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Address: 38 S 2nd St, Columbia, PA 17512-1402
Phone Number: +1 717-684-4325

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A wonderderful place, not to be missed

It is the home of Sue Wright built in 1738. She was a "mover and shaker"of her day. She was very influential in the founding of the area and listed Ben Franklin among her... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 May 2016
Lois6201
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Syracuse, New York
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Villas, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Guide was very knowledgeable and there is a lot of interesting history to this place and area. Tour is only $5 person and any questions that were asked, guide could answer.

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

It is the home of Sue Wright built in 1738. She was a "mover and shaker"of her day. She was very influential in the founding of the area and listed Ben Franklin among her friends. The wood work and artifacts in the home a fabulous. The tour guide explained much and was able to answer all of the questions that... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Really interesting tour of this historic house in Columbia. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. She even let us join the tour in progress and went back over the stuff we missed from being late. We learned a lot and had fun!

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Derwood, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

Our docent was very knowledgeable. That made our tour so much more enjoyable. We never felt rushed and she expertly answered our questions.

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PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

We have visited many historical sites. This is one of the best presented and our tour guide, Elizabeth, was wonderful.

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful original residence full of period gems. Remarkable in a building over 270 years old! Our guide was extremely knowledgeable! A must see !

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Radnor, Pa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

This hour tour is a hidden gem! My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the history the docent was conveying. Worth the time. Drive around to find a place to park.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of this home. The guide was very knowledgeable. She answered all our questions. The home had many items we had never seen before! We ended up being there over an hour. If you enjoy visiting older homes and enjoy learning some history, you will want to take this tour. At $5.00 it was a bargain.... More 

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

There is a lot of history wrapped up in this little property, The artifacts on display at the house are stunning. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and informative. It was one of the best stops we made during our stay in Columbia.

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Denver, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

Tour guide was very informative. She answered all our questions. Very personal as there were only 4 people in our group. I love old houses and this one was great. A must see!

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