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“The Centre of Attention”

Centre Hill Mansion
Ranked #5 of 22 things to do in Petersburg
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

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 tricky.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank JohnBCowgill
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

Worth the time to tour...excellent with the right tour guide! If you are interested in the Civil War, this is a great place to visit to see how the rich were different.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Linda M
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Reviewed July 18, 2017

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 would have been able to stop the decay that was taking place all around. Visible surfaces were eroding and looking very unpleasant. It seems doubtful that the downhill slide will stop, and I would guess that within the next 15 years a low income housing project will take its place.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

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.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Deb B
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Reviewed June 12, 2017

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 tour is excellent.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Donna W
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