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Address: 806 W Houston St, Tyler, TX 75702-7933
Phone Number: +1 903-592-3533
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Historical Home

This home is run by the Historical Society and requires a $7 CASH only entrance fee. Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Even enthusiastic which made the visit... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
Lisa B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This home is run by the Historical Society and requires a $7 CASH only entrance fee. Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Even enthusiastic which made the visit pleasant. The staircase is absolutely gorgeous! A beautiful mahogany and worth the price of the visit for me as I so appreciate the craftsmanship and beauty! The rest of the home is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

One of the first homes in Tyler, Tx. You will get a full tour of the property while listening to the tour guide tell about the first family to occupy the home and the parades they had on that street. Just the details and charm of the house is enough to take your breath away.

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1 Thank Brandy R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't call it a grand estate but you do the feel of a really nice working family home. Nice history attached to it. And the docent is dedicated to its history and knowledgable.

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2 Thank JLGlenn
Kirbyville, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

I loved the beauty of the house and the furnishings. The people there we wonderful and cared for the house and the preservation of the house. Very refreshing. Keeping the personality of the house and occupants. Would visit again. The fee in nominal and well worth it. I loved the antiques and they are 95% original to the house. A... More 

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1 Thank Kate F
Deer Park, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

We just visited the McClendon home tour. Very well maintained! Carolyn, our docent, was very knowledgeable. The history of the home very interesting, would recommend definitely to others.

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2 Thank Debbie P
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

With the ability to tour the house at our own pace, we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Few people were there, so get on over, pardner!

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1 Thank dianaholbert
Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

This is a restored historical site in Tyler. Workmanship is great and it is worth the side trip to view old-time Tyler. Take a camera...we forgot ours, so can't submit photos, but it is well worth seeing.

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3 Thank GALLAWAYTX
Castro Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

Last April we were privileged to tour a family home of the friend of a friend that was still alive with memories and possibilites, even though she no longer lived there, having spent her youth there, explaining how she sat at the table doing homework. If you happen to be in Tyler and Ann or her husband Ron are available,... More 

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1 Thank Michelle P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

They only take cash. I don't have anything else to say because I didn't have the cash to go in but I'm required to write 100 characters. It did look cool, though.

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2 Thank Courtney L
Tyler, Texas
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

This house is beautiful and the information you get while there is unprecedented. The grounds are well kept and the history is fascinating! A must see......

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