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Frank Kemper House

Harrisonburg, VA
+1 540-249-4435
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Great way to learn about the area.

Met by great staff, so helpful. Loads of civil war history/pictures that occurred in the area... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
TCjoel
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Traverse City, Michigan
A worthwhile Little Museum

Port Republic is a village that time has forgotten--ten minutes down the road from sprawling... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
waldentenn
,
Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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Historic home dating back to the Civil War that can be visited by appointment or every Sunday during posted hours.
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1 May 2017
“Great way to learn about the area.”
4 Sep 2016
“A worthwhile Little Museum”
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Harrisonburg, VA
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+1 540-249-4435
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Met by great staff, so helpful. Loads of civil war history/pictures that occurred in the area. Very interesting. Lots of brochures and magazines about the area. Excellent confectionery in the welcome center. Had to buy some. Enjoyed the gift shop. Great place to start.

Thank TCjoel
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Port Republic is a village that time has forgotten--ten minutes down the road from sprawling Harrisonburg. The community created a small local history museum in the Frank Kemper House, most noted as the building in which Turner Ashby, the famous Confederate cavalry commander, laid in...More

Thank waldentenn
Reviewed 6 October 2013

The place is not in Harrisonburg as the map notes. It's a about ten miles southeast of the downtown area. The map location is incorrect.v

Thank Rapidsman
Reviewed 12 May 2012

The Kemper House is in historic Port Republic, a little village with a huge heritage. The volunteer staff here does everything possible on a shoestring budget. Don't expect the Smithsonian but this little site is worth a side trip from Harrisonburg--ask about visiting the nearby...More

3  Thank waldentenn
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