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7 Iconic Buildings to explore in Virginia

Virginia

Officially known as the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Virginia General Assembly is the oldest continuous law-making body in the New World.

Aldie Mill
Aldie Mill39401 John Mosby Hwy, Aldie, VA 20105, USA

This is a water mill in Aldie, Virginia built shortly after 1804 to grind grain using the waters of the Little River. Retaining much of its original machinery, it is one of the best-preserved mills in Virginia.

Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre
Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre12229 Bristow Rd, Bristow, VA 20136, USA

Brentsville Courthouse and Jail is a historic courthouse and jail located at Brentsville, which was built in 1822, and is a two-story, Federal-style brick building. It features a fanlight over the main entrance, within a keyed, semicircular brick arch and an octagonal-roofed, frame-built cupola.

Centre Hill Mansion
Centre Hill Mansion1 Centre Hill Ave, Petersburg, VA 23803, USA

The Centre Hill Mansion was built in 1823 by Robert Bolling IV, a Revolutionary War veteran and member of a prominent Virginia family. The house is a combination of Federal, Greek Revival, and Colonial architectural styles. The house remained a residence until 1936. Today Centre Hill is a historic house museum owned and operated by the City of Petersburg.

George C. Marshall's Dodona Manor
George C. Marshall's Dodona Manor312 E Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176, USA

Dodona Manor, the former home of General George Catlett Marshal is a National Historic Landmark and historic house museum at 312 East Market Street in Leesburg, Virginia. It is owned by the George C. Marshall International Center, which has restored the property to its Marshall-era appearance of the 1950s. It is nationally significant as the home of George C. Marshall.

Magnolia Grange House Museum
Magnolia Grange House Museum10020 Iron Bridge Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832, USA

The Magnolia Grange is a historic mansion located across from the Chesterfield County Courthouse in Chesterfield. This brick plantation house was built in 1823 and is a two-story, five-bay, brick dwelling in the Federal style. It is known for its elaborate woodwork and ornamental ceiling medallions. It now operates as a museum and has a lot of ancient collections.

Oak Hill
Oak HillOak Hill, VA 20171, USA

Oak Hill is a mansion and plantation located in Aldie, Virginia that was for 22 years a home of James Monroe, the fifth U.S. President. It is a National Historic Landmark, but privately owned and not open to the public.

Oatlands Plantation Lane
Oatlands Plantation LaneOatlands Plantation Ln, Leesburg, VA 20175, USA

Oatlands Plantation is an estate located in Leesburg, Virginia. operated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a National Historic Landmark. The Oatlands property is composed of the main mansion and 415 acres of farmland and gardens. The house is judged as one of the finest Federal period country estate houses in the nation.

Map of Iconic Buildings to explore in Virginia