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George Wythe House

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Who taught Thomas Jefferson and John Marshall?

George Wythe is an unsung hero. Come and learn about his life and his contributions to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aliena G
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Craftsbury Common, Vermont
Famous for a rason

You must have a ticket to visit this house. It is a famous house of one of the rich in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MBNick
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Lancaster, South Carolina
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth a quick stop/tour when in Historic Williamsburg, but nothing really special in my opinion. You do get to see how people lived back in colonial days.

Thank Butch E
Reviewed 1 week ago

George Wythe is an unsung hero. Come and learn about his life and his contributions to the founding of our country. It will astound you.

Thank Aliena G
Reviewed 1 week ago

You must have a ticket to visit this house. It is a famous house of one of the rich in Williamsburg. This is also the house where Jefferson was taught law by Mr. Wythe. Include it in your visit to the many sites in Colonial...More

Thank MBNick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Self tours are great because you don’t get herded around and you can pose questions if necessary to docents milling about. This house was wonderful. Make sure you visit this one if you are in Colonial Williamsburg. It’s big and interesting. You can take your...More

Thank Mielmonster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you visit Williamsburg, there are numerous historical places to walk through and see. This is another one of those places to see history. Well worth a visit for history lovers like our family. This is one of the original buildings as well.

Thank jwmcrazynurse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The George Wythe house is one Colonial Williamsburg original 88 buildings. George Wythe was Thomas Jefferson's law professor and signer of the Declaration of Independence. The house was used as George Washington's headquarters before the Yorktown siege and use by Rochambeau for months after Cornwallis's...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built in 1750, it was the home and office of George Wythe, prominent lawyer and law professor. He mentored Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, James Monroe, Henry Clay and others. He was the founder of the "moot court system," which many law schools have adopted to...More

Thank john w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was interesting visiting a home of one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. This home is an original and once served as the Rectory for the nearby church. The gardens were very nice and there was a maze that the children may...More

Thank lrow53
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

The Wythe House is most interesting because it is one of previous few original buildings in Colonial Williamsburg, and the parlor still contains the original floor boards where George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and John Marshall all stood, it was remarkable to think we were standing...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed send this George building. All the buildings along the street which is a mile long we're so amazing to see and to try to Envision what it was like back in the 17 and 1800's.

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The Wythe House is part of Colonial Williamsburg, so the admission is within the ticket price for Colonial Williamsburg as a whole -- not a separate admission fee or available alone. Location is right behind Bruton Parish... More
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