Hwy 60E, Williamsburg Virginia
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Located six miles from Williamsburg, Carter's Grove was begun in 1750 by Carter Burwell, grandson of the original Robert "King" Carter. Robert gave the land to his daughter Elizabeth by his will. She married Nathaniel Burwell, and their son Carter Burwell built Carter's Grove, completing the structure around 1753. This house was symbolic of Burwell's wealth and prominence in the colony and was the center of an agricultural enterprise that encompassed five neighboring plantations.
Other History nearby:
(Surry) Bacon's Castle
(Williamsburg) Bassett Hall
(Williamsburg) Bruton Parish Church
(Virginia Beach) Cape Henry Memorial
(Williamsburg) Carter's Grove
12/09 Coming to The Williamsburg area
Dewey Beach PopFest Dewey Beach DE April12-13 Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events.
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.
Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Festival Milton DE May25 This festival celebrates horseshoe crabs and migrating shorebirds, long considered to be natural wonders of Delaware Bay. Count yourself among the 1,500-plus visitors who annually enjoy:
arts and crafts, as well as an art show,
boat rides down the Broadkill River,
canoe trips on Prime Hook Creek,
trail walks at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge,
train rides for the kids and more.
Bethany Beach Seaside Craft Show Bethany Beach DE June1 This is a juried fine crafts event on the boardwalk.
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.