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What a Special Tour!

We called Will Wadsworth back in May to set up a personal tour at the end of September. The tour... read more

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New Braunfels, Texas
Idylic Wedding Homestead

Wow, we just went to a wedding and family brunch here and were so amazed. The venue is beautiful... read more

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San Diego, California
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Two brothers moved to the frontier in 1790 to risk their inheritance on land, This elegant manor house was built by James Wadsworth in 1804, and remains in Wadsworth hands to this day. Original furnishings and ephemera are part of the unique appeal...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We called Will Wadsworth back in May to set up a personal tour at the end of September. The tour was fantastic! My husband and I were in awe with the wonderful stories Will told of the Wadsworth family, as well as the house and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, we just went to a wedding and family brunch here and were so amazed. The venue is beautiful, horses in nearby fields, amazing porch. Food was catered by Caledonia Village Inn and it was the best wedding food I have ever had, everything was...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This tour was so incredible! Will made his family history come alive. There was no formal script reading in this tour. It was so wonderful that the family history is intact and well as all of the family heirlooms. We will definitely be back and...More

1  Thank Laura G
WILL W, Owner at The Wadsworth Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Hi Laura, thank you for including the Wadsworth Homestead in your travel plans. It was a pleasure meeting the two of you. Every tour is different because of the interests of the visitors. Sometimes we spend more time on things and sometimes on thoughts and...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

My nephew and his wife were married at the Wadsworth Homestead recently. I had never been there but greatly enjoyed the house, the lawn for the ceremony and the large reception tent. Horsdeuvres however you spell them were served inside in one of the period...More

Thank Joseph L
WILL W, Owner at The Wadsworth Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Joseph, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It was a fun wedding and a great set of families. We enjoy sharing the property with nice people and you all made the grade. Will W

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

I love old homes and their history! Will Wadsworth was a most generous, informative guide, who experinced some of the home's history first hand. Loved the story of the aunt's memorial marker, the Seneca calling card and the grandpa's hat!!! (I don't know why this...More

Thank VMC87
WILL W, Owner at The Wadsworth Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you VMC87, you were obviously paying attention. It is a real honor to be representing the Wadsworth Homestead for my family. They are awesome for letting me show it to the world.

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I spent my childhood in the Town of Geneseo and enjoyed seeing the history come to life in the personal tour of a current Wadsworth family member. It was a unique opportunity to see through the eyes of someone who so obviously loves the history...More

1  Thank Frances A
WILL W, Owner at The Wadsworth Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Frances, What a nice review. It was great fun having you here. It's fun to hear about the house from your point of view. Thank you very much for including us in your visit and encouraging others to stop by. WW

Reviewed 24 July 2018

My wife and I visited the Wadsworth Homestead in Geneseo on Tuesday 7/24/2018 taking a tour. You are greeted by a most wonderful friendly hospitable member of the family and he spends time to show you rooms furniture private belongings about his historical family about...More

1  Thank plazazoo
WILL W, Owner at The Wadsworth Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Dear E and L, Thank you for visiting the Wadsworth Homestead and for this very nice review. I'm glad we didn't disappoint, and that you got a WAW hat trick! I'm also glad you got to see a little more of Geneseo than you did...More

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Driving back to my hotel after dropping off my daughter for orientation at Geneseo I noticed a beautiful home around the corner from the campus with a sign Wadsworth Homestead. Having grown up in the Hartford area the name sounded familiar so I looked on...More

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WILL W, Owner at The Wadsworth Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

I am so glad you found us. It was exciting to hear that a friend with a Hartford connection was coming for a visit. I looked forward to hearing your impressions of the extended Wadsworth family. It was clear that you appreciated the beauty and...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018

We stumbled across this Incredible gem! The house was not "officially" open but Will took the time to give us an incredible tour with lots of details about his family. We love historical homes but getting the history 1st hand was such a treat. Even...More

Thank Carol N
WILL W, Manager at The Wadsworth Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi Carol, Yours was a fun visit. I enjoyed meeting you and finding out what interested you about the house. I can't thank you enough for posting this positive review. Trip advisor is the biggest driver of tours. Reviews like this are very helpful in...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018

Clearly people are loving the Wadsworth Homestead, as you see from all the reviews. We came as part of our antique car club, and could not have been more impressed with the first-hand telling of history from Will Wadsworth. Of the many historical house tours...More

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WILL W, Manager at The Wadsworth Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

There is so much to learn. The visitor questions and stories have enhanced this tour from its beginnings. The story has gotten more dimensional since 2012 when people began asking for tours. This has always been a collaborative effort and by listening we have gained...More

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TomM3151
3 September 2016|
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Response from WILL W | Property representative |
Tours start at 11:00, 12:00, and 1:00 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If these days don't work we can make special arrangements for groups of five or more. Please call Will at 585-764-9005 to make arrangements. Thank you.
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