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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 5 days ago

We stopped in early and it was closed. But the grounds have a spectacular view of the city. The area is now overgrown with trees. But you can imagine what the view of the battlefield in the city was from here. Worth a quick stop,

Thank SlowPoke59
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I visited on a late Saturday morning. There were no crowds and admission is free. The grounds were beautiful to walk through, the views are amazing and the architecture of the house is something to appreciate. We watched a short movie inside...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds are breathtaking with the beautiful gardens and fish pond. The view of the river, and old Downtown Fredericksburg from the back are beautiful. It's a very peaceful and serene place to visit. I just wish that they had more of the house available...More

Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 17 July 2017

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

1  Thank Edna M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

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 11 July 2017

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 30 June 2017

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

Thank David H
Reviewed 27 June 2017

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
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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
9 February 2017|
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Response from Bella0519 | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of parking available. Parking is closer to the building.