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Rippon Lodge

Closed Now: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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My guide, John made Rippon Lodge come alive. He provided accurate historical information as well as... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
Judy C
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Destrehan, Louisiana
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I had perfect timing as I got to the Lodge right at 12pm in time for the hourly tour. As with many... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
jehenson81
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Visit one of the oldest homes in Prince William County. Built circa 1747 by Richard Blackburn, the historic house is situated between Neabsco Creek, the Potomac River, and the historic King's Highway (present day Route 1). Mr. Blackburn, and his son...more
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15520 Blackburn Rd, Woodbridge, VA 22191-4101
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

My guide, John made Rippon Lodge come alive. He provided accurate historical information as well as insight about daily life. I especially enjoyed the personal stories of the people who lived and worked on the property. This visit brought me back in time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Judy C
JMA194, Manager at Rippon Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Thank you Judy for your visit and review of Rippon Lodge Historic Site. We appreciate it. I will inform John of how much you enjoyed his tour. We look forward to seeing you in the future at one of our events.

Reviewed July 2, 2018

I had perfect timing as I got to the Lodge right at 12pm in time for the hourly tour. As with many of the other historic homes in Prince Williams County, this house museum is open Thursday through Monday 11am-4pm with tours on the hour....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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JM A, Manager at Rippon Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Thank you so very much for visiting Rippon Lodge Historic Site. I will pass on the compliments to our site interpreter who provided the tour. He will appreciate it. We hope you visit again in the future.

Reviewed March 5, 2018

My son was so taken by this place, he is now a "Junior Preservationist" volunteer. It's not "George Washington slept here" kind of grand history, but a nice place to see some older Virginian architecture. It does have some ties to historical figures ( I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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JM A, Manager at Rippon Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Thank you and we are glad to have your support!

Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

We took the Christmas tour of the lodge today. Our guide was very welcoming and informative. The grounds are beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank KimiLu59
JM A, Manager at Rippon Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

We are happy you enjoyed our holiday tours. Thank you for your visit and please come back again.

Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

I went there with my family this afternoon. My family has lived here for years, but we never knew this place existed until my girlfriends mother, from New Zealand mentioned this place. We went and had a really nice personal tour of the home and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Chad V
JM A, Manager at Rippon Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. I am very happy you all came for a visit and hope you will come back again soon.

Reviewed August 12, 2017

Rippon Lodge is the oldest house remaining in Prince William County in Virginia, near the unincorporated town of Woodbridge. Built around 1747 by Richard Blackburn, it is situated at 15520 Blackburn Road, on high ground overlooking Neabsco Creek. Interestingly, the house is located along a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Taylor B
JM A, Manager at Rippon Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Thank you for your review and am I am thrilled you had a great tour.

Reviewed July 16, 2017

This was a neat little stop. There are a few out buildings, a unique cemetery for family, and a pretty amazing house. I wasn't able to get a tour as they are limited to Saturdays at 11:30 but the outside and grounds were wonderful. It...More

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Date of experience: July 2017
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JM A, Manager at Rippon Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

We hope you will come back so you may see the inside of the Lodge. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed July 10, 2017

We went to Rippon lodge during their WW2 living history demonstration. The experience was great! The reenactors were very friendly, especially with kids, and the grounds of the lodge are immaculate. I can't wait to go back to tour the house!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Ryan R
Management response:Responded July 15, 2017

Thank you for attending our annual World War II event. We are very pleased to hear that you had such a positive experience. We look forward to seeing you again at Rippon Lodge.

Reviewed April 10, 2017

I live just up the road from this place, and it took me 8 years to get there. Shoulda gone sooner... Interesting historic home that has undergone several renovations through the years. Volunteers often perform fun activities around certain holidays, so worth checking their website...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Very nicely done. I learned a lot about history of celebrating xmas, and period decor in the house. they have lots of events year round.

Date of experience: December 2016
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