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Stratford Hall Plantation

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Address: 483 Great House Road, Stratford, VA 22558
Phone Number: 18044938038
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Come visit Stratford Hall, home of the Lees of Virginia and birthplace...

Come visit Stratford Hall, home of the Lees of Virginia and birthplace of Robert E. Lee. Tour the Great house with one of our knowledgeable guides or tour at your own pace with a self-guided tour. You can download our tour app, n-compass, on your own phone, or choose the (re)discover Stratford tour and use the devices we provide. After you've viewed the Great House take a stroll around our beautiful property. Explore the beaches, cliffs, hiking trails, mill and more. Come stay a night in one of our cozy cabins or guest houses and grab a bite to eat at our restaurant that serves scrumptious southern cooking.

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Off the beaten ath but well worth the trip!

We live in Maryland but the two hour drive was well worthwhile. Our tour guide was great and we love this place. The grounds are HUGE with a bunch of trails which we did not have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Silver Spring, Maryland
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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240 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We live in Maryland but the two hour drive was well worthwhile. Our tour guide was great and we love this place. The grounds are HUGE with a bunch of trails which we did not have time to explore. The house is beautiful and very well preserved. It was late fall when we visited and we would like to return... More 

Thank JE01
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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98 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was very knowledgeable with this property, which we found quite interesting. This was a very informative tour, we spent approx 1 1/2 hr here. Visit the river on your way out.

Thank ricflairnwa
Tappahannock, Virginia
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are interested in our past this is one of the many places that you should put on your calender of Historical places to visit

Thank 48402014
Murrysville, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All US history buffs should go here - the tale of the Lee family during the early days of our country is fascinating!

Thank Jane L
Indiana, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an unscheduled stop, someone suggested visiting. We were pleasantly surprised! We did the house tour, which I would recommend. The guide Beth was wonderful and VERY informative. A ton of history. Definitely glad we stopped.

Thank Dennis B
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the plantation very much. Staff at the visitor center was friendly and helpful. With a toddler along, we elected not to do the hour long tour of the house, but enjoyed the grounds very much. There is a lot to see. We had lunch at the restaurant, which was very good-all agreed the oysters were the best of... More 

Thank stappFlorida
Montross, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Fabulous historical outing. A great up-close look at pre-Revolutionary War architecture, customs, and genealogies of Tidewater Virginia. If you get Sarah as your docent, you are in for a treat.

Thank Rod P
Oakville, ontario
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503 reviews
246 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I have experienced numerous historical sites throughout the world over the years and my above stated title says it all here. Allow yourself at least 3 hours or more to take in what you can on what this site has to offer. By walking the grounds and touring the buildings one gets a true sense why the Lee family made... More 

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Washington, DC
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

I've been visiting Stratford Hall since I was a little girl. If you're an American History buff, this place is full of it. As the former home to one America's first families, it is restored and well-maintained. This particular visit was during their annual Wine & Oyster Festival, which was oodles of fun.

Thank ShannonReneeDC
shepherdstown wv
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

What a great tour on a warm fall day! One of the most interesting, historic plantations in the Northern Neck, open to the public.

Thank shetown12

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