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Address: 483 Great House Rd, Stratford, VA 22558-0001
Phone Number: 18044938038
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Come visit Stratford Hall, home of the Lees of Virginia and birthplace of...

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. After you've viewed the Great House take a stroll around our beautiful property. You can download our tour app, n-compass, on your own phone to tour our grounds. 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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Stratford Hall Plantion

We visited in mid August. It is a little hard to find. Could not get the town to come up on my GPS. It is almost 2000 acres and has been very well kept. Lots of trail if you are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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College Station, Texas
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College Station, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited in mid August. It is a little hard to find. Could not get the town to come up on my GPS. It is almost 2000 acres and has been very well kept. Lots of trail if you are into hiking. Staff helpful and pleasant. It would seem we were the only people there the day we visited. Too... More 

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Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit to Stratford Hall. Everything was very well done, the mansion, the displays, and the grounds. The Plantation was not crowded, when we were there, which, made for relaxing visit.

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Thank srwilliford
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Had to stop by out of curiosity while staying at the Westmoreland State Park. The grounds and 'Hall' are well preserved and maned by very knowledgeable docents. Provides a good history of the Lee family and what Highbrow Southern living was like a couple hundred years ago. I like to visit places of good architectural samples and this place fits... More 

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Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Went on the fourth of July. The place is full of history. Many of the volunteers had good knowledge of the place. Beautiful gardens and views. Fascinating talk about the fossils found there.

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Levittown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This was our first time visiting this museum. It is very well preserved. The guides are very knowledgeable and friendly. A visit does require a bit of walking so be prepared. The house is amazing with many artifacts to see. You can also see where there is active restoration and research going on. The grounds are beautiful. They have a... More 

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Palos Hills, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Beautiful location with a lot of history. A must for all History Buffs! Stratford Hall really makes you think about how influential the Lee Family have been to our country. It also makes you think about where we would be without the Lees While here, you will also learn a little bit more about how the Lees are connected to... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We enjoyed our tour of the house, our guide was thorough in her tour. The house has few furnishings but is a lovely home to visit. The grounds are expansive. There are miles of trails, some rugged and some beach areas to look for shark teeth on the Potomac, I don't think swimming is allowed. We stayed on the property... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The house tour was OK but not all that impressive. The gardens are nice and the slave quarters display is good. Consider visiting the George Washington Birthplace National Monument and James Monroe birthplace just up the road while you're in the area.

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Crestview, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

During our stay at Harbor View Campground in Colonial Beach, we visited Stratford Hall. Here is a piece of history in the process of restoration. You can walk the grounds and see beautiful architecture still standing after 200 years. The self-guided tour gave very interesting insight as to how the Plantation operated and survived through the years. Using an ipod... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We loved the cottage we stayed in. Beautifully decorated, everything we needed. We brought food aNd beverage.We enjoyed the tour of the great house and gardens. It was a nice visit with pleasant staff. There were nature trails, and quiet country setting. The history is brought to life by the views and tour. Also be sure to go thru the... More 

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