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Grouseland (William Henry Harrison Mansion)

3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, IN 47591
+1 812-882-2096
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Well-maintained house of William Harrison

See the house of Indiana's war hero and first governor who briefly became president of the US. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert W
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Park Ridge, Illinois
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Hidden treasure

This was well worth the travel time. Our tour guide was engaging, enthusiastic, and informative... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
empress1205
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Franklin, Ohio
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3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, IN 47591
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

See the house of Indiana's war hero and first governor who briefly became president of the US. The house also contains a good book store and gift shop.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was well worth the travel time. Our tour guide was engaging, enthusiastic, and informative, offering great insight into the life of a man often remembered only for his short tenure as president. The house itself is absolutely gorgeous, and chock full of artifacts from...More

Thank empress1205
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guide went through everything in regards to the home and the life of William Henry Harrison. It is a beautiful home and worth the time spent. Vincennes is an easy town to tour on foot.

Thank mules642001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I learned so much about our 9th president on this tour. Very nice property and very knowledgeable tour guide. Although he was in office the shortest period of time of any president, he did a lot while he was in office. He did so much...More

Thank zimmerman316
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

William Henry Harrison became the ninth president of the United States in 1841. Elected at age 67, he was then the oldest man to take the office, and became the first U.S. president to die in office. His one-month occupancy was the shortest. Saved from...More

Thank Kimtastic101
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is my second visit to Grouseland. This is beautiful home and a great story, not just for Indiana history, but for US history or just anyone interested in the time period. The guide was super knowledgeable, wonderfully friendly. My nieces who were traveling with...More

Thank traveler1114
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Very enjoyable and information packed tour! Beautiful house and excellently planned design. Thankful the DAR was able to get the house and maintain it to preserve this piece of history.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have visited this place with classroom trips from school and just with my family. When you are with a large group, it is nice to see more and see them operating the old print equipment. You also get a better tour of the house...More

Thank jtr56
Reviewed 10 February 2017

It was very interesting to see the home of our 9th president, William Henry Harrison. It was located in a wilderness area when it was built so most of the materials and furnishings had to be brought in from the east. We love history and...More

Thank 160beverlys
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I first heard about Grouseland years ago when I was attended Vincennes University and never took the time to visit. Now after all these year and now having two children of my own. My wife and I were looking for something entertaining to do with...More

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Phyllis R
What does it cost to take the tour?
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Response from jtr56 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it has a cost and I have been there with groups every time. I think the group rate was $5. For individuals, I really can't say the price. It is worth it to see the history and listen to the stories. A much simpler... More
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