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This is a lovely house. It is owned by the city of Petersburg. There is limited funding for this wonderful historical site so its hours are also limited. Volunteers are keeping it open and we certainly thank them for their dedication. Be sure to check...More
Enjoyed the tour of this mansion in Petersburg,VA. The charge is $6.00 per adult. My grown daughter and I basically received our own private tour. The mansion is beautiful and very interesting. It was built before the Civil War and the owners left Petersburg during...More
This antebellum mansion has a nice little museum in the basement. Knowledgable docents give tours on the floors above, too. The museum benefited from furnishings used as props when the building was used a set for the PBS series "Mercy Street". I haven't visited since...More
Second leg of the tour is center hill mansion built by the bolling family. One of the interesting facts is that the pbs series mercy street was filmed here.
The view out the front door shows the landscape of Petersburg and it’s beautiful this time...More
A local told me to visit this place so I did. The tour was very great. You get a detailed history of the place. It is worth seeing. The management of the place has changed hands many times so finding information on hours may be...More
As some have already stated, this home seems to be closed permanently. However, when it was "open," each time I tried to see the mansion it was closed. From the outside it was obvious that there was little or no money going into upkeep that...More
So wanted to see this! But we were in Petersburg in June 2017 and because the city is in a financial crisis, the tourism office is closed. Some attractions (Blandford Church) are being staffed by volunteers but so far this one is not.
This is a beautiful home that is used as the Greene family home in Mercy Street. Currently there are costumes on display that have been used in the show. Even if you're not a fan of the show, this house is absolutely beautiful, and the...More