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Address: 17130 Monument Circle, Isle of Wight, VA 23397
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+1 757-365-9771

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self guided visit

we did a self guided visit and it was wonderful lots of history and it is a spirited place. at least three spirits we picked up on. wish we had more time to stay.

Reviewed 17 October 2015
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Reviewed 17 October 2015

we did a self guided visit and it was wonderful lots of history and it is a spirited place. at least three spirits we picked up on. wish we had more time to stay.

Thank purtie26
Norfolk, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Now the home for the Isle of Wight Economic Development Offices which are located on the second floor, the first floor museum really gives you an understanding of the community and the way of life back in time. Definitely worth a visit.

2 Thank JimCarroll3
Isle of Wight, Virginia
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Reviewed 6 May 2015

Lots of history to explore in this historic house. Formerly a tavern, the house has interesting artifacts and architecture.

Thank Constance C
Suffolk, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2014

We had a wonderful visit to this lovely eighteenth century tavern, having wanted to come for a few years. We were very disappointed to learn that it is closing permanently as a tourist attraction due to lack of public interest, so many of the previously displayed items were already moved out of the tavern. The building is being converted to... More 

1 Thank DocChesapeake
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2013

This is an old colonial era building that was once a Tavern/Inn and then a private residence that is now a museum so don't be looking for alcohol refreshments! The building has been restored to the Colonial era. Admission is free and the guided tours last 1.5 hours. The tour is full of local history and the building has several... More 

Thank jaimeaus
Westminster, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2013

This former tavern and home was owned by Boykin, who served with Patrick Henry and was at Valley Forge with Washington. It has been made into a small museum that houses some very beautiful antiques from the Revolutionary War era. It's been set up as it would have been during that time and they've done an excellent job of it.... More 

2 Thank tripprf

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