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5 Plantations 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.

George Washington’s Mt. Vernon
George Washington’s Mt. Vernon3200 Mount Vernon Hwy, Mt Vernon, VA 22309, USA

Mount Vernon was the plantation of George Washington, the first President of the United States, which was situated in the banks of the Potomac River in Fairfax County. There is also a beautiful mansion built in there. It remained Washington's home for the rest of his life.

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.

Temple Hall Farm Regional Park
Temple Hall Farm Regional Park15855 Limestone School Rd, Leesburg, VA 20176, USA

Temple Hall is an early 19th-century Federal-style mansion and working farm near the Potomac River north of Leesburg in Loudoun County, Virginia which was constructed in 1810.

Violet Bank Drive
Violet Bank DriveViolet Bank Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23464, USA

Violet Bank is a historic plantation house and museum in Colonial Heights, Virginia. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Today the home is a superb example of Federal design and American interior decorative arts. The museum interprets the period from 1815 to 1873 and displays a wide array of Civil War era artifacts.

Map of Plantations to explore in Virginia