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Chatham Manor

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

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The house is worth visiting on its own. But its location across the river from Freedericksburg shows how and why that City was largely destroyed when the Union army arrived.

Thank TJR310
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chatham can trace its roots to before the Revolutionary War and was an active site in the Civil War. The house itself is well restored and there are many period furnishings inside. The grounds are well kept and you have a great view of Fredericksburg...More

Thank BBDY
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hopefully the fact that it was about 900 degrees the day we went won't color this review! The grounds of this plantation/historical house were quite interesting and there was a lot of information. I love seeing old houses and imagining what it was like to...More

Thank Edna M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked the gardens on a beautiful springtime day. The trees, especially the two being held up along with their history, were spectacular! The tour of the indoors were also intriguing, so full of history.

Thank Ksakalik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chatham Manor is an amazing hidden gem atop a hillside overlooking Fredericksburg. Initially you are overwhelmed by the extensive exterior decor to enter into a modest but majestic interior. The park service could enhance more but is limited by funding. I would recommend the short...More

Thank 419jjm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This house was headquarters for Federal forces during the battle of Fredericksburg. Great restoration, history and views. Beautiful gardens.

Thank David H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to take family or friends visiting from out of town. Beautiful views of the city, lovely gardens, interesting tours, relaxing place. Highly recommend.

Thank Mandy_Annie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The NPS shares an important era of our country's civil war. Walt Whitman was here as well as Clara Barton. Guides have interesting information about the history of the manor house and it's tole in both Battles of Fredericksburg, which lays just across the Rappahanock...More

Thank 161VAGirl
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This has been the best heritage house we have visited in a two month tour of the US. Just a few people there, no charges, ( but you can give a donation) a couple of really nice young volunteers on the desk, and with the...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The Manor is a great place to start your visit to Fred. Good view of the city, paths through the gardens, places to sit, helpful rangers and lovely bushes and flowers. A mason replacing bricks on a wall gave a nice explanation of the problems...More

Thank Julia A
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Cory S
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!
27 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.
Jack L
10 February 2017|
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Response from Bella0519 | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of parking available. Parking is closer to the building.