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Address: 15520 Blackburn Rd, Woodbridge, VA 22191-4101
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Out-of-the-way Historic Home

I live just up the road from this place, and it took me 8 years to get there. Shoulda gone sooner... Interesting historic home that has undergone several renovations through the... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
LarryAkey
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I live just up the road from this place, and it took me 8 years to get there. Shoulda gone sooner... Interesting historic home that has undergone several renovations through the years. Volunteers often perform fun activities around certain holidays, so worth checking their website to see what is coming up.

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Thank LarryAkey
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Very nicely done. I learned a lot about history of celebrating xmas, and period decor in the house. they have lots of events year round.

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Thank AmyChaff
Woodbridge, Virginia
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This beautiful home is well preserved and shows the historic settings many wealthier citizens enjoyed.

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Thank Karen A
Dumfries, Virginia
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38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Rippon Lodge Historic Site is a wonderful, quite historic home and surrounding park. The park has a few walking trails and a garden during the summer.

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Thank wmay13241
Buffalo NY
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78 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

History lovers should check it out. See how the white people lives as compared to the slave quarters. Depressing but interesting.

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1 Thank Shaymus
Manassas, Virginia
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

A beautiful example of architecture that spans the years. This house shows how houses evolve over time and isn't dedicated to just one period. that makes it more than a historic place but a house throughout history. The pine paneling in the formal parlor is beautiful! If you get the right tour guide, you might be able to also learn... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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354 reviews
148 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Rippon Lodge was a private home that has passed through many generations of just a few families, so it's in pretty good shape. They have photos that show how the house's exterior changed over the years, with the addition of new wings, porches, rooms and swapping doors and windows. I found the best part to be the colonial era when... More 

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1 Thank Karen L
Virginia
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112 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Today was the first time I have been to Rippon Lodge. Having lived in Woodbridge for 15 years I am sorry I have never visited this home. Today was day two of WWII days. Re enactors were staged outside the home and were very informative. The tour of the downstairs only of the house was geared towards the World War... More 

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1 Thank VirginiaPatriot
Woodbridge, Virginia
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2013

Well it isn't really lodging as you can't stay there. They have historic tours to tell you all about the lodge and it's historic past and connection with George Washington and Admiral Perry's North pole adventure. You'll love it and you might even see a deer or two up close during your visit.

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Springfield, VA
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246 reviews
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

My husband and I followed the signs off I-95 for this historic site on a recent Saturday afternoon and were not disappointed. Althought we've both lived in Northern Virginia for most of our lives, we weren't familiar with Rippon Lodge, which was in private hands for many years and only opened to the public within the past decade. As it... More 

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