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McHenry Mansion

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Address: 15th & I Streets, Modesto, CA 95354
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upon entering this mansion it is like stepping back in time and the life of Mr. McHenry and his family not to mention a goodly part of Modesto and it's growth highly recommend

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 February 2017
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Turlock, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

upon entering this mansion it is like stepping back in time and the life of Mr. McHenry and his family not to mention a goodly part of Modesto and it's growth highly recommend

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I love old historical buildings. This one did not disappoint. It is a true beauty. Make sure you take advantage of this local beauty!

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Modesto
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I enjoyed the free tour which you can register just up the street for free Monday to Friday, weekend different.

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Turlock
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

I took my grandchildren to the McHenry Mansion for the Dickens Christmas Fair. The function was very well done and a great experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Congratulations to Modesto for rescuing and restouring this beautiful old home. I like the fact of having to watch the video of the history before touring the home, as it gives perspective. The history of the poeple whom lived in the house is just as interesting as the home itself, albeit a little sad due to a family tragedy. The... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This is a treasure in downtown Modesto. What a beautiful historic home! This home is open to the public and is free. Definitely worth visiting!

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Leander, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Really enjoyed the tour and the stories told. Beautiful inside very nicely kept up. Would go again. My friend enjoyed it also.. I liv in Modesto now and like going to historical places

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

The mansion is amazing! The docents are even better. They lead you through this piece of history in small groups and give a window into what life in that era was like.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

A beautifully restored home. The curator has made the home look like the McHenry's could return! Elaine, the docent giving the tour, was so knowledgeable and interesting! And it's FREE!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I felt I was on a set of an American movie!! Everything was old and authentic. I loved it!! And the woman guide there was very informative. And I loved their gift shop!!

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