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18th-Century dovecote, Shirley Plantation, Charles City County, VA. I want one of these in my garden.

18th-Century dovecote, Shirley Plantation, Charles City County, VA. I want one of these in my garden.

Rosewell Plantation ruins, Gloucester, Virginia.  Thomas Jefferson was a frequent visitor, and wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence here.

Remains of Rosewell Plantation ruins, Gloucester, Virginia. Thomas Jefferson was a frequent visitor, and wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence here.

Kenmore is the only surviving structure from the Kenmore plantation. It was the home of Fielding and Betty Washington Lewis in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Betty was the sister of George Washington, the first president of the U.S. The Lewises had the Georgian mansion built in the 1770s on their 1,300-acre plantation. The mansion's rear frontage was oriented to the Rapahannock River for easy transportation access. More than 80 slaves worked on the plantation, including a number of domestic…

Kenmore is the only surviving structure from the Kenmore plantation. It was the home of Fielding and Betty Washington Lewis in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Betty was the sister of George Washington, the first president of the U.S. The Lewises had the Georgian mansion built in the 1770s on their 1,300-acre plantation. The mansion's rear frontage was oriented to the Rapahannock River for easy transportation access. More than 80 slaves worked on the plantation, including a number of domestic…

Berkeley Plantation, Charles City County, #VA, site of first official Thanksgiving in America.  frontiertraveler.com

Berkeley Plantation, Charles City County, #VA, site of first official Thanksgiving in America. frontiertraveler.com

Shirley Plantation is located in Charles City, Virginia, which is between Richmond and Williamsburg.  Established in 1613, Shirley Plantation, located in Charles City, is the oldest plantation in Virginia. The home and plantation has been operated by and lived in by 11 generations of the same family.

Shirley Plantation is located in Charles City, Virginia, which is between Richmond and Williamsburg. Established in Shirley Plantation, located in Charles City, is the oldest plantation in Virginia. The home and plantation has been operated by and

This is an original 1947 black and white photogravure of Shirley Plantation (1740) in Charles City County, Virginia. Located on the north bank of the James River, Shirley Plantation dates to 1614. The

1947 Photogravure Shirley Plantation Charles City County Virginia Colonial XGXB2

This is an original 1947 black and white photogravure of Shirley Plantation in Charles City County, Virginia. Located on the north bank of the James River, Shirley Plantation dates to The

Monticello is the only historic house in the U.S. on the United Nations' World Heritage List.

Monticello ~ Charlottesville ~ Virginia ~ President Thomas Jefferson's Home ~ Monticello is the only historic house in the United States on the United Nations' World Heritage List.

St. John's Church in Richmond, VA.  Patrick Henry gave his "Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death" speech here.  The scene is recreated every Sunday during the summer.

John's Church - Richmond, Virginia ~ Patrick Henry's famous "Give me Liberty or Give me Death" speech delivered March 1775 inside the church.

Montpelier, Salem Church vic., Charles City County, Virginia. 1935. Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1864-1952, photographer. Library of Congress.  According to a Charles City County Marker about the Barnett community: "This area was formerly the site of Montpelier , the magnificent home of the Ladds, a prominent Quaker family." The house no longer stands.

Montpelier, Salem Church vic., Charles City County, Virginia. 1935. Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1864-1952, photographer. Library of Congress. According to a Charles City County Marker about the Barnett community: "This area was formerly the site of Montpelier , the magnificent home of the Ladds, a prominent Quaker family." The house no longer stands.

Salubria in Culpeper County, Virginia.

Salubria, near Germanna, Culpeper County, circa

The back of Montpelier, Salem Church vic., Charles City County, Virginia. 1935. Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1864-1952, photographer. Library of Congress.  According to a Charles City County Marker about the Barnett community: "This area was formerly the site of Montpelier , the magnificent home of the Ladds, a prominent Quaker family." The house no longer stands.

The back of Montpelier, Salem Church vic., Charles City County, Virginia. 1935. Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1864-1952, photographer. Library of Congress. According to a Charles City County Marker about the Barnett community: "This area was formerly the site of Montpelier , the magnificent home of the Ladds, a prominent Quaker family." The house no longer stands.

Brandon plantation goes on the market..I worked for Congressman Daniel for two years and visited Brandon during that time.  It is an awesome property.  Congressman Daniel was an impressive Southern gentleman.  I feel it was a privilege to work for him and the people of Virginia's (at that time) 4th District.

Brandon, the historic plantation in Prince George County, Virginia, purchased and restored by Robert Williams Daniel in

Sunnyside Bed and Breakfast Virginia

this is where my grandfather W. Musgrave grew up, with his Aunt Lula Pope. my last visit was about 30 years ago.

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