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Chatham Manor

120 Chatham Ln, Fredericksburg, VA 22405-2508
+1 540-371-0802
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Unexpected Find

Cant image visiting this place when the gardens are in full bloom. Interesting history and glad I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rebecca S
Beautiful Landscape

I've never been inside the manor but frequently visit the grounds throughout the year. I am... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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120 Chatham Ln, Fredericksburg, VA 22405-2508
+1 540-371-0802

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cant image visiting this place when the gardens are in full bloom. Interesting history and glad I took the time to stop and explore.

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've never been inside the manor but frequently visit the grounds throughout the year. I am attracted to the seasonal changes in the gardens and the awesome view of the nearby Rappahannock River.

Thank 1MilitaryMomof2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I personally consider Chatham one of the most historically interesting private residences in the United States, prior to its donation to the National Park Service in 1975. It's story begins in 1771, as a Virginia Plantation and witnesses visits by sitting Presidents, other noted politicians,...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Definitely stop here when you can. This beautiful estate has such a rich history! Dating from pre-Revolution days, it sat right in the thick of Civil War action. Lovely property.

1  Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We visited this after taking the Trolley tour ride. We loved the video and actually walking the grounds. Its free to visit and we were glad to learn the history behind this.

Thank bgpchiefs58
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We were the only people there today,which I guess is normal for this time of year. The docent welcomed us and was very informative. We watched a movie about the manor and all the owners. We were on a time line so we couldn't stay...More

1  Thank exodus
Reviewed 16 November 2017

The color is the many types of flowers, trees & bushes in several gardens. One gardener informed me the manor employs six full time gardeners. A brick walkway connects all gardens. During the civil war northern Gen. Burnside occupied the manor as his headquarters &...More

1  Thank Jack L
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Beautiful old house. Watch the movie...learn about it. Wish it had not been raining, because the gardens are huge.

1  Thank Pat L
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We stopped here as part of the driving tour of Civil War battlefields. Very nice home, with links to the War. Staff was very informative.

Thank HelenMaddix
Reviewed 10 November 2017

If you have visitors from out of town and really want to impress - take a day at Chatham Manor. I have visited with guests more than seven years. All were astounded by the stories, good times and bad times of the building and grounds....More

1  Thank Rich T
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22 October 2017|
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Response from cbm91910 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it says in the NPS that they are allowed on the grounds.
18 May 2017|
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Response from We-L0VE-Adventure | Reviewed this property |
Yes - there is a grassy area close to the car park, or the terraced lawn area looking over the river and the town of Fredericksburg. But it is a bit of a walk from the car around the back of the house!
26 February 2017|
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Response from 786laurieh | Reviewed this property |
Hi There is not a fee and there is a park called John Lee Pratt Park adjacent to the manor with a large parking area if the one at the manor is too small or full.