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The Latimer House is a 4 story,14 room, Italianate style home built in 1852 for one of Wilmington's... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Mark G
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Catonsville, Maryland
ONE OF MY ALL TIME FAVORITE ANTEBELLUM HISTORIC HOMES.

The Zebulon Latimer House is one of a kind; absolutely beautiful, and well worth your time to tour... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
dixiemay2018
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

The Latimer House is a 4 story,14 room, Italianate style home built in 1852 for one of Wilmington's wealthiest citizen's Zebulon Latimer. Three generation's of Latimer's lived here and the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society purchased it in 1963 from Latimer heirs. Beautiful marble fireplaces...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

The Zebulon Latimer House is one of a kind; absolutely beautiful, and well worth your time to tour. Rich in history; you'll feel you've been taken back in time. Make this beautiful home a must see.

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

First of all, the docent at Latimer House was kind enough to wait for our group of five. We originally planned to tour the Burgwin-Wright Museum, but their renovations prevented us from seeing anything except the basement. The docent recommended the Latimer and called to...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Very good tour. House some original pieces to the home and time pieces. I love history but I think anyone would enjoy the tour and history.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is an historic home which dates back many years. The tour was comprehensive and included many features of the house and the history of its occupants. The design of the building was explained as well as the function of different rooms. The furnishing and...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

The well restored house and grounds are a great piece of the area's history. The guided tour is well worth the time to really understand the history of the house and the area.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I've toured the Latimer house before and really enjoyed it. When I saw ads for the All Hallows' Eve Wake they had scheduled for the Friday before Halloween I thought it looked really interesting and fun and thought I'd check it out. It was a...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

This was our second tour of the Latimer House and a tour of the historic architecture in Wilmington. We weren't disappointed. The guide was excellent and obviously enthusiastic about what he was showing us. Well worth the visit. If you love old buildings and historic...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Lovely house, and our docent was excellent. The gardens are lovely. We purchased a ticket to view all three mansions on the tour. This tour can easily be combined with the Burgwin-Wright House on the same day. We recommend leaving the Bellamy Mansion for another...More

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 29 July 2017

You ring the old-time bell to enter. The tour guide is extremely knowledgeable and personable. The restoration is on-going and well done. The furniture beautiful. The focus of this tour is life, the people, the home, the furniture.

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