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Brandon is a Colonial plantation with gardens extending from the house to the James river. Designed by Thomas Jefferson and built by Nathaniel Harrison in the mid-18th century, the home remained in the Harrison family until 1926. The brick house, the first building on the property, dates to the early 17th century. Brandon is still a working farm.

Location: Hwy 611, Burrowsville Virginia Telephone 757-866-8486

Other History nearby:
(Surry) Bacon's Castle
(Williamsburg) Bassett Hall
(Burrowsville) Brandon
(Williamsburg) Bruton Parish Church
(Williamsburg) Carter's Grove
(Petersburg) Centre Hill Mansion

10/20 Coming to The Burrowsville area
Pork in the Park BBQ Festival Salisbury MD April19-21 Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple will be served up April 19-21st at Salisbury's WinterPlace Park.
Hampton Roads Greek Festival Hampton Roads VA May30-June2 Winner of the Peninsula Gold Award for best outdoor festival in 2012.
Virginia Pork Festival Emporia VA June12 The Virginia Pork Festival is one of the East Coast's largest food festivals, combines outstanding pork dishes with continuous live music from multiple stages.
Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Harrisonburg VA June9-16 The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival is a week-long summer music festival devoted to promoting an appreciation and understanding of the music of Bach and a featured composer, country, era or people.
66th Annual Hard Crab Derby Crisfield MD August30-September1 Held at the Somers Cove Marina. Crab Races, Crab Cooking Contest, Crab Picking contest, Parade, Skiff Races, Boat Docking Contest, Crafts, Carnival, Games, Swim Meet, Entertainment, Fresh Seafood
Richmond's Original Italian Street Festival Richmond VA September28-29 Richmond's 17th Street Market will be magically transformed into an authentic Italian village for this year’s 8th Annual Italian Festival.