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Todd House

2 Reviews
Address: 401 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: 215 597 8974

What travelers say:

My friends and I did the whole thing there. They were so happy with the place. I couldn't do it all because I had a walking problem but I sat at the door and soaked in the atmosphere of the environment. This is a truly special place and it's easy to imagine Francis there. It's not far away and we stayed in Cortona. One problem is there is no place to eat or drink!

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  • jer b
    jer b
    Bristol, Connecticut

    Dolly Madison lived here

    This house is a three floor brick home on the federal style located right in Independence National Historical Park. Tours are free but you must acquire them from the National Park Service at the Inde...

    Reviewed on /Date(1535211237000+0800)/
  • 723patriciaa
    Chicago, Illinois

    2 House Tour--a "MUST DO" on your trip to Philly!! A+++

    We got tickets at the visitor center for the Todd house, it was great to get the tour from the park ranger who had lots of details on Mary and her life when she lived there. The house is very small an...

    Reviewed on /Date(1468472203000+0800)/
  • Tloc1986
    New York City, New York

    Only saw this house from the outside.

    While it was awesome to see the house where James Madison may have first met Dolley, I really wanted to tour the inside. The security office next door said that the house is not open to the public. I ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1459574090000+0800)/
  • bethb370
    Whittier, California

    Excellent Glimpse of History

    As a big fan of Dolly Madison I was ecstatic to enter her home shared with her first husband. I'm glad I mentioned this to the ranger at the Visitors Center as you need timed tickets. Our guide was n...

    Reviewed on /Date(1442623253000+0800)/
  • DrWJW
    Scranton, Pennsylvania

    Home of Dolley Todd (Madison)

    Before she married James Madison (fourth President of the U.S.) she was married to John Todd and, for two years, lived in this house in Philadelphia. John was a lawyer and the furnishings in this mid...

    Reviewed on /Date(1438302129000+0800)/

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