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The 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum

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Address: 624 N Broadway Ave, Tyler, TX 75702-5344
Phone Number: +1 903-531-1286
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A Beautiful Historical Home

If you enjoy beautiful old homes for their architecture, this is a great house to visit! If you enjoy seeing how the original owners lived, this is a gem! The original owner... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
Lisa B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

If you enjoy beautiful old homes for their architecture, this is a great house to visit! If you enjoy seeing how the original owners lived, this is a gem! The original owner left the house and its entire contents to the city of Tyler. Yes, the antique furniture, rugs, clothing and nick-knacks were all very interesting, and this collection is... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This great historic home and grounds are preserved with the last owner's belongings and a ton of great history on view. It's like stepping back in time. For only a $2 donation, they show a great 20 min. video of the home's history, you can walk through both floors of the home, and walk the grounds, and the workers were... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Pretty gardens and yard; house has some interesting items inside and a nice history. For a history buff, the visit would be enjoyable!

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Thank Sherrietexas
Tyler, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is a lovely house filled with interesting things to think about and look at. Look for yourself to see how small their shoes were! This house is reportedly the first in Tyler to have electricity. I liked the victrola record players, the old wheelchair (which is on the 2nd floor of the stairs-only house), the beautiful china in the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

A wonderful look into the history of Tyler, Texas. This home is easy to relate to and a masterpiece for its time. They ask for a donation or $5 per person. There are steps to the second level. Take the tour, you will learn so much and take notice of things you would, otherwise, never see.

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Katy, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

So interesting! The docent (a young lady) was soooo knowledgeable and shared really interesting and personal stories about the history of the home and the owners. One of the best tours of an historical building I've taken. We truly enjoyed every minute and anecdote!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

On vacation and decided to stop in and tour the historic home. Dianne, the docent, was wonderful and spent a lot of time with us telling the history of the family and the phases of additions the house underwent over the years. The original oak floors are amazing and the grounds around the house are beautiful. We enjoyed our time... More 

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Very nice historical building, well preserved with many interesting artifacts. Well worth a visit if in the area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Wanting to get to know Tyler better since I'm new here. I decided to go inside this beautiful home. Only $2 to tour and I recommend that you watch a 25 min video before you take a leisurely stroll throughout the downstairs and upstairs floors. A helpful docent can answer any questions you may have. Former owners left everything to... More 

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The Colony, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Wonderful historic home, and the staff was exceptional ... friendly and knowledgeable. Amazing artifacts and furniture from the late 19th and early 20th centuries ... gives a real glimpse into life then.

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