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Like history? You will love the Hemitage.

This home was owned by a family known to be copperheads. In addition to the tours of the house... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Washington Township, New Jersey
Interesting History but the house needs work

The Hermitage is a beautiful old home with a very colorful history as the previous owner had been... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2016
Justin W
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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335 N Franklin Tpke, Ho Ho Kus, NJ 07423-1035
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When I was a kid I usta Explore all around there...Found the Chains embedded in back wall of the barn were slaves were kept at night...

Thank Illicit G
Reviewed 15 July 2018

My sister in law and I recently had a tour of the Hermitage Museum and found it totally interesting. The history of the family and seeing mostly original pieces of the home or of the period was a real treat. We were a little disappointed...More

Thank Arissa P
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This is an historic venue where my children did a wonderful summer camp. I was also married on the grounds...came in on horse and carriage. A fine crafts fair is held each year.

1  Thank doctormNj
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Really great old home 1848 and clean well kept grounds and trees and shrubs. 14 room Gothic Revival Museum worthwhile to see and walk the grounds.

Thank Sid G
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I took the house tour and listening to the story of the family that owned the house. The first time I was on the tour, it was so rushed because of the crowds that I was with that day. I was with a smaller group...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This home was owned by a family known to be copperheads. In addition to the tours of the house, there is a small museum and there are regular appearances by Civil War reenactors. There are also special events with antique, craft and car shows fr...More

Thank RGS318
Reviewed 2 July 2017

If you like history you will enjoy your visit... Very quaint and well taken care of... My mother in law is a descendant of aaron burr so it was quite a feeling to see

Thank pat h
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The Hermitage hosts several events spring to late fall. The grouds and setting are a throwback to an era when things were slower and more graceful. Sit under one of the many tree's for shade...close your eyes and daydream

Thank JayH1960
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The Hermitage, a National Historic Landmark and house museum, incorporates a stone house that was visited during the Revolutionary War by General George Washington. It was also the site of the marriage of Aaron Burr and Theodosia Prevost. Its picturesque Gothic Revival design dates to...More

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The Hermitage is a beautiful old home with a very colorful history as the previous owner had been married to Aaron Burr and the later owners of the house treated the place as a modern 'Grey Gardens'. The house and grounds still need a lot...More

1  Thank Justin W
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