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Virginia has a long, rich history. Jamestown is here - settled in 1607. Williamsburg is here - home of Colonial Williamsburg and William and Mary, one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the country. George Washington lived here, as did Thomas Jefferson. Virginia and Virginians played a central role in the evolution of the United States of America. Its history is not to be overlooked.

Travelers interested in the history of Virginia should take note of specials periodically offered by Virginia Bed and Breakfasts. These specials may include admittance into local museums, and detailed tours of local historic sites. Virginia was home to many battles, maneuvers, and camps during the Civil War.

Many Virginia Bed and Breakfasts pay homage to the great history of this state. Indeed, several are housed in historic buildings. In addition, Virginia Bed and Breakfast innkeepers are often a great source of historic local lore.

 


Oak Grove Plantation B&B

Phone: 434-575-7137

Long before slaves were freed, a free black man named Thomas Day made some of the finest furniture in Southside from 1820 to 1861. We have some of the works by this nationally acclaimed cabinetmaker and can arrange a tour of his works at other B&Bs, museums and of the Thomas Day House in Milton NC.

South Boston, Virginia
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Oak Grove Plantation B&B

Phone: 434-575-7137

See Staunton River battlefield (30 min.), Appomattox (90 min.) and the Crossing of the Dan (where British troops were stopped during the Revolution (5 min.). Our house has a portrait of a famiy member killed in the Mexican-American war. The innkeeper, Pickett, is a distant relative of the general.

South Boston, Virginia
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Back Inn Time

Phone: 804-435-2318

Our location provides our guests with a wide variety of activities with some of the best museums and historic sites in the US such as Historic Christ Church (ca. 1732), Mary Ball Washington Museum, St. Mary White Chapel (ca. 1669).

Kilmarnock, Virginia
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Vintager Inn

Phone: 804-938-5528
Toll Free: 1-855-466(Inn)-1855
Less than a mile away is St. Peter's Episcopal Parish where George Washington and Martha Dandridge Custis worshipped . A few miles away from Cedar Grove Plantation, home of the late First Lady Letitia Christian Tyler, wife of the nation's 10th President, John Tyler.

New Kent, Virginia
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Foxfield Inn

Phone: 434-923-8892
Toll Free: 866-369-3536

Charlottesville, Virginia
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Newport House B&B

Phone: 757-229-1775
Toll Free: 877-565-1775
We can help you plan side-trips to historic places up to three hours away, and to such little-known places as the ruins of Chief Powhatan's 1609 house, if asked. Every Tuesday evening year round from 8pm to 10pm Newport House hosts locals and visitors for colonial dancing in our historic ballroom

Williamsburg, Virginia
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Marl Inn B&B

Phone: 757-898-3859

Visit the site where America won it's independence. On October 19, 1781, under the leadership of General George Washington, the British surrendered and the last major battle was won. The Marl Inn B&B is located within the British inner defenses of Yorktown.

Yorktown, Virginia
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Carriage House Inn Bed and Breakfast

Phone: 434-846-1388
Toll Free: 800-937-3582
From Civil War buffs to persons interested in architecture, Lynchburg has it all. Tour Poplar Forest, Thomas Jefferson’s retreat, see Patrick Henry’s home and the home of his personal physician, Dr. George Cabell. The national D-Day Memorial and Appomattox Courthouse are 20 minutes away.

Lynchburg, Virginia
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Steeles Tavern Manor and Alpine Hideaway Cottages

Phone: 540-377-9494
Toll Free: 800-743-8666
Visit the Cyrus McCormick Farm, the location of the invention of the reaper, just 1 mile away from our door. Also visit Wade's Mill, a working water-powered mill only 4 miles away, along with museums in nearby Brownsburg, Lexington and Staunton.

Steeles Tavern, Virginia
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Mayhurst Inn

Phone: 540-672-5597
Toll Free: 888-672-5597
Mayhurst Plantation was witness to many Civil War events including battles, serving as General A. P. Hills HQ and a winter home to 18,000 troops, visits by Generals Lee and Jackson and Civil War Weddings and Baptisms. An easy drive to 7 Battlefields & a Civil War Hospital. Guided tours available.

Orange, Virginia
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Inn at Monticello

Phone: 434-979-3593
Toll Free: 877-RELAX-VA
The Inn at Monticello (1856), is located just 2 miles from Thomas Jefferson's masterpiece, Monticello, 4 miles from James Monroe's home, Ashlawn Highland, and 4 miles from the University of Virginia (1819). Historic Michie Tavern (1784) and Civil War battlefields (Wilderness) are also nearby.

Charlottesville, Virginia
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Vintager Inn

Phone: 804-938-5528
Toll Free: 1-855-466(Inn)-1855
The Vintager Inn Bed & Breakfast provides nearby accommodations / hotel to historic New Kent Courthouse, Cedar Grove (home of Letitia Tyler, wife of 10th US President), ames River plantations, Civil War battle locations, Cold Harbor, Seven Pines, Berkeley, Shirley, Sherwood Forest, and Westover!

New Kent, Virginia
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Oak Grove Plantation B&B

Phone: 434-575-7137

See Staunton River battlefield (30 min.), Appomattox (90 min.) and the Crossing of the Dan (where British troops were stopped during the Revolution (5 min.). Our house has a portrait of a famiy member killed in the Mexican-American war. The innkeeper, Pickett, is a distant relative of the general.

South Boston, Virginia
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Fox Hill Bed & Breakfast and Cottage Suites

Phone: 540-377-9922
Toll Free: 800-369-8005
Stroll the same streets known by Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee. Tour Stonewall Jackson's home and the Robert E. Lee Chapel & Museum. Walk the Parade Ground at the Virgnia Military Institute and hear echos from the footsteps of Civil War soldiers. History buffs...you'll love this place!

Fairfield, Virginia
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Shady Acres Bed and Breakfast

Phone: 804-994-5940

Shady Acres is a small country bed & breakfast just off of Interstate 95, perfect for a night’s stop or a week’s vacation & surrounded by local history. Visit historic battlefields, Tribal Indian Reservations, learn about interesting Virginia people & stories, visit the birthplace of “Secretar

Hanover, Virginia
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Inn on Poplar Hill

Phone: 540-672-6840

Unwind at James Madison's Montpelier. Explore the wine country, dig with archaeologist or tour with experts. Enjoy the best restaurants, and relax in a luxurious inn. Choose your Montpelier Excursion Package. Everything else will be taken care of. Details www.innonpoplarhill.com

Orange, Virginia
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Oak Grove Plantation B&B

Phone: 434-575-7137

See Staunton River battlefield (30 min.), Appomattox (90 min.) and the Crossing of the Dan (where British troops were stopped during the Revolution (5 min.). Our house has a portrait of a famiy member killed in the Mexican-American war. The innkeeper, Pickett, is a distant relative of the general.

South Boston, Virginia
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Marl Inn B&B

Phone: 757-898-3859

Visit historic Yorktown and surrounding areas where America won it's freedom. Easy travel distance to Williamsburg and Jamestown. All sites in the village of Yorktown are within walking distance as well as restaurants.

Yorktown, Virginia
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Arcady Vineyard B&B

Phone: 434-872-9475
Toll Free: 888-824-7273
Arcady Vinyeard B&B, located on land once part of Jefferson's farm Monticello, is only 2.75 miles from his home, Monticello, 4.4 miles from Monroe's Ashlawn-Highland, 3.34 miles from Michie Tavern, 26 miles from Madison's Montpelier and 9 miles from the Rotunda at the University of Virginia.

Charlottesville, Virginia
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Brierley Hill B&B

Phone: 540-464-8421
Toll Free: 800-422-4925

Lexington, Virginia
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Holladay House

Phone: 540-672-4893

History abounds at the Holladay House and surrounding region. The 1830 Federal property is rich with its own history as is the town it inhabits. Visit Presidential mansions, Civil War battlefields, and regional museums. Enticing James Madison's Montpelier and Civil War Tour packages available.

Orange, Virginia
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Iris Inn Bed & Breakfast

Phone: 540-943-1991
Toll Free: 888-585-9018
See Civil War bullets still lodged in the kitchen door of Plumb House, soldiers' signatures at Grand Caverns, the homes of 4 former Presidents, and recreations of historic homes at the Frontier Culture Museum. The Shenandoah Valley is immersed in history, and it's all waiting your exploration.

Waynesboro, Virginia
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Crumps Mountain Cottage

Phone: 434-277-5563

We are centrally located, one hour drive away, to many historical places such as Appomattox Historic Park - where Lee surrendered to Grant; the WWII Monument; Natural Bridge and Lexington - home of VMI cadets.

Amherst, Virginia
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Grey Swan Inn

Phone: 434-292-3199
Toll Free: 800-509-3567
The Grey Swan Inn is located within Blackstone's National Register of Historic Places - choose either walking or driving tour of residential and downtown buildings. We're also close to Civil War Trails: Lee's Retreat and Wilson-Kautz Raid.

Blackstone, Virginia
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Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast

Phone: 757-422-1956

Barclay Cottage is only 5 miles from First Landing, where John Smith etal first stepped ashore before leaving to found Jamestown.Here the French defeated the English fleet in a major sea battle preventing them from re-enforcing Cornwallis at Yorktown.See the oldest lighthouse built by the U.S. govt.

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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South Court Inn Bed and Breakfast

Phone: 540-843-0980

South Court is 15 miles from New Market Battlefield and convenient to all Civil War history of the Page Valley. Book 2 nights and tell us you're a Civil War buff and we'll send you a book that outline a 300+ miles self-guided tour of the County, including notations on what happened where and when.

Luray, Virginia
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Cross House Garden Inn

Phone: 540-234-8065
Toll Free: 1-855-223-2283

Weyers Cave, Virginia
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Inn at Tabbs Creek

Phone: 804-725-5136

Mathews County is best known for it's Maritime Heritage having been an established shipbuilding center and official port of entry. The 3rd oldest lighthouse in the bay is located here, and most Mathews residents still have ties to the sea. Many historical homes, churches, and graves can be visited.

Port Haywood, Virginia
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Richard Johnston Inn

Phone: 540-899-7606
Toll Free: 877-557-0770
The Richard Johnston Inn, built in 1770 is located in the heart of Historic Fredericksburg. A walking tour to historical sites, a trolley ride, unique shops and wonderful restaurants entice our visitors to stay another day and enjoy the history of our nation.

Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Bentley Manor Inn

Phone: 757-253-0202
Toll Free: 877-334-0641
The world's largest living history museum is located here in Williamsburg, Virginia. Come, enjoy the restored 18th century capital of Britain's largest, wealthiest, and most populous outpost of their empire in the New World. Bentley Manor Inn is located just a short stroll away!

Williamsburg, Virginia
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Old Waterstreet Inn

Phone: 540-665-6777
Toll Free: 866-665-6770
For Civil War buffs, Winchester has several battlefields and a Civil War Museum. You can also tour Jackson's Headquarters, the home where Stonewall jackson based his operations.

Winchester, Virginia
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The Inn at Vineyards Crossing

Phone: 540.364.2INN (466)

National Historic Registry Property. The inn was used during the Civil War in 1861 and 1862 as a hospital for the Confederate Army. Many additional historic sites close by.

Hume, Virginia
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Prospect Hill Plantation Inn

Phone: 540-967-0844

Steeped in history, the Charlottesville area was home to three U.S. Presidents (Jefferson, Madison and Monroe), the Declaration of Independence, Patrick Henry, and explorers Lewis & Clark. Additionally, in the early 1840s, Cyrus McCormick tested his reapers in our own neighborhood's wheat fields.

Louisa, Virginia
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Stonewall Jackson Inn Bed and Breakfast

Phone: 540-433-8233
Toll Free: 800-445-5330
The Stonewall Jackson Inn is a beautiful circa 1885 modernly restored Stone and Shingled New England mansion. It has ten well-appointed rooms, each named after a Civil War General. The innkeeper, Wayne, has comprehensive knowledge of local and Civil War history.

Harrisonburg, Virginia
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Killahevlin B&B Inn

Phone: 540-636-7335
Toll Free: 800-847-6132
Killahevlin is one stop on Front Royal's driving tour of Civil War sites. During the war, the Union forces had an encampment on the property. Several of Mosby's Rangers were hanged on the property. Killahevlin was the home of William Carson who was responsible for the creation of Skyline Drive.

Front Royal, Virginia
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Mark Addy Inn

Phone: 434-361-1101

Close to many historic sites such as Poplar Forrest, Historic Lynchburg, Monticello, Historic Charlottesville, Ashlawn Highland, Montpelier, Appomatix, Natural Bridge and more!

Nellysford, Virginia
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North River

Phone: 804-693-1616

"North River" is itself a 17th property that has been continuously lived in and farmed since ~1652. We are 20 minutes from Yorktown and the site of the defeat of the British during the Revolution, and 40 minutes along the Colonial Parkway to Colonial Williamsburg and Historic Jamestown.

Gloucester, Virginia
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Brierley Hill B&B

Phone: 540-464-8421
Toll Free: 800-422-4925

Lexington, Virginia
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Caledonia Farm-1812

Phone: 540-675-3693
Toll Free: 800-BNB-1812
Railroad fans will enjoy the unique model layout at Caledonia Farm-1812 B&B. Operating locomotives demonstrate the history of trains from their beginning in 1804 to todays Acela. Guest tours upon request.

Flint Hill, Virginia
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