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“History Lesson”
Review of Ford House Museum

Ford House Museum
Ranked #8 of 26 things to do in Mendocino
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The mid-19th-century home of Jerome Bursley Ford, the founder of Mendocino, today serves as a visitors center on the region.
Reviewed 6 June 2014

The history of Mendocino in a small historic house and a very knowledgeable person on hand for any question. There are picnic tables and a fantastic view of the ocean.

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Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

Very cool place to walk around in. Tons of pictures, and a mini rep of the town from the 1800s, that was really awesome to see. They also had people in period clothing.

Thank KatieToddR
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

It's all about a step back in time to the 1800s and California's rich history in the lumber business. The ford house is well maintained with interesting and descriptive exhibits. The view of the headlands and sea is phenominal. Picnic tables at the back of the house invite you to have lunch and enjoy a gorgeous view of this magical town.

Thank Kate1601
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Reviewed 27 February 2014

We were met by Joan, who ushered us into the house a few minutes before opening. She took us on an historical tour of the town and we are ever the better educated for it. Also we got great ideas for things to do on our vacation.

Thank CTM95
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Reviewed 26 February 2014

A terrific "museum" in a beautiful, readily accessible location. Full of information and tasteful displays. Lots to learn, and an outstanding introduction to an outstanding locality. The staff are great, and in greatly enhances the Mendocino experience. Lots of dedication and genius behind this excellent facility.

Thank Charles B
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