Darnall's Chance House Museum

Darnall's Chance House Museum

This museum located in a house built for James Wardrop in the early 1740s in the Georgian style, although an 1857 remodeling produced drastic changes. When the building was saved from demolition in 1986, however, its earlier appearance was restored. The tours of the house emphasize the lives of Wardrop's wife, Lettice Wardrop Thompson Sim, and those of 18th century women from all levels of society.