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Horace Williams House

610 E Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3720
+1 919-942-7818
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Interesting 19th Century Archecture

We took a tour of this historic houses - the only one in town open to the public and enjoyed... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2017
Arline Z
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Metuchen, New Jersey
Very poor handicapped accessibility.

I am in a wheelchair and was interested in seeing an artist's show at the Horace Williams House and... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2016
elissa55
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Cary, North Carolina
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This restored 19th-century home now houses Chapel Hill's Preservation Society.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
16 Jun 2017
“Interesting 19th Century Archecture”
7 Nov 2016
“Very poor handicapped accessibility.”
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610 E Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3720
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

We took a tour of this historic houses - the only one in town open to the public and enjoyed looking at the 19th century furnishings and hearing about the many University professors who lived here and remodeled the house in various styles. The house...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2016

I am in a wheelchair and was interested in seeing an artist's show at the Horace Williams House and called in advance and was told they were 100% handicapped accessible. Upon arriving I did find one handicapped parking space in a gravel driveway but no...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2015

We called their number four or five times and always received a message machine. We could not find the address on their web page (I do see it above, but too late, we were there for the weekend).

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Reviewed August 16, 2015

Art flavor that is....this historic building is nicely done and one may wander from room to room viewing the local history. Students were available to answer any questions. It is only open certain days. Check schedule before arriving.

Thank Joanne H
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Reviewed July 7, 2015

I've been inside several times for various functions. It's a beautiful, old house, but I've always felt it could be used in a better way. For example, if they furnished all the rooms in period style, they could give tours of the house itself. I'm...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2015

The Horace Williams House is a small but beautiful historic house with garden in Chapel Hill, with interesting art exhibits.

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Reviewed April 30, 2015

This historic building is worth a visit just to see the inside of the house and walk around outside. There are regular exhibits of artwork, often by local and regional artists. I haven't been to an event there, but I have exhibited art and there...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2015

The egg hunt at the Horace Williams house is a lot of fun for little kids. It is free and there are lots of fun games for the kids to play once they finish hunting for eggs.

Thank KiKieclipse
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Reviewed January 30, 2014

This beautiful house on Franklin St. brilliantly showcases Chapel Hill's historic background by providing a quaint and charming experience for its visitors. The house itself is a town landmark. I visited for just under an hour and I learned so much! Truly a must see...More

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Reviewed January 9, 2013

A big rambling house that seems to have belonged to a well-to-do professor of philosophy. Good venue for weddings.

1  Thank BornTooLoose
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