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Chinsegut Hill Museum, Brooksville

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Antebellum Manor filled with antiques and documents from the fourth and final owners of the property, Raymond and Margaret Robins. Take a journey through the Seminole War Era Pearsons, the Plantation years of the Ederingtons and Snows, and the politically powerful years of the Robins. Tours given during open hours, and interactive events occur weekly.
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  • Chinsegut Hill has a long history, dating back to pre civil war. It is located on the second highest point in Florida. It is well maintained with beautiful grounds suitable for family events. The...  more »
  • Chinsegut is an Old Florida mansion and site that makes for a nice visit. Our docent, Ross, gave us background history as we toured the first floor of the mansion (the second floor should be ready...  more »
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  • This is a beautiful piece of history. The manor is currently closed for repairs, I was told it is scheduled to reopen in September. The property features large plantation mansion with the most wonderful wraparound porch on the top and bottom floors. The top floor of the home hosts a museum with so much history, artifacts, letters and more. Many of the rooms have original furniture and decor. The property also has 7 cottages that each sleep 8. They have a living room, kitchen, dining room and 4 rooms with 2 twin beds. Each room had it's own bathroom. There is also a dining hall with a commercial kitchen, fire pit and classroom with a 100+ capacity. But to me, the stand out is the oak trees. 2 main trees have been named and hold great historical significance, but the property is glittered with stunning oaks and other plants. It would be a perfect location for a wedding or any other event. Looking forward to visiting again.
  • Take time to eat lunch at Chinsegut Hill. Reservations are required. The food was well prepared. The staff did a great job. After lunch we took part in the tour of the house. It was nice to see the mansion restored. The grounds are well kept, and offer great views of the area. A great place if you are interested in local history.

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