historic houses in Virginia are notable sites. The U.S. state of Virginia was home to many of America's Founding Fathers, four of the first five U.S. presidents, as well as many important figures of the Confederacy. As one of the earliest locations of European settlement in America, Virginia has some of the oldest buildings in the nation. List of historic houses in Virginia [edit ]
Listing includes date of the start of construction where known.
Westover Plantation, c. 1755
Agecroft Hall, late 15th century, Lancashire, England -- English Tudor manor house transplanted to Richmond and reconstructed by Thomas C. Williams, Jr. in 1925 Ball-Sellers House (Arlington, Virginia) built in 1742 by John Ball, owned by the Arlington Historical Society. [1 ] The Anchorage 1749, Northumberland County Arlington House (the Custis-Lee Mansion), 1802, Arlington County —- home of Robert E. Lee Ash Grove, 1790, Fairfax County -- home of Thomas Fairfax, and Henry Fairfax Ash Lawn–Highland, 1799, Albemarle County -- home of James Monroe Bacon's Castle, 1665, Surry County — only Jacobean great houses in the U.S., used as a stronghold in Bacon's Rebellion Belle Air Plantation, c. 1670, Prince William County — the most prominent feature of the extinct town of Minnieville Bell House, 1882, Westmoreland County — summer home of Alexander Graham Bell Belle Grove, 1790s, Pittsylvania County - a Federal style home owned by the Whitmell P. Tunstall family [2 ] Belle Grove, 1790, King George County - a house in Port Conway, birthplace of James Madison Belle Grove, 1797, Frederick County - a house in Middletown, home of Dolley Madison's sister and a National Trust Historic Site Belroi home, birthplace of Walter Reed, in Belroi, Virginia Belvoir, 1741, Fairfax County — home of Col. William Fairfax, Bryan Fairfax, Sally Fairfax Berkeley Plantation, 1726, Charles City County — home of the Harrison family ( Benjamin Harrison V; birthplace of William Henry Harrison) Berry Hill Plantation, 1835, Halifax County — home of the Bruce family Brandon Plantation, c. 1765, Prince George County — home of the Harrison family Brompton, 1824, Fredericksburg, - 19th-century mansion, home of the President of the University of Mary Washington Carlyle House, 1753, Alexandria - home of John Carlyle, Scottish merchant Carter's Grove, 1755, James City County — home of the Burwell family Castle Hill, 1764, Albemarle County -- home of Thomas Walker (explorer) and William Cabell Rives Chatham Manor, 1768, Stafford County — home of William Fitzhugh Court Manor, c. 1812, Rockingham County - early Greek-Revival manor house, former home of Willis Sharpe Kilmer Frascati, 1821, Orange County, - home of U.S. Supreme Court justice Philip Pendleton Barbour Ferry Plantation House c. 1830, Virginia Beach — Civil War Home of USN/CSN Cmdr. Charles Fleming McIntosh Green Spring Plantation, James City County - home of governor Sir William Berkeley site of Bacon's Rebellion, ruins The Governor's Palace, Williamsburg - home of Virginia's colonial governors, reconstruction Gunston Hall, 1755, Fairfax County — home of George Mason Hartwood Manor, 1848, Hartwood - An unusual example of Gothic Revival architecture, constructed by Julia and Ariel Foote. Hidden Springs, 1804, Rockingham County — home of the John Hite II The John Marshall House, 1788, Richmond - home of John Marshall Kenmore Plantation, 1770s, Fredericksburg — home of George Washington's sister Betty Lewis Long Branch Plantation, 1811, Clarke County, home of the Nelson family Lowland Cottage, 1666, Gloucester County- home of Robert Bristow The Manse, 1846, Augusta County - birthplace of Woodrow Wilson Maymont, 1893, Richmond - home of James H. Dooley Monticello, 1768, Albemarle County — home of Thomas Jefferson Montpelier, c. 1764, Orange County — home of James Madison and a National Trust Historic Site Morven Park, 1781, Loudoun County - home of Governor Westmorland Davis and location of the founding of Southern Planter (now Southern Living) magazine Mount Vernon, 1741, Fairfax County — home of Lawrence Washington and his half-brother George Washington North Bend Plantation, 1819, Charles City County - family home of the Harrison family Oak Hill, 1822, Loudoun County — home of James Monroe after Ash Lawn-Highland Oatlands, 1804, Loudoun County - Plantation belonging to the Carters of Virginia, a National Trust Historic Site Old Mansion, c. 1669, Caroline County - home of the Hoome family The Peyton Randolph House, 1715, Williamsburg -- home of Peyton Randolph Piney Grove at Southall's Plantation, c. 1790, Charles City County - home of the Southall family Poplar Forest, 1806, Bedford County -- retreat home of Thomas Jefferson Rippon Lodge, c. 1747, Prince William County — home of the Blackburn family Sara Myers House, 1790, Old Town District of Fredericksburg Russell House and Store, early 19th-century house and store at Dale City Selma Plantation House, 1811, Loudoun County - Leesburg Scotchtown, c. 1730, Hanover County — home of Patrick Henry Seven Springs, c. 1725, King William County — home of the Dabney family Sherwood Forest, c. 1720, Charles City County — home of John Tyler Shirley Plantation, 1723, Charles City County — home of the Carter family Stratford Hall Plantation, 1730, Westmoreland County — home of the Lee family ( Thomas Lee; birthplace of Richard Henry Lee and Robert E. Lee) Swannanoa, 1912, Augusta County - retreat home of James H. Dooley Wakefield, Westmoreland County — birthplace of George Washington, recreation Westover, c. 1755, Charles City County — family home of the Byrds ( William Byrd II) Wilton House, 1753, Richmond — home of the Randolph family (William Randolph III) Wilton Plantation, 1763, Middlesex — home of the Churchill family Woodlawn, 1805, Fairfax County — home of George Washington's niece and nephew, and a National Trust Historic Site The Wythe House, Williamsburg — home of George Wythe
Stratford Hall Plantation
See also [edit ] References [edit ] ^  ^ Belle Grove: Belle of the County