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Address: 838 Historic National Road West, US 40, Cambridge City, IN
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+1 765-478-3172
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Fri 13:00 - 15:00
Sat 09:00 - 13:00

Historic home where westward travelers would stop.

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We stopped for one of the two tours available on Fridays only. While I expected a tour of the grounds, the exterior of the farmhouse, maybe the barn, the one-hour tour was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 June 2015
West Lafayette
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Rio Grande, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

You will learn about life for a rather large family on the National Highway. The family operated an inn type setting for travelors. The basement level has several exhibits about the time period. An outer barn and smokehouse are available for view. The lower floor of the barn can be utilized as a meeting room.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

It's great to learn about the family that lived here, and the settlers who traveled on the National Road in the mid 19th century. I would recommend this place for anyone interested in frontier history, and learning about a very different time.

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West Lafayette
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

We stopped for one of the two tours available on Fridays only. While I expected a tour of the grounds, the exterior of the farmhouse, maybe the barn, the one-hour tour was confined to three rooms in the 1840s house. Still, our guide Joe Frost made that tour interesting for our small group, including four children about 10 or younger.... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015

This is an important farmhouse on the National Road, This is an early home built about 1840, Mr, Huddleston ran an stop for travelers.The home is nicely furnished and is well wort your time while in the area. The home is only open on Fridays, for two tours. The limited times are because of budget cuts to the agency that... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

This was a great place to visit! We were in Greenfield to see James Whitcomb Riley sites and made an appointment here. Our guide, I forget his name, was super nice and very informative. The home was one of many early places on the National Road where travelers could stop to sleep and eat, which would be more comfortable and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2012

This is an awesome historic home. Our tour guide, Jim, was really into sharing the story of how the Huddleston's made their living and how they helped travelers trekking westward on the National Road in search of land. In the basement their are high tech, interactive exhibits focused on the history of the Historic National Road, from pioneer era to... More 

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