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Plantations - icons of the Old South -- came in many conditions and sizes.  Some have been preserved, at least in part, and we present them here.  Pleas contact us with information about others.  
 

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  VA
 
Bedford
 
Avenel Plantation
  
413 Avenel Avenue
 
Bedford    VA  24523    
 
Phone   540 586-1814
 
Web Site  http://www.visitbedford.com/attractions.html
 
Description  one time 200 acre plantation was focal point of county life
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Building Type   Plantation
 
Era  1838
 
New or Updated:   5/24/2004

 

Virginia
Charles City
Berkeley Plantation
12602 Harrison Landing Road
Charles City VA  23030
Phone
804 829-6018
Web Site www.berkeleyplantation.com/
Description ancestral home of William Henry Harrison and family
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus President
Building Type Plantation
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Era 18th

Shirley Plantation
501 Shirley Plantation Road
Charles City VA 23030
Phone
804 829-5121
Web Site www.shirleyplantation.com
Type of Resource Museum
Description
Building Type
Plantation

 

Virginia
Fredericksburg
Kenmore Plantation & Gardens
1201 Washington Avenue
Fredericksburg VA 22401
Phone
540 373-3381
Web Site www.kenmore.org
Description originally surveyed by George Washington, built by his sister
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Garden
Building Type Plantation

Virginia
Lorton
Gunston Hall Plantation
10709 Gunston Road
Lorton VA 22079
Phone
703 550-9220
Web Site http://gunstonhall.org/
Alt Web http:/visit.gunstonhall.org/GunstonHall
Description former tobacco and wheat plantation, home of George Mason
Type of Resource House Museum
Building Type Plantation
Research/Reading Library
Era 18th

Virginia
Mount Vernon
Woodlawn Plantation
900 Richmond Highway
PO Box 37
Mount Vernon VA 22309
Phone
703 780-4000
Web Site www.nthp.org
Description
Type of Resource
House Museum
Web Site www.nthp.org
Building Type  Plantation

  VA
 
Richmond
 
Tuckahoe Plantation
 
12601 River Road
 
Richmond   VA  23233    
 
Phone   804 784-5736
 
Web Site  http://www.richmondgov.com/visitor/plantations.asp
 
Alt Web  http://www.trailz.org/tr21.html
 
Description  plantation house &  outbuildings including schoolhouse for Thomas Jefferson,    by appt. only
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Building Type   Plantation
 
Era  18th
 
New or Updated:   7/11/2004

  VA

  Richmond

  Wilton

  215 South Wilton Road

  Richmond  VA   23226    

  Phone   804 282-5936

  Web Site  http://www.wiltonhousemuseum.org/

  Alt Web  http://www.nscda.org/museums/virginia.htm

  Description  relocated & restored James River plantation house, furnished with perioid

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type   Plantation

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Collection N-Z  Silver

  Era  1753

  Owner/Operator:  Colonial Dames in Virginia

  New or Updated:   7/5/2004

Virginia
Stratford
Stratford Hall Plantation
Route 214
Stratford VA 22558
Phone
804 493-8038
Web Site www.stratfordhall.org
Description birthplace of Robert E Lee
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Building Type Plantation

Virginia
Urbana
Hewick Plantation
State Highway 602 615
Urbana VA 23175
Phone
804 758-4214
Web Site www.hewick.com
Type of Resource House Museum
Description
Building Type
Plantation

 

 

 

 

 

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