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Jacob Hamblin Home

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Address: Santa Clara Blvd. and Hamblin Dr., St. George, UT
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Historic home with guides

We spent a Saturday afternoon touring this restored home of an early founder of Santa Clara. It was fun to hear about the Man Jacob Hamlin and how instrumental he was with the... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
DEBAND56
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

We spent a Saturday afternoon touring this restored home of an early founder of Santa Clara. It was fun to hear about the Man Jacob Hamlin and how instrumental he was with the local settlers relationships with the native americans.

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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Great historical site. Jacob Hamblin was an early pioneer settler and a friend to the Natives. His home shows how they adapted to the extreme climates of the area.

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Thank Susan L
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great example of an early house in Utah. The tour was interesting and the guides were welcoming. Glad we made this stop.

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

True to the past this place reminds us of great service to others. Service missionary's share some of Jacobs past history. Which includes stories of Indians, travelers, traders and fellow friends. If your passing through, don't miss it! Tours don't take long.

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Murray, Utah
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

The tour guide sang a song he had written that told the history of Jacob Hamblin. It was much more interesting and memorable than if he had just told the story. Jacob Hamblin's story shows the perseverance and grit of the early western settlers. There is no charge for visiting.

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Utah
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

I guess if you are entrenched in early Mormon history you might find this spot of value. I found it to be a rather dull little location. A traveler to this area might be more impressed with a drive or hike through Snow Canyon which is near the Hamblin Home. I live in St. George and entertain out of state... More 

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Ocean Shores, Washington
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

Just another great place in history around St George Utah takes about 1 hr . Another great place is Zion park about 1and a half drive from St George as well. Ernie Nelson

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

My son-in-law is Mormon as it most of the town. The couple (missionaries) who gave us the tour were very informative. It was very interesting to hear about how Jacob Hamblin came to St. George. There were many struggles and it is amazing to learn how the pioneers persevered.

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St. George, Utah
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

It was very interesting to see and hear the stories the had to tell, and to see how they lived. lots of fun.

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

A bit boring...I don't know if it was because I had a toddler with me but I doubt it though cause we had visited other homes and she did fine. But here the talking went on forever and the showing was minimal. It seemed you could tour the place in about 5 minutes but they spoke a lot and dragged... More 

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