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Authentic Stage Coach Ride

Once a month Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site gives interested people the opportunity to ride an... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
Lake Placid, Florida
A Step Back to the 1850s

The Fanthorp Inn which operated from 1850-1867 is located in a residential area on the south side... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Joan W
Green Valley, Arizona
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579 Main Street, Anderson, TX 77880
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Once a month Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site gives interested people the opportunity to ride an authentic, renovated stagecoach. The ride alone was worth the visit, but there was so much more. Four ladies played dulcimers on the front porch of the inn. Outstanding! They,...More

1  Thank dianel103
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The Fanthorp Inn which operated from 1850-1867 is located in a residential area on the south side of tiny Anderson, TX in a lovely setting with a huge tree with Spanish moss and a white picket fence out front. It is open Saturdays and Sundays...More

2  Thank Joan W
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Republic of Texas - era stagecoach inn, now an educational establishment. Open weekends only. Displays and docents teaching history and travel on the #Texas #frontier ca. #1840s. Much more fun to learn about and imagine than it really was. Replica of period #stagecoach; check in...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Not many historical stagecoach inns exist anymore and they get scarcer every day. So THANK YOU to the Texas Parks Department for keeping this so well preserved and perfect! My advice- go out of your way to off-the-beaten-path Anderson Texas to visit this historic gem....More

2  Thank Leslie D
Reviewed 20 April 2015

In November, I took my kids to the Twilight Firelight event. It was really cool. We had to wait a bit to ride the stage coach to the Inn, but it was worth it. We listened to people talk, music, danced an old fashion dance,...More

3  Thank Cougy
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Such a wonderful, little known attraction. Stagecoach ride is only on second Saturday of the month -- will be closed June - August 2015. House was once a stage coach stop, built in 1832. Guides are in period dress and on the day we went...More

1  Thank Jm S
Reviewed 16 March 2015

We were visiting Huntsville Prison Museum and decided to check out Fanthorp. We arrived just as the guides were packing to leave -about 3:30 on Saturday. They had been playing musical instruments, giving stagecoach rides, and reenacting life from the 1840s. A couple of nice...More

1  Thank starcriers
Reviewed 14 December 2014

Tom, our guide, was a wealth of information as he led us through the rooms of the house and then out to the coach house. Friendly, fun, informative, age appropriate the whole tour, we loved his presentation. The house was filled with the actual furniture...More

4  Thank Rebekajean
Reviewed 13 October 2014

In reading about the Fanthorp Inn, my husband and I were so looking forward to riding in an actual stagecoach since rides were to be given the second weekend in October when we were traveling through! Unfortunately, the rain made this impossible. However, we were...More

6  Thank Kristi K
Reviewed 2 September 2014

While at the Washington-On-The Brazos-State Historic Site, we saw the sign for the Fanthorp Inn and decided to stop in Anderson just to take a look. I knew tours were only offered on Saturdays and Sundays, so we were pleasantly surprised to see the gate...More

3  Thank Kevin P
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