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Abram's Delight, Winchester

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Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Abram's Delight is a historic home located in Winchester, Virginia. Built in 1754, it is the oldest house in the city. It was owned by the Hollingsworth family for almost 200 years and is typical of the Shenandoah Valley architecture of the Scotch-Irish settlers. The property was added to the Virginia Landmarks Register (VLR) in 1972 and the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1973. Abram's Delight currently serves as a historic house museum.

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  • Excellent, passionate tour guide who obviously loves the history and lore of this old estate and of the Winchester area. This old house is a well-preserved gem of a bygone time, with many authentic...  more »
  • Visited the house and grounds with our toddler. Walking around the grounds is free. To go into the house you pay a small entrance fee. Historical signs are around the grounds to read about the site...  more »
  • If you like museums, then you will love Abram's Delight! This museum starts you off with the rich history of Winchester. Friendly staff, easy to get to, lots of historical facts. Clean bathrooms and a cute little gift shop full of items to purchase. I highly recommend purchasing a block ticket for $10.00. This ticket will get you into all three ( Abram's Delight, George Washington's Office and Stonewall Jackson) museums. It is totally worth!!
  • This is your typical old house museum tour. Which I really enjoy and try to do wherever I can. Great old house and mill and the staff were really enjoyable. Go!

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