facility and a historic attraction for the City of Augusta, the State of Georgia and the Nation. It is owned and operated by Historic Augusta, Inc.

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Brings "Tommy" Woodrow Wilson to Life

The tour starts inside the home of Woodrow Wilson's boyhood friend and neighbor with a background video on Wilson, the man, time frame of presidency and historical events during... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lisa M
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The tour starts inside the home of Woodrow Wilson's boyhood friend and neighbor with a background video on Wilson, the man, time frame of presidency and historical events during that era. The tour guide is a well-spoken, very knowledgeable woman who leads guests through the boyhood home of Wilson, including details of each room, its furniture, architecture and interior decorating... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

I like history and antiques. If you do you won't be disappointed with a tour of this old home. Very knowledgeable tour guide.

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Did the tour with my Daughter we both learned so much .The house has some dishes and furniture from the time Woodrow Wilson was a child...If you love history you'll have to put this in your list to do..

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Augusta, Georgia
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Wonderful house with very knowledgeable host. Can take pictures inside which is a rarity. Certainly worth seeing if you have the time. I went around Christmas and got to see the decorations.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I have traveled to many different presidents' homes and this is one of my favorites. It is very interesting and a must see.

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Lodi, Ca
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and made the tour very interesting. My mom and I love looking at older homes with all the beautiful antique furnishings. This home did not disappoint.

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1 Thank cheezbrgr
Augusta, Georgia
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson has gone from ruin to beautifully renovated over the last 25 years. It is beautifully restored, complete with period furniture, and often quietly secluded. The Docent, Mrs. H., is a wealth of information about the home, the life of the Wilsons and the history of the period. In addition, the home is located... More 

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Mansfield, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

It was already closed before we got there. It did look neat, and we would go back to do the tour, but make sure you go early and check the hours before going. It was not hard to find. It was on Tripadvisor, as well as a brochure we picked up at a tourist visitor's center.

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Thank Charity M
Wescosville, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Our guide made this a very enjoyable visit. Though Wilson lived here as a youth with his family, a number of things in the house were there when the Wilsons lived here. Also, some items were donated back by other owners. The stories of the boy and how this part of his life shaped his future views is presented vey... More 

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Wallsburg, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Delightful and very knowledgeable Guide. Very interesting, fun, and informative. Small and personal Tour.

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