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Address: 15520 Blackburn Rd, Woodbridge, VA 22191-4101
Phone Number: +1 703-499-9812
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Interesting residence

This beautiful home is well preserved and shows the historic settings many wealthier citizens enjoyed.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
Karen A
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This beautiful home is well preserved and shows the historic settings many wealthier citizens enjoyed.

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Dumfries, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Rippon Lodge Historic Site is a wonderful, quite historic home and surrounding park. The park has a few walking trails and a garden during the summer.

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Buffalo NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

History lovers should check it out. See how the white people lives as compared to the slave quarters. Depressing but interesting.

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Manassas, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

A beautiful example of architecture that spans the years. This house shows how houses evolve over time and isn't dedicated to just one period. that makes it more than a historic place but a house throughout history. The pine paneling in the formal parlor is beautiful! If you get the right tour guide, you might be able to also learn... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

Rippon Lodge was a private home that has passed through many generations of just a few families, so it's in pretty good shape. They have photos that show how the house's exterior changed over the years, with the addition of new wings, porches, rooms and swapping doors and windows. I found the best part to be the colonial era when... More 

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Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2014

Today was the first time I have been to Rippon Lodge. Having lived in Woodbridge for 15 years I am sorry I have never visited this home. Today was day two of WWII days. Re enactors were staged outside the home and were very informative. The tour of the downstairs only of the house was geared towards the World War... More 

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013

Well it isn't really lodging as you can't stay there. They have historic tours to tell you all about the lodge and it's historic past and connection with George Washington and Admiral Perry's North pole adventure. You'll love it and you might even see a deer or two up close during your visit.

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Springfield, VA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013

My husband and I followed the signs off I-95 for this historic site on a recent Saturday afternoon and were not disappointed. Althought we've both lived in Northern Virginia for most of our lives, we weren't familiar with Rippon Lodge, which was in private hands for many years and only opened to the public within the past decade. As it... More 

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El Cerrito, CA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2013

This is a very low-key site, with some historical items and an average tour. The upstairs was closed for renovations when we were there, so my opinion is based on that fact. The outdoors are lovely, and the little walk to the old (and augmented by one of the owners) cemetery is interesting. We had spent hours the day before... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2013

My kids and I attend a church that has an annual service and picnic at this site. Unfortunately, this year we forgot about the 17 year cicadas that had recently hatched. Given that the earth at the site had not been developed within the past 17 years there were cicadas everywhere.

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