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Abram's Delight, Winchester

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Abram's Delight is a historic home located in Winchester, Virginia. Built in 1754, it is the oldest house in the city. It was owned by the Hollingsworth family for almost 200 years and is typical of the Shenandoah Valley architecture of the Scotch-Irish settlers. The property was added to the Virginia Landmarks Register (VLR) in 1972 and the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1973. Abram's Delight currently serves as a historic house museum.
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  • We have visited Winchester many times, but this is the first visit here. Our tour guide Janelle knew the history of the house and family who lived there. Highly recommend for people who enjoy old... 
    We have visited Winchester many times, but this is the first visit here. Our tour guide Janelle knew the history of the house and family who lived there. Highly recommend for people who enjoy old...  more »
  • This site could have been more interesting with a more engaged and knowledgeable docent. The tour was mildly interesting, but the tour guide did not seem to have much independent knowledge of the... 
    This site could have been more interesting with a more engaged and knowledgeable docent. The tour was mildly interesting, but the tour guide did not seem to have much independent knowledge of the...  more »
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  • If you like museums, then you will love Abram's Delight! This museum starts you off with the rich history of Winchester. Friendly staff, easy to get to, lots of historical facts. Clean bathrooms and a cute little gift shop full of items to purchase. I highly recommend purchasing a block ticket for $10.00. This ticket will get you into all three ( Abram's Delight, George Washington's Office and Stonewall Jackson) museums. It is totally worth!!
  • This is your typical old house museum tour. Which I really enjoy and try to do wherever I can. Great old house and mill and the staff were really enjoyable. Go!

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