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Historical Sites in Virginia

September 24, 2018
Historical Sites in Virginia

Local MapWHEN YOU SHOULD GO

Regular Hours
Weekdays
Typical Hours
Weekends
Winter Hours*
Weekdays
Winter Hours*
Weekends
11-4, sealed Tuesdays 11-4

WHERE TO GO
10017 Colvin Run Road in Great Falls, between Tysons Corner and Reston

Guidelines: Beltway Exit 47A (Leesburg Pike, Rt. 7) western 5 kilometers past Tyson's Corner to directly on Colvin Run Road. Colvin Run Mill is all about ¼ mile down Colvin Run Road regarding right.

To find out more, fees, and verify mill running hours call 703-759-2771.


HISTORIC GREEN SPRING
4603 Green Spring Road
Alexandria, Virginia 22312

The manor-house is employed for a beverage and Lecture Series, and its own Tea Boutique focuses primarily on teacups and tea-related things, wind chimes and sterling silver jewelry. Programs for kids tend to be ongoing at the website, plus the shop has books and merchandise to excite their younger minds. (703-642-5173)

WHEN TO GO
Hours: Wed-Sun, 12 noon-4:30 p.m.


WHERE YOU SHOULD GO
4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, Va.

Historic Green SpringDirections:

From I-495: Take Exit 54B (Braddock Road, East, Rte 620)). Travel roughly 3 kilometers (4th stoplight) crossing minimal River Turnpike. Pass Pinecrest Shopping Center and expert elaborate on your own right. Stay in just the right hand lane and turn correct onto witchhazel Road. Witchhazel Road is the entrance to Green Spring Gardens.

From I-495: Simply Take Exit 52B (Minimal River Turnpike East, Rte 236). Travel approximately 3.5 kilometers through Annandale. Turn left on Braddock Path. Follow instructions as shown above as soon as on Braddock path.

From I-395: Just Take Exit 3B (Minimal River Turnpike West, Rte 236). Travel about 1.25 miles. Switch close to Braddock Road. Follow guidelines as shown above once on Braddock path.

To learn more, telephone call 703-941-7987.

HISTORIC HUNTLEY
6918 Harrison Lane
Alexandria, Virginia 22306

WHAT TO DO
Public tours on Saturdays from April through October, scheduled programs, scheduled trips, available houses, special occasions, volunteering, rentals
Historic Green Spring Tea Boutique Park reasons open dawn to dusk, March through November. Park shut December, January, and February. Structures available for trips on Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., April through October, and unique events.

WHERE YOU CAN GO

6918 Harrison Lane, Alexandria, Va., nearby the main entry to Huntley Meadows Park

WHAT DIRECTION TO GO
Regular tours, museum education, academic programs, special activities, a Fathers’ Day vehicle program, scouting programs, outreach programs, volunteering

The Sully Schoolhouse shop reflects the real history of 1794 house of Richard Bland Lee, Northern Virginia's first representative to Congress. The restored one-room wood schoolhouse shop holds pewter mugs, chargers, sodium sellers and hand-blown glass vases. You will find butter molds, wooden utensils, quilting items, hoops and wooden toys from the Federal period. The book nook functions Samplings through the Sully Hearth, books about slave life (Sully's representative slave quarter is from the grounds close by), as well as other Victorian and national period publications. (703-437-1794)

Visitors to the type internet sites will discover shops and, equally in keeping with their personality and interpretative message.

Normal Hours
Weekdays
Typical Hours
Vacations
Winter Hours*
Weekdays
Winter Hours*
Vacations
11-4, last tour 4pm.
Shut Tuesdays
11-4, last tour, 3pm.
Closed Tuesdays

WHERE YOU SHOULD GO
3650 Historic Sully Method, Chantilly, not far from Dulles Airport

Directions: Sully Historic Site is located on path 28 in Chantilly, VA. Through the Beltway (495) simply take either I66 west to Rt. 28 North or perhaps the Dulles Toll Rd. to exit 9A (Rt. 28 Southern). From Route 28: Just Take Air and Area Museum Parkway East Exit. During the very first end sign turn right and stick to the paved roadway to parking lot.


For more information and charges contact Sully Historic Site 703-437-1794.
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