Built Along An Old Railroad, The Exchange Hotel Museum Is An Alluringly Haunted Place To Visit In Virginia
Virginia is chock-full of historic landmarks that have existed for decades, and in some cases, even centuries. One such example is the Exchange Hotel Civil War Medical Museum in Gordonsville, Virginia. Built just a few years before the Civil War, the landmark has seen its fair share of history and throughout its lifetime has served as a hotel, hospital, saloon, school, and museum. Those who visit today will get a firsthand look at the hotel’s history — and perhaps even some hauntings. Here’s more on the fascinating story behind the Exchange Hotel:
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Have you visited the Gordonsville Exchange Hotel before? If so, we’d love to hear about your experience there! For more information, you can visit the official website.
Address: 400 South Main Street, Gordonsville, VA, 22942
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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