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Great way to learn about Life of POTUS #15

My wife and I enjoy visiting Presidents houses. Wheatland is a great place to learn about the life... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BugleBoy2016
Interesting!

Tour of President Buchanan's home was interesting. Tour takes about an hour and our tour guide was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Costumed guides conduct tours of the historic mansion of the 15th President of the United States, James Buchanan.
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1120 Marietta Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-2550
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoy visiting Presidents houses. Wheatland is a great place to learn about the life of President Buchanan. Our tour guide Patricia was great and dressed in period outfit. Very knowledgeable. It was great to see lots of actual furniture used by...More

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Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review LancasterHistory.org. We are pleased that you enjoyed President Buchanan's home and tour.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tour of President Buchanan's home was interesting. Tour takes about an hour and our tour guide was knowledgeable.

Thank dovo51
Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review LancasterHistory.org. It's great to hear things about our guides and Buchanan's home.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a lovely afternoon at Wheatland. The grounds are beautiful and the house is in wonderful condition. We were pleased to learn so much about Buchanan, a president we knew very little about. We were also thrilled that so many of the furnishings were...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully preserved home of James Buchanan. 80% of the furnishings are those used by him. Wonderful tour and beautiful grounds.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wheatland provides a very interesting tour of James Buchanan's home, his life, and family. The tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable. The grounds surrounding the home are lovely!

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Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review LancasterHistory.org. We are glad you enjoyed your Wheatland Tour and our Arboretum. There are over 100 species of trees on our 10 acres.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wheatland was the home of James Buchanan, the U.S.A.'s 15th president. He isn't exactly the most well known leader we've had, and I braced myself for a disappointing visit. I was wrong! The tour guide was well informed and mostly unbiased. Information about Buchanan was...More

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Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review LancasterHistory.org. We are glad you enjoyed his home and our Exhibition Galleries.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With myself and some others in our party being history geeks, this was on our list. OK, so Buchanan was not one of my top ten favorite presidents - not even close - but this needs to be on your list. Surprised by what a...More

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Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Wheatland and Tanger Arboretum. Were are happy you enjoyed your visit with us. The Arborteum is part of American Horticultural Society. We have a 2018 Nature Series up to October.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's always interesting to get a glimpse into the lifestyles of the rich and famous, particularly former presidents from the past. Wheatland does not disappoint. The tour of the home lasts around an hour and the guides are well informed. While the focus is on...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have a "thing" for Presidential homes and this didn't disappoint. The guide was well informed and answered my 2.7 billion questions. We were the only two on the tour, so we had plenty of time to look at everything.

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Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review LancasterHistory.org. We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us.

Reviewed July 14, 2018

We weren't sure if we wanted to take this tour, but we're really glad we did. No matter what one might think of this president, we found the home and the guide to be very educational and interesting. The home is beautiful, huge, and obviously...More

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Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review LancasterHistory.org. We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us.

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puffinpower
August 6, 2018|
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Response from Sheila S | Reviewed this property |
If you google "James Buchanan's Wheatland" a link to the website will come up. Also see "LancasterHistory"
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cricket4232018
July 14, 2018|
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No. It's not part of the National Park Service system.
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February 24, 2017|
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Hello, You may call the Visitor Services Center here at LHO and our receptionist can further assist you with your reservation and payment.
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