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Chelsea Plantation - CLOSED

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Amazing piece of history

Beautiful grounds with River front view. But oh my goodness. Inside the house selections from... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2015
NanaKat46
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Wilmington, North Carolina
beautiful property!

We must have been there for 5 hours, just soaking in the beauty of this plantation.. Could not... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2015
melissa a
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Miami Beach, Florida
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Sep 28, 2015
“Amazing piece of history”
May 10, 2015
“beautiful property!”
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Built in 1709 by Col. Augustine Moore, Chelsea Plantation is the 2nd oldest Virginia Plantation still open for tours. It is on the National Historical Registry. During the Revolutionary War, General Lafayette encamped here during the campaign of...more
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874 Chelsea Plantation Ln, West Point, VA 23181-3048
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+1 804-843-2386
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Reviewed September 28, 2015

Beautiful grounds with River front view. But oh my goodness. Inside the house selections from the private collection of the owner. period artwork, furniture, glassware, floor and wall coverings. Too much to look at in a short visit. Tour conducted by extremely know,edge able current...More

1  Thank NanaKat46
Reviewed May 10, 2015

We must have been there for 5 hours, just soaking in the beauty of this plantation.. Could not believe the vastness and how well kept it was.. refreshing

1  Thank melissa a
Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

First off i had a blast the history is incredible.tour guide very knowledgeable. Love this place then again im a history buff. Remember this home is over 300 years old and i think it is in wonderful shape.home is being preserved for future generations.thanks for...More

1  Thank wayne h
Reviewed February 18, 2015

This plantation blew us away the knowledge was never ending . history unbelievable the home was very much overwhelming a wealth of information .We had the best time ,I have read the negative notes so we decided to take the tour and judge for ourselves...More

2  Thank donmasteson2
Reviewed January 3, 2015

This plantation is in terrible disrepair and that is noticeable right away when you drive up to the property. We drove around twice to see where visitors should park. A lady in pjs came out and I asked her if this was the plantation and...More

5  Thank Marina B
Reviewed January 3, 2015

Really sad to see this plantation. Been to a lot around the area and this one was not kept up and looks run down. You need to call ahead for a tour and its privately owned. No one was home and no one answered the...More

Thank Mominrichmond
Reviewed September 21, 2014

Some friends & I went to Chelsea Plantation last week. We brought lunch & ate it in the gazebo by the Mattaponi River. It was so peaceful & serene, that did not want to ever leave this place. The house was beautiful & full of...More

1  Thank barbara w
Reviewed October 13, 2013

Visiting this plantation will forever leave a distinctive taste in your mouth. It can be so overwhelming it will change the way you live your life. Remain totally aware of your surroundings, and always look back, because you never know. what you might have missed......More

1  Thank WESTPOINTSINCE1865
Reviewed February 25, 2013

If you like Virginia history then call ahead and make an appointment to be personally shown a beautiful house in a remarkable state of preservation. Walk into a place that Robert E Lee attended a wedding and enjoy being shown furniture and objects that date...More

4  Thank Virginiagirl_12
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