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Abingdon Plantation

Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport, Alexandria, VA
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Ranked #16 of 23 activities in Alexandria
Owner description: Built around 1741, this plantation links a modern area to the colonial past; what remains is on the grounds of Washington's National Airport just... more » Owner description: Built around 1741, this plantation links a modern area to the colonial past; what remains is on the grounds of Washington's National Airport just north of Alexandria. « less
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Saint Louis
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

OK, it's just a plaque on a grassy hill at the airport, but this helps visitors to understand what life was like during the early 19th century. The economic viability of the plantation system was always based on slave labor. When slavery was abolished, the old plantations, including Abingdon, failed economically, and they hadn't really done well before. When we... More

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012 via mobile

Ok, this is really weird, the "plantation" is actually just a plaque at the bottom of a hill where the plantation used to be....not only that it is fenced off so you can't climb the hill only see the plaque...on top of that it is located between 2 parking lots. You can see it if you walk from the rental... More

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