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A piece of Punta Gorda history preserved for today and tomorrow!!!

We were following signs for the Chamber of Commerce to pick up some tourist leaflets on Punta Gorda... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
Scotland, United Kingdom
Another Historical Beauty

Great venue for special occasions. My nephew had his cotillion open house there. Lovely job with... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2015
Punta Gorda, Florida
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31 Mar 2017
“Well restored house that has an eclectic collection of decor donated by the community.”
28 Nov 2016
“A piece of Punta Gorda history preserved for today and tomorrow!!!”
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

We were greeted at the door by the curator and she let us tour the inside of the house on our own and explained that not all the decor is original, but some were added later by donations. Awesome community and the people are are...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Earl K
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were following signs for the Chamber of Commerce to pick up some tourist leaflets on Punta Gorda and discovered that the Chamber is based on the second floor of this house. After picking up the info we required, we were allowed to wander through...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

Great venue for special occasions. My nephew had his cotillion open house there. Lovely job with the up keep. So charming.

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank JillFederici
Reviewed 22 July 2015

I visted this old house during the Christmas hoilday. They decorate it very pretty and it's worth the time to visit.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Executive C
Reviewed 31 May 2015

My friend and i always enjoy the Turkey Croissant sandwich at the seating area around the outside bar. Today was no exception! It was delicious, and the drinks were good, and the service fabulous! Just a great Sunday afternoon!

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Gail D
Reviewed 24 April 2015

We waited around, came back, called and went by the historical society. We tried everything to get in but no one came, though it was supposed to be open according to both the website and the historical society person we spoke with. House looked interesting...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Heff17
Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

Although free, I wouldn't call this a must do, but it was interesting to see the home and decor. Several dresses from early years as well as the furnishings and pictures. Everything is very well kept and craftsmanship is readily visible. But not anything you...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank 2B-The-Traveler
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Even though the historical society said it was open, apparently the person who should have been there was not, so we could not visit! Very nice on the outside, but that's all I can say.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Nancyjjj-953
Reviewed 18 February 2015

There is so much to see about this house. The past history of this home is interesting for history buffs and common tourist alike!

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank K W
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Augustus C. Freeman was a mayor and sheriff and built a two story Victorian house in what is now downtown Punta Gorda. It is currently owned by the City of Punta Gorda and is home to a Museum, operated by the Punta Gorda Historical Society,...More

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank Carl P
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