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Project Type: Historic Restorations

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library

Address: 24 North Coalter Street, PO Box 24City: StauntonState: VAZip: 24402Phone: 540-885-0897Website: http://www.woodrowwilson.org Woodrow Wilson was born in the Presbyterian Manse in Staunton, Virginia, in 1856....

Wilton

Address: 215 South Wilton Road, Box 8225City: RichmondState: VAZip: 23226Phone: 804-282-5936Website: http://www.wiltonhousemuseum.org In early colonial days the Randolph family built several homes along the James, and...

William & Mary

City: WilliamsburgState: VAZip: 23187-8795Website: https://www.wm.edu/ Chartered in 1693, William & Mary is the second oldest institution of higher learning in the country. The original...

Washington and Lee University

Address: Historic Main CampusCity: LexingtonState: VAZip: 24450Phone: 540-463-8460Website: http://chapelapps.wlu.edu Washington and Lee University is the ninth oldest institution of higher learning in the nation. It began...

University of Virginia

City: CharlottesvilleState: VAZip: 22903Phone: 434-924-6015 After two terms as president, Thomas Jefferson came home to campaign for a new institution of higher learning in...

Sweet Briar College

City: Sweet BriarState: VA In 1818, Elijah Fletcher moved his family to Lynchburg where Elijah bought The Virginian, a Whig newspaper, and...

Stratford Hall

City: StratfordState: VAZip: 22558Phone: 804-493-8038Website: http://www.stratfordhall.org Thomas Lee built Stratford with its complex of outbuildings and dependences in the 1730s. It became the boyhood home...

St. John’s Mews

Address: Church Hill, South of Broad between 23rd and 24thCity: RichmondState: VAPhone: 804-643-7407 In the heart of the historic Church Hill district of Richmond...

Smith’s Fort Plantation

Address: 217 Smith Fort LaneCity: SurryState: VAZip: 23883Phone: 757-294-3872Website: http://preservationvirginia.org/visit/historic-properties/smiths-fort-plantation Smith’s Fort Plantation was originally part of Pocahontas’s dowry. It was presented by the Indian chief,...

Poplar Forest

Address: 1542 Bateman Bridge RoadCity: ForestState: VAZip: 24551Phone: 434-525-1806Website: http://www.poplarforest.org/ Since 2010, the Garden Club has partnered with Thomas Jefferson’s Corporation for Poplar Forest to restore...

Point-of-Honor

Address: 112 Cabell StreetCity: LynchburgState: VAZip: 24504Phone: 434-847-1459Website: http://www.pointofhonor.org/ The first Cabell arrived in Virginia in 1726. He founded an influential and prolific clan known for...