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Kilgore Lewis House

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Another Historic Greenville Home

When it comes to Historic homes in downtwn Greenville, this is one of the oldest in town. Kilgore... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2013
Harry S
Step back into the history of "This Old House"

I love this house and you will also. The upkeep is fine for me; but I like it untouched. Take notes... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016
Gwen N
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  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
17 Jun 2017
“Historic Greenville”
4 Nov 2016
“Step back into the history of "This Old House"”
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

The house was not open as stated on their website. We were able to take a walk through the gardens . The gardens were well done.

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

I love this house and you will also. The upkeep is fine for me; but I like it untouched. Take notes and a Smartphone. It is awesome.

Thank Gwen N
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Let me begin the review with a major positive about this place. The grounds are simply beautiful, almost stunning for this time of the year (May) but if this place, going forward, wants to advertise on it's web site that it can handle weddings, it...More

Thank DjCraig95
Reviewed 24 September 2015

I wish I could tell you what it looked like but they were closed. We went there on a Wednesday and saw a note on the door. We did look in the windows and what we saw was nice. It isn't set up like most...More

Thank Melanie K
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Wife and I stopped in. There was a garden club meeting going on, but we were welcomed right in. House is historically important, but it was not really decorated and stages like you would expect. There was some period furniture, but it looked more like...More

Thank mikeinflorida1507
Reviewed 16 November 2013

I have lived in Greenville for nearly 20 years, and am a lifelong resident of the Upstate -- yet I had never heard of the Kilgore-Lewis house until I found it on Tripadvisor while searching for something new to see in town. Having been on...More

3  Thank TheTraveling4some
Reviewed 13 July 2013

Who knew there were 5 gorgeous acres hidden in town? Complete w/ pond, historical home and walking paths! Just gorgeous grounds that can be visited anytime free of charge. House is open 10-2 Wed. - Friday usually, but call before you go if you want...More

3  Thank smamf1922
Reviewed 25 April 2013

When it comes to Historic homes in downtwn Greenville, this is one of the oldest in town. Kilgore House represents the middle eighteenth centrury in Greenville when downtown was just being formed was we see it today.

1  Thank Harry S
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Sadly, we were disappointed with the condition of this house. Some rooms were poorly furnished while others were used as disorganized storage areas. The restorations that were done didn't appear to be true to the period that this home represents. Hopefully with time and funding...More

1  Thank gilmoreooa
Reviewed 24 January 2013

The Kilgore Lewis House is on beautiful grounds and has friendly docents to give you a tour. It was actually moved to its present location, and all the rooms are decorated according to the time period of the house. We went in December, and the...More

1  Thank Jan C
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