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George Wythe House

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A perfect high Georgian colonial

The George Wythe house is an original building in Colonial Williamsburg. It was built for George's... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
499larryr
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Providence Forge, Virginia
A Key House to Visit

This 1750 house belonged to Thomas Jefferson's teacher, George Wythe, and is one of the two top... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cfuller603
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The George Wythe house is an original building in Colonial Williamsburg. It was built for George's wife by her father, Robert Talliferro, as a wedding present at their marriage, so George never actually owned the house. The design is in the high Georgian style with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The was another one of the beautiful properties in Williamsburg. I learned that Wythe's house was one of the originally preserved houses in Williamsburg. I think he even taught Thomas Jefferson.

Thank Mario M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This 1750 house belonged to Thomas Jefferson's teacher, George Wythe, and is one of the two top historical houses to visit. This one is self-guided, but there are usually costumed interpreters available to answer questions In addition to the two-story house, you can visit a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was also a very nice place to see in colonial williamsburg. The guide was great and very knowledgeable about the history of the building.

Thank keith193
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a great house also one of the original Williamsburg houses. The house is well furnished, I feel this is one of the most important houses in Historic Williamsburg! Do not miss this one!

Thank tomas417
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a quick stop/tour when in Historic Williamsburg, but nothing really special in my opinion. You do get to see how people lived back in colonial days.

Thank Butch E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

George Wythe is an unsung hero. Come and learn about his life and his contributions to the founding of our country. It will astound you.

Thank Aliena G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You must have a ticket to visit this house. It is a famous house of one of the rich in Williamsburg. This is also the house where Jefferson was taught law by Mr. Wythe. Include it in your visit to the many sites in Colonial...More

Thank MBNick
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Self tours are great because you don’t get herded around and you can pose questions if necessary to docents milling about. This house was wonderful. Make sure you visit this one if you are in Colonial Williamsburg. It’s big and interesting. You can take your...More

Thank Mielmonster
Reviewed 1 September 2018

When you visit Williamsburg, there are numerous historical places to walk through and see. This is another one of those places to see history. Well worth a visit for history lovers like our family. This is one of the original buildings as well.

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The Wythe House is part of Colonial Williamsburg, so the admission is within the ticket price for Colonial Williamsburg as a whole -- not a separate admission fee or available alone. Location is right behind Bruton Parish... More
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