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Governor Sprague Mansion

1351 Cranston St, Cranston, RI 02920-6721
+1 401-944-9226
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A beautiful, historic buildng.

When I was a junior in high school (many decades ago), they were about to tear down this iconic... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Andrew C
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Little Rhody, United States
Sprague Mansion

Wish it was a cooler day. No air conditioning. It was a great place. Governor Sprague used to live... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
j0annes719
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Cranston, Rhode Island
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  • Excellent45%
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12 Jan 2018
“A beautiful, historic buildng.”
30 Jul 2016
“Sprague Mansion”
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1351 Cranston St, Cranston, RI 02920-6721
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+1 401-944-9226
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

When I was a junior in high school (many decades ago), they were about to tear down this iconic mansion. It became my project to "Save The Sprague Mansion," and with the help of a group of high school friends, a local sign maker who...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Wish it was a cooler day. No air conditioning. It was a great place. Governor Sprague used to live here. Later, the Cranston Print Works plant manager got to live there. Wonderful antiques fill the rooms. I understand that they now hold wedding receptions here....More

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

We took a day trip from Newport to visit the General Sprague Mansion.It was definitely a very worthwhile drive. Our docents were a husband and wife team that truly understood the history of the house and the importance of historical preservation. The mansion itself was...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2015

Beautiful,historic home. The staff was so accommodating and worked with my caterers. All my guests loved the atmosphere and the fact that was different from the usual wedding venue. Wonderful memories!

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Reviewed 19 September 2012

The house is even more of a destination now than ever as its grandeaur rises in gracious white and black shutters contrasted from the drab concrete and tacky hand drawn advertising signs of the middle-lower class world all around it. The place grasps it's former...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2012

Good location for private parties, but prices are up drastically, but the facility hasn't been upgraded recently..

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Reviewed 9 May 2012

I went there on my way to Providence and found that this SO CALLED GAR Civil War is nothing. There is no such thing. Big hoopla about it on the internet with all sort of information. What a bunch of crock. No one answered the...More

1  Thank Jerry O
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Reviewed 24 January 2012

This house is one of the few Civil War sites directly related to Govenor Sprague, Lincoln's War Governor of Rhode Island. Many people do not know that is was the financing of the A&W Sprague Textile Manufactures and Finishes that supplied the volunteers of the...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2004

One of the most surprising parts of the tour of the Sprague property is the carriage house. It is larger than is appears from the outside and inside the brick building is a collection of transportation methods from the days of the horse and buggy....More

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