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Address: 19484 Brandy Rd, Brandy Station, VA 22714-2213
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Run by the Brandy Station Foundation, the Graffiti House is a must for Civil War history buffs. It's a free tour, but making a small donation is always appreciated. The funds go... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2016
Traveler O
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Run by the Brandy Station Foundation, the Graffiti House is a must for Civil War history buffs. It's a free tour, but making a small donation is always appreciated. The funds go to maintaining the house and support ongoing efforts to save and preserve the battlefield encompassing the area. A worthy cause. Staff are very knowledgeable and offer a free... More 

Thank Traveler O
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We really thought this was interesting and I agree that the passion of the folks who tell you about it and have preserved it makes it all the more interesting. It turned out to be far more interesting than the actual battleground of Brandy Station, which was our original destination.

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Derby, Connecticut
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Awesome place if you love history. It is run by volunteers. So when that sign is out stop by & visit. If you R a history buff this is the place to go. I live up in CT so I came down to visit family & on the drive to get to my destination we pass it. So when I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 6 December 2015

The first time we visited Brandy Station, we got lost. We drove miles down the wrong road, finally turned back and found the battlefield, which at the time wasn't marked or attended very well. Not so today. Brandy Station is located six miles northeast of Culpepper, Virginia, on Route 15/29. On June 9, 1863, it was the site of the... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Could clearly tell that the folks that work here are passionate about what they teach and share. Very interesting and good stories!!

Thank Faith T
Arlington, Virginia
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352 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I visited the "Graffiti House' in Brandy Station, VA. Brandy Station is a few miles north of Culpeper on US 29/15 and was the site of the largest cavalry engagement of the Civil War. The "Graffiti House" served as a field hospital after the battle of Brandy Station. Wounded soldiers made drawings, signed their names, etc. while there. The house... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

The house functioned as a field hospital during the Civil War and many of its walls are filled with writings and signatures of the soldiers who were there. The volunteers are very knowledgeable about the house, how the writings were discovered and preserved, and about many of the soldiers whose signatures and writings are on the walls. We went expecting... More 

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Willow Street
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Commemorating Civil War battles fought around Bandy Station, Virginia, the house has been saved from demolition. Its big attraction is the marvelous collection of autographs and drawings left on the walls by soldiers, many of whom were wounded patients. Quite fortuitously we were there on a day of a special event. Many re-enactors in their uniforms and dresses brought the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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389 reviews
253 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2014

The Graffiti House is a niche Civil War site located just off Rte 29 in Brandy Station, VA. It is owned/operated by the private Brandy Station Foundation. It is known as "The Graffiti House" because Union and Confederate soldiers used charcoal to write and draw on the walls of the home. The writings were later covered the with plaster and... More 

1 Thank G C
Orange County, California
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Reviewed 8 August 2014

Anytime I am even remotely near the D.C. area I am compelled to re visit this site. It keeps getting better, and thankfully more preserved each time I drop by. I truly am glad it is getting the attention it deserves, for as you can see by the photos, and others postings, this is probably one of the more important... More 

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