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Staunton Attractions

Places to visit, points of interest and top things to see in Staunton

At the foothills of the Shenandoah Mountains is the charming town of Staunton. Here, near the near Mary Baldwin College, you will find the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum.

This museum was thrown open to the public in 1990. The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum includes the president's birthplace which was a Greek revival home of 1847. Behind the house are gardens, while the museum and a library building are in the mansion adjacent to the house.

President Wilson's birthplace was called "The Manse," which over the years, has been beautifully restored, giving it the look of 1856 when the President was born. All over the museum, you will find exquisite artifacts, belonging to President Wilson's collection... read more arrow

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