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Eleutheros Cooke House and Garden

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Address: 1415 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, OH
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+1 419-627-0640

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Beautiful house and furnishings!!

Visited here on International Museum Day and loved the tour! Wow what a gorgeous array of decor. The house is stunning and loved the greenhouse too. Very informative staff... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 June 2016
Detroit, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Visited here on International Museum Day and loved the tour! Wow what a gorgeous array of decor. The house is stunning and loved the greenhouse too. Very informative staff. Thx :) There are only stairs so now you've been warned if you are in a wheelchair or have difficulty with stairs. Bring your camera!

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

The house dates to pre-civil war and is the 4th house constructed by Cooke, the father of Jay Cooke, who was essential to funding the Union cause. It changed hands only three times (once to his granddaughter), even changing location during the process. The last private owners, the Dorns, remodeled it in the early fifties, mostly to her taste, but... More 

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Mount Vernon, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is a free museum. The house is just as it was when the last resident died in the 1990s. Mrs. Dorn wanted it preserved in the 1950s style from when it was remodeled and it has been kept this way. The volunteer tour guide was very pleasant and knowledgeable. I'm glad we stopped. Tour takes roughly 25-30 minutes. We... More 

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Mansfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2014

This home is lovely, inside and out. Looking at the outside, I imagined a much different interior than the Fifties theme I found inside. The tour guide, Ed, was amazing and provided an indepth overview of the property and furnishings inside the home. Well worth a stop if you're in the area and interested in history, architecture or antiques. Or... More 

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