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Smithfield Plantation

1000 Smithfield Plantation Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24060-5441
+1 540-231-3947
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We took family to visit on a day with nothing particular to do. We were delighted with the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Janet P
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Blacksburg, Virginia
Beautiful gardens with scattered fruit trees around this beautiful historic structure

See the authentically time period dressed workers around the many flowers and vegetable gardens of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brian J
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“gift shop” (7 reviews)
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1000 Smithfield Plantation Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24060-5441
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+1 540-231-3947
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"gift shop"
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"virginia history"
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"local history"
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"the virginia tech campus"
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"few hours"
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"our tour guide"
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"civil war"
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"grounds are beautiful"
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"blacksburg area"
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"spring and summer"
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"property"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took family to visit on a day with nothing particular to do. We were delighted with the historical guide, the attentiveness of the staff and the quality of the exhibits and store.

Thank Janet P
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Reviewed 5 days ago

See the authentically time period dressed workers around the many flowers and vegetable gardens of this property while taking in the beautiful mountain views. There are fruit trees and manicured lawns. There is an outdoor shelter that can be used for receptions or weddings. If...More

Thank Brian J
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

We played tourist today and took our 3 kids (7, 4, 1) to the Smithfield Plantation. The grounds are beautiful and well kept and the staff knew the property and all of the items in the main house backwards and forwards. The staff members were...More

Thank Christen S
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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Good, educational visit. Knowledgeable, friendly docent who clearly described the house and history of this one-family property.

1  Thank Ruth P
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

Strongly recommend a visit to Smithfield Plantation when you're in Blacksburg. The plantation is small enough for a quick visit in between activities on the Tech campus, and can be reached from Duck Pond by a two-minute drive. However, if the place catches your fancy,...More

2  Thank kirbyhall2015
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

We stumbled upon Smithfield Plantation while in Blacksburg with a few hours to spare. Tucked into a corner of the Virginia Tech campus, it's a lovely, well-tended garden spot with a very interesting house to tour historically. Our tour operator, a working historian herself, was...More

2  Thank RHfam
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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place to visit while in Blacksburg. The staff is informative and friendly, too. We liked it.

Thank keywestbullocks
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Reviewed December 5, 2017

Our VTWC group enjoyed a candlelight tea and tour at Smithfield decorated for the holidays by the Southside Garden Club. The food was that which was eaten in the 18th century, the tea was delicious and April, the hostess, gave us historical highlights on the...More

Thank 1Suz1
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Reviewed November 12, 2017

This is a beautifully kept old world plantation site. The the flower gardens and assorted fruit trees are beautiful in the spring and summer. It is also a beautiful location for a wedding venue.

Thank Brian J
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Reviewed November 11, 2017

We stopped by on an open afternoon unsure if we would pay for the tour or just walk through the areas that we could for free. The $ for the tour was SO WORTH IT. Amazing tour guides with very intensive knowledge of the house,...More

1  Thank beasleyaw
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