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Adams House

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The Historic Adams House was built in 1892 by Deadwood pioneers Harris and Anna Franklin. Local contemporary press described the home as "the grandest house west of the Mississippi." The elegant Queen Anne-style house heralded a wealthy and socially...more
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22 Van Buren St, Deadwood, SD 57732-1432
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We showed up after the tour time was meant to start But the tour guide took us anyway & he gave us the best tour . It was just my husband & I we enjoyed the history of this house very much . I would...More

Thank Monique W
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you like visiting old houses that still looks like it is lived in then this is one for viewing It might not be all that old but it has some very charming features and very interesting history so well cared for and a credit...More

Thank Coleen T
Reviewed 6 days ago

I enjoyed learning about the family history and the fact that the tour included each room of the home (so often home tours have some that are off-limits). I highly recommend this tour-and the town museum- for anyone interested in learning more about Deadwood's early...More

Thank Lucy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went late this afternoon after stopping at the cemetary and was lucky enough to get the last tour at 4:00. Wonderful tour guide who spent so much time telling us the history and about the people. From Italian marble sinks, to an alligator bag,...More

Thank pugdogz
Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are very pleased you visited the Adams House. Thank you for your wonderful comments about the tour guide, the furnishings, and the Italian marble sinks! So glad you were able to get on the 4 pm tour yesterday.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The historic Adams House was built in 1892 by Deadwood pioneers Harris and Anna Franklin. In 1920, it was purchased by Deadwood businessman and former mayor W.E. Adams as a tribute to the Black Hills pioneers and in remembrance to his deceased first wife and...More

Thank Taylor B
Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review about the Adams House and tour! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great home to visit. This was built by a wealthy family that made their money off the vice in Deadwood. It was the purchased by the Adams family so basically has had only two owners. What I liked is while both owners...More

Thank bLiselotte
Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review! We are always happy to hear great responses from our visitors. Thank you for touring the Adams House.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have literally stayed down the street from the house on prior visits but never made it here. This year we made sure to see the house and my wife and I were very glad we did. Extremely well informed guided tour in a house...More

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Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for writing such a wonderful review about the Adams House! It's so good to hear you found the tour guide to be well informed and the tour interesting. We appreciate your recommendation to visit the Adams House, as well as the Adams Museum...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our tour of the home and learning about the history of the house and families that lived there. Also liked the fact there are still a number of things original to the house. We enjoyed our time there.

Thank Linda T
Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words and great review of the Adams House. We are so glad you enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While in Deadwood this a wonderful place to visit. It is beautifully restored with many of the original furnishing that belonged to house. Its a guided tour and our guide was very knowledgeable about everything in the home and the past occupants. Very enjoyable!

Thank Mary Jo F
Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review about the Adams House! So glad you found the experience as well as your tour guide to be very enjoyable. We hope you will visit Deadwood again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is about a century old house that was built and owned by a rich entrepreneur and philanthropist from the area. The town spent over a million bucks renovating the place, and you will be in love with it of you're into historical homes. The...More

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Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We greatly appreciate your review! So glad you found the Adams House to be interesting. Thank you for visiting Deadwood, and we hope to see you again sometime.

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tykadero
19 June 2017|
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Response from tykadero | Reviewed this property |
I thought the tour guide said it was a kind of tile. I remember he said it was fired twice to give it the look it had.
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Jamie D
24 April 2017|
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Response from DeadwoodRose1892 | Property representative |
Hello, Jamie May - September we are open daily from 9 AM - 5 PM. We hope to see you on Memorial Day weekend! Thank you, Rose
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tsmith872017
15 April 2017|
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Response from ssiefford | Reviewed this property |
sorry, we didn't take a tour, but we ate there. Very good food.
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