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Riddick's Folly House Museum

Suffolk, Virginia
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Owner description: Riddick's Folly was the 1837 town home mansion of the Riddick family, one of the region's wealthiest and most prominent... more » Owner description: Riddick's Folly was the 1837 town home mansion of the Riddick family, one of the region's wealthiest and most prominent families. The house served as headquarters for the Union Army during its occupation of Suffolk in the Civil War. Writings from some of the soldiers can still be seen on the walls. The museum features restored parlors, servant's spaces, and bedrooms with period furnishings and decor. Open to the public. Group rates available. « less
Owner description: Riddick's Folly was the 1837 town home mansion of the Riddick family, one of the region's wealthiest and most prominent... more » Owner description: Riddick's Folly was the 1837 town home mansion of the Riddick family, one of the region's wealthiest and most prominent families. The house served as headquarters for the Union Army during its occupation of Suffolk in the Civil War. Writings from some of the soldiers can still be seen on the walls. The museum features restored parlors, servant's spaces, and bedrooms with period furnishings and decor. Open to the public. Group rates available. « less
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