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Interesting tour. Found treasure.

Never knew this was out here. Tour guides dressed in period garb offered informative tours of Janes... read more

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Travels101
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Philadelphia, PA
Lovely tour

Had a guided tour with a party. Very nice interior and knowledgeable guide. Would recommend a... read more

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MellWard
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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Costumed guides conduct tours of the historic mansion of the 15th President of the United States, James Buchanan.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1120 Marietta Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-2550
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Reviewed today

Never knew this was out here. Tour guides dressed in period garb offered informative tours of Janes Buchanan’s house, life, and family history. It was interesting and beautifully maintained. Worth a stop if traveling in Lancaster area.

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Reviewed yesterday

Had a guided tour with a party. Very nice interior and knowledgeable guide. Would recommend a visit To see inside this lovely hone

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Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your response. We are glad you enjoyed the visit to Wheatland.

Reviewed yesterday

This is a great value. The people that are involved are wonderful, kind and well informed. It was great.

Thank grosew46
Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your response. We are glad you enjoyed the folks at LancasterHistory.org.

Reviewed 2 days ago

This isn't Monticello. It's surprisingly small (by the standards of a presidential home) about an hour long tour, though certainly worthwhile. They offer guided tours as well as ones "at your own pace" with a different guide in each room. Some of the guides were...More

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Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to review LancasterHistory.org. We are glad you enjoyed the visit to Wheatland. One Saturday per month we off the "at your own Pace" tour. Our history campus offers 300 years of the history of Lancaster County, as well as...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such a fun day. The home is filled with a lot of history. It’s a great way to learn a lot about one of our lesser known Presidents.

Thank Bobby091
Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review LancasterHistory.org. We have a 10 acre Arboretum onsite, along with Wheatland and our Campus of History. We are glad you enjoyed your time here.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have been trying to visit various historic Presidential houses in our travels. We visited President Eisenhower's mansion near Gettysburg, PA on an earlier trip, but on this trip we visited President James Buchanan's historical home (15th President of the US). It...More

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Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review of LancasterHistory.org. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to our 15th President's estate.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful tour from our very knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide, Tom. He covered the details of the lovely residence owned by our 15th President, James Buchanan but also gave us details about his political career and his extended family. Buchanan is our only...More

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Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review LancasterHistory.org. We are glad you enjoyed your tour and guide of Wheatland.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a few hours to entertain ourselves in Lancaster while waiting to pick up a relative. We were very glad that we settled on a visit to Wheatland. Our costumed docent (Nancy) was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. The house is furnished mostly...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful surprise .An Exceptional guide in period costume made this home come alive .How progressive it was to recognize the importance of this period of history and acquire & maintain this house from the early 1940s . Well worth a visit to see...More

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Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review LancasterHistory.org. We are glad you enjoyed your tour and guide. There is much to learn here.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice surprise in Lancaster. It was great to learn more about a President that is little known. The guides were attentive and knowledgeable.

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Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping to visit LancasterHistory.org. Glad to hear you had a great learning experience.

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puffinpower
7 August 2018|
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Response from Sheila S | Reviewed this property |
If you google "James Buchanan's Wheatland" a link to the website will come up. Also see "LancasterHistory"
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cricket4232018
15 July 2018|
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Response from Amy C | Reviewed this property |
No. It's not part of the National Park Service system.
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saramay
25 February 2017|
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Response from Cindy W | Property representative |
Hello, You may call the Visitor Services Center here at LHO and our receptionist can further assist you with your reservation and payment.
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