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Stratford Hall, Stratford

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#59 of 317 in Museums in Virginia
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Stratford Hall is a historic house museum near Lerty in Westmoreland County, Virginia. It was the plantation house of four generations of the Lee family of Virginia (with descendants later to expand to Maryland and other states). Stratford Hall is the boyhood home of two Founding Fathers of the United States and signers of the Declaration of Independence, Richard Henry Lee (1732–1794), and Francis Lightfoot Lee (1734–1797). Stratford Hall is also the birthplace of Robert E. Lee (1807–1870), who served as General-in-Chief of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War (1861–1865). The Stratford Hall estate was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960, under the care of the National Park Service in the U.S. Department of the Interior.
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  • Tour Guide: Trying to put a face to a poem I wrote...would like to know if there were ever an elderly tour guide(lady) who used the word "Yonder" 
    Tour Guide: Trying to put a face to a poem I wrote...would like to know if there were ever an elderly tour guide(lady) who used the word "Yonder"  more »
  • We visited Stratford Hall and took advantage of their audio guided tour. For most of the tour, we could take our time visiting each room since other visitors were in a different area of the Hall... 
    We visited Stratford Hall and took advantage of their audio guided tour. For most of the tour, we could take our time visiting each room since other visitors were in a different area of the Hall...  more »
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  • The cabins are cozy, with full amenities and kitchenette. lots of history it is a wonderful place to stay. Tours and a beach we had a great time. The wife loved it.
  • Very interesting window into life in colonial Virginia across several generations of the gentry while also providing insights into the plight of the slaves and indentured servants on the plantations of the time. Excellent audio tour, nice grounds to explore and a decent beach area where you can also find fossils and shark teeth.

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