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Robert Toombs House State Historic Site

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Address: 216 E. Robert Toombs Ave, Washington, GA
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+1 706-678-2226
10:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Fascinating History!

Personalized tour by a knowledgeable tour guide who supplied anecdotal information as well as basic historical facts. We thoroughly enjoyed it and learned some interesting things... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 December 2016
Senoia, Georgia, United States
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Senoia, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Personalized tour by a knowledgeable tour guide who supplied anecdotal information as well as basic historical facts. We thoroughly enjoyed it and learned some interesting things about Robert Toombs.

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

If you like this sort of thing, it's a good stop while in Washington, GA. I must say, the best part was the kind, knowledgable docent. The young lady added some information about the house and spent a bit talking to me about Toombs' love of Shakespeare as well as sharing her passion for music (piano and singing).

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

One of the most interesting things my wife and I have discovered while visiting antebellum houses and plantations throughout the South is that, in my cases, the owners of the properties are often even more interesting. Take the Robert Toombs House at 216 East Robert Toombs Avenue in Washington, Georgia, for example. The house is extraordinary. Built between 1794 and... More 

1 Thank Taylor B
Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is a wonderful piece of Georgia and American history. Though he is largely forgotten now, Toombs was a significant leader in the 19th century, whether you agree with his politics or not.

Thank tacitusone
Nashville, Tennessee
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

The Robert Toombs home is still under renovation and was in the process of cleaning up after a flood from December when we visited. Upon entering we were given a brief overview of Robert Toombs and then given guidebooks for the rest of the time. There was not much information about Robert Toombs that could not have been gotten from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

we had a chance to visit the Toombs House during Revolution Days in Washington. They had a special program to interpret history with actors in many of the rooms. How informative, how exciting, it really made history come alive. They did an excellent job. Very professional, very well done... a true treat. the house is very interesting has a great... More 

Thank SouthernTravel
Gainesville, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

from the street is looks to be a grand home of the old south. period furniture inside perpetuates the time travel. host does a wonderful job of sharing details of the home, man and period of history. very informative tour, easy to find and the fievet's pharmacy chili dogs only bark at night

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Washington, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

Great place to visit and learn about some of the History of Washington, Ga. And of the South. The host is dressed as Robert Tombs as he takes you through the House.

1 Thank David A
Evans, Ga
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014 via mobile

We recently went here one Saturday. The employee there that day was very helpful and knowledgable the books given at the beginning of tour were somewhat helpful. Plenty of information to read about Robert Toombs. Home had recently been repaired from water damage and painted. The only problem is the grounds have no gardens to see. They talk about how... More 

1 Thank tleeEvans
Suwanee, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

This house is historically correct down to the furniture used by Robert Toombs. There was a great video before the tour that is a must.It sets the stage for Robert Toombs life story and his part in the confederacy. Very interesting.

1 Thank LynnM0118

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