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Sully Historic Site

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A fascinating perspective of life on a Virginia plantation

Visited the Sully plantation and historic site yesterday and had a wonderful time. Definitely take... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
Northern Virginia, Virginia
Historical Family Home

A very interesting property owned by the extended Robert E Lee family and originally built in 1794... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Mark H
Chantilly, Virginia
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

The day was fairly cool. We took around the park and peeks in the parts of the compound. THere are some organized tours but none were running when we were there. Nice area for a walk and picnic with a small gift shop.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Laurie48
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Visited the Sully plantation and historic site yesterday and had a wonderful time. Definitely take advantage of the tours. Megan was our guide for the tour of the grounds and did a wonderful job answering questions and bringing to life the lived experience of those...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank RobertH898
Reviewed October 2, 2018

A very interesting property owned by the extended Robert E Lee family and originally built in 1794. Nice photography in season. I was curious that the property is now called a historic site, rather than the original "Sully Plantation." Yes, the plantation and the family...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark H
Reviewed July 28, 2018

This one was in Robert E. Lee's family ( an uncle). Not far from Dulles Airport and the local version of the Air and Space Museum, this former mansion and farm is perfect for children who are interested in the past. The smokehouse, outer building,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

After leaving the Air and Space museum, we stopped at Sully to take a tour.....ans we were not disappointed! The house tour was about an hour and the tour guide did a nice job telling the story behind the house, family and the land. Perfect...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank kyle15850
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Just down the road from the air and space museum worth the short drive to see it. Apparently Robert E. Lees uncle lived here?

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Oakdale29
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

We have been here multiples times and always learn something new. I find this to be a great place to take my little kids for history lessons, unlike the bigger historic attractions with tons of tourists and long lines. We have learned so much about...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Jesse S
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Sully Historic Site was home of Richard Bland Lee and his family. Lee was northern Virginia’s first congressman and the uncle of Robert E. Lee. My husband and I arrived at Sully around 1:30 pm, went to the Visitor Center and bought tickets for the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Fran727
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

The Sully Historic Site is an intimate display of a southern plantation consisting of a main house, cooking house and servants house. To see how the homes were configured during the time allows you to be immersed in lives past. There’s a tractor ride that...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Richard G
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Visit with family, party of nine. The place is very well kept. The staff and tour guides very friendly and knowledgeable of the history of the plantation. Pleasant surroundings.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Alberto13_13
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