Hwy 15, Clarksville Virginia
The plantation overlooks Buggs Island Lake. It was built in 1795 by Sir Peyton Skipwith. The plantation house features original furnishings, rare scenic wallpaper, and a library. Guides conduct tours of the house, restored outbuildings and gardens. Come visit this famous 18th Century plantation home. The original two-family slave house still stands on the manor house property. The Prestwould is the most complete gentry home in Virginia. It contains one of the largest collections of slave writings in the country. It Details life from the slave perspective and has attracted scholarly attention.
Other History nearby:
(Burlington) Alamance Battleground
(Clarksville) Prestwould Plantation
(Brookneal) Red Hill-Patrick Henry National Memorial
08/18 Coming to The Clarksville area
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.
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.