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Not your typical plantation house tour

Visiting Kittiewan, which is just off scenic route 5, proved to be a unique experience. I have made... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2017
Swampgal123
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Sandston, Virginia
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I came here on a weekend when they were supposed to be open, but they were not... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
JohnBCowgill
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

I came here on a weekend when they were supposed to be open, but they were not open. None of the people wanted to show up that day. I just walked around. Nice place to see although it would have been nice to see the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

It is a stunning property, but the house is a unusal. I really did enjoy seeing the process of excavations. The woman who gave the tour was very knowledgeable and nice.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lindsey M
Reviewed January 8, 2018

This plantation was closed – we just rode thru to take a look. It was built in the 18th Century and sits on the James River. The home and the surrounding 720 acres are overseen by the Archeological Society of Virginia. Tours are offered on...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

Visiting Kittiewan, which is just off scenic route 5, proved to be a unique experience. I have made a habit of checking out the historic properties open to the public in this area. I was delighted to receive a personal guided tour by one of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Swampgal123
Reviewed September 11, 2015

this is a new plantation on the circuit, they are still in the process of excavations, however, the place is very interesting and unusual. a good day's trip out!

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank kathy r
Reviewed May 10, 2015

Kittiewan is an ordinary Colonial period house that was a typical style at the time it was built around 1770. Inside, it is very plain with nothing elaborate except for the unusual and surprising Georgian interior paneling in the two rooms at the front of...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank igolfCA
Reviewed September 16, 2014

This outwardly-appearing simple farmhouse, built by the surgeon general to the Continental Army in c.1770, has a wonderful surprise inside - beautiful carved paneling in two rooms that rival that of Richmond's Wilton and Charleston's Drayton Hall. Headquarters of the Archeological Society of Virginia, the...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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