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The McClendon House

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Nice tour for the price. Recommend $2 donation.

Not as grand as the Goodman Home but a nice tour with lots of history about the family and the... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2018
p5hobbs
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Humble, Texas
Historical Home

This home is run by the Historical Society and requires a $7 CASH only entrance fee. Our guide was... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2016
Lisa B
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27 Mar 2018
“Nice tour for the price. Recommend $2 donation.”
15 Oct 2016
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806 W Houston St, Tyler, TX 75702-7933
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Reviewed March 27, 2018

Not as grand as the Goodman Home but a nice tour with lots of history about the family and the house. Recommend reservations as this home isn’t always open.

Thank p5hobbs
Reviewed October 15, 2016

This home is run by the Historical Society and requires a $7 CASH only entrance fee. Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Even enthusiastic which made the visit pleasant. The staircase is absolutely gorgeous! A beautiful mahogany and worth the price of the visit for...More

1  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed June 18, 2016

One of the first homes in Tyler, Tx. You will get a full tour of the property while listening to the tour guide tell about the first family to occupy the home and the parades they had on that street. Just the details and charm...More

3  Thank Brandy R
Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't call it a grand estate but you do the feel of a really nice working family home. Nice history attached to it. And the docent is dedicated to its history and knowledgable.

2  Thank JLGlenn
Reviewed March 20, 2016

I loved the beauty of the house and the furnishings. The people there we wonderful and cared for the house and the preservation of the house. Very refreshing. Keeping the personality of the house and occupants. Would visit again. The fee in nominal and well...More

1  Thank Kate F
Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

We just visited the McClendon home tour. Very well maintained! Carolyn, our docent, was very knowledgeable. The history of the home very interesting, would recommend definitely to others.

2  Thank Debbie P
Reviewed August 6, 2015

With the ability to tour the house at our own pace, we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Few people were there, so get on over, pardner!

1  Thank dianaholbert
Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a restored historical site in Tyler. Workmanship is great and it is worth the side trip to view old-time Tyler. Take a camera...we forgot ours, so can't submit photos, but it is well worth seeing.

3  Thank GALLAWAYTX
Reviewed May 19, 2015

Last April we were privileged to tour a family home of the friend of a friend that was still alive with memories and possibilites, even though she no longer lived there, having spent her youth there, explaining how she sat at the table doing homework....More

1  Thank Michelle P
Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

They only take cash. I don't have anything else to say because I didn't have the cash to go in but I'm required to write 100 characters. It did look cool, though.

3  Thank Courtney L
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