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Huddleston Farmhouse

838 Historic National Road West, Us 40, Cambridge City, IN
+1 765-478-3172
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Treasured Historic Indiana Landmark

The historic 1841 Huddleston Farmhouse is located on the Historic National Road (US 40) at the... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
ChiefGuru
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Decatur, Indiana
Fascinating Glimpse Into History

This is well worth seeing. It shows how the pioneers faced the challenges of the time. My wife and... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Paul L
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Historic home where westward travelers would stop.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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838 Historic National Road West, Us 40, Cambridge City, IN
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

The historic 1841 Huddleston Farmhouse is located on the Historic National Road (US 40) at the western edge of Cambridge City. The Huddleston Farmhouse Inn once served travelers along the National Road, traveling from Cumberland, Maryland to Vandalia, Illinois. It was owned by former-Quaker John...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is well worth seeing. It shows how the pioneers faced the challenges of the time. My wife and I enjoyed it and learned a lot.

Thank Paul L
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

You will learn about life for a rather large family on the National Highway. The family operated an inn type setting for travelors. The basement level has several exhibits about the time period. An outer barn and smokehouse are available for view. The lower floor...More

Thank Denise S
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

It's great to learn about the family that lived here, and the settlers who traveled on the National Road in the mid 19th century. I would recommend this place for anyone interested in frontier history, and learning about a very different time.

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Reviewed 5 June 2015

We stopped for one of the two tours available on Fridays only. While I expected a tour of the grounds, the exterior of the farmhouse, maybe the barn, the one-hour tour was confined to three rooms in the 1840s house. Still, our guide Joe Frost...More

Thank Mack3065
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Reviewed 1 May 2015

This is an important farmhouse on the National Road, This is an early home built about 1840, Mr, Huddleston ran an stop for travelers.The home is nicely furnished and is well wort your time while in the area. The home is only open on Fridays,...More

Thank tomas417
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

This was a great place to visit! We were in Greenfield to see James Whitcomb Riley sites and made an appointment here. Our guide, I forget his name, was super nice and very informative. The home was one of many early places on the National...More

Thank Jacob M
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Reviewed 31 July 2012

This is an awesome historic home. Our tour guide, Jim, was really into sharing the story of how the Huddleston's made their living and how they helped travelers trekking westward on the National Road in search of land. In the basement their are high tech,...More

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