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Things to Do: Tour Kittiewan Plantation

Visit this beautiful, 18th-century plantation and home of the Archeological Society of Virginia in Charles City County, Virginia. Highlighting collections from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries and archeological collections from across the Commonwealth, the house and visitor center are … Continue reading

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Things to Do: Sherwood Forest Plantation

Sherwood Forest Plantation was the home of the 10th U.S. President John Tyler from 1842 until his death in 1862. Sherwood Forest Plantation has been the continuous residence of the Tyler family since the President purchased it in 1842. Known … Continue reading

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Things to Do: Virginia Thanksgiving Festival

This year’s Festival will be held on November 7, 2010. It begins at noon and ends at 4 PM. There will be period re-enactors, strolling the grounds, and a re-enactment of the 1619 landing of Capt. Woodlief and his men, … Continue reading

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Things To Do: Berkley Plantation

The original Georgian mansion, built in 1726 of brick fired on the plantation, occupies a beautifully landscaped hilltop site overlooking the historic James River. The date of the building and the initials of the owners, Benjamin Harrison IV and his … Continue reading

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