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Wright's Ferry Mansion

38 S 2nd St, Columbia, PA 17512-1402
+1 717-684-4325
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One of Lancaster County's Hidden gems!

This little gem of a home is So worth visiting, but only open until October, so hurry on in... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
TravelLovers2015
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Arizona
wright's ferry mansion

What a delightful surprise! This is a little treasure tucked away in Lancaster County. I would... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Sara C
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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38 S 2nd St, Columbia, PA 17512-1402
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+1 717-684-4325
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

This little gem of a home is So worth visiting, but only open until October, so hurry on in! History buffs, you will love it, as Suzanna Wright.....the original owner of the home was a mentor to Benjamin Franklin, and was so interesting in so...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

What a delightful surprise! This is a little treasure tucked away in Lancaster County. I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in a beautifully restored 1750s home. The furnishings are not original to the house, but great care has been taken to restore...More

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Take a trip back in time to visit the 18th century home of an independent and successful businesswoman in Pennsylvania. Your expert tour guide introduces you to the life and experiences of Susan Wright through a room-by-room narrated tour. The house is furnished with authentic...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Wow! We just recently heard about the Wright's Ferry Mansion even though we live in the same county as the museum. I was not expecting much for a $5 tour! While we waited outside for our tour we marveled at the beauty of this 'mansion.'...More

Thank michellelynnp
Reviewed 26 May 2017

While visiting Lancaster County we took a trip to the Wright;s Ferry Mansion in Columbia, Pa. It does not appear to be a mansion in the conventional sense. It is however, a very sturdy, well-maintained pre-revolutionary structure tucked away on a somewhat secluded residential street....More

Thank Frank E
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The mansion is the restored home of Susan Wright an early 18th century settler in Lancaster county. Every room has been restored to its pre-1750 condition and has been outfitted with the furniture and furnishings of the pre-mid eighteenth century. Our tour guide was extremely...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 6 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.

Thank npustraveler
Reviewed 30 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....More

2  Thank Lois6201
Reviewed 25 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!

Thank cuse_is_loose
Reviewed 10 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.

Thank HRKC
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