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Wills House

Historical Homes, Historical Sites, Museums, Presidential Homes & Sites

Gettysburg, PA

Yes, Lincoln really did sleep here. This three-story brick Federal is the home where President Lincoln stayed on the occasion of his cemetery dedication address.

Woodberry Forest, The Residence

Historical Homes, Historical Sites

Woodberry Forest, VA

This compact plantation house was built circa 1793 for William Madison, member of the Virginia House of Delegates for seven consecutive terms and brother of President James Madison.

Winery at La Grange

Historical Homes, Historical Sites

Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries

Haymarket, VA

The red brick three and a half story La Grange manor house built in the 1790’s and has survived numerous owners and finally has come to rest as Prince William County/Manassas first modern-day established winery. Wine tasting $5. Year-round events and classes are scheduled.

The Union Mills Homestead and Grist Mill

Historic Towns & Villages, Historical Homes, Historical Sites

Hiking, Scenic Drives and Trails

Westminster, MD

Home of Shriver family for six generations, also Maryland Civil War Trails site. Mill produces stone-ground corn meal, wheat, buckwheat flour.

The Rupp House

Historical Homes, Historical Sites, Museums

Gettysburg, PA

Through interactive exhibits that use sight, sound, touch and even smell, Rupp House History Center guests are able to immerse themselves in 19th-century culture and learn about the civilians and the soldiers who struggled here and the preservation work that is critical to understanding the Battle of Gettysburg.

The Graffiti House

Historical Homes, Historical Sites

Hiking, Scenic Drives and Trails

Brandy Station, VA

Built as a residence for a local family, the Graffiti House was converted into a hospital after the Battle of Kelly’s Ford in March of 1863.

Schifferstadt Architectural Museum

Historical Homes, Historical Sites, Museums

Frederick, MA

Schifferstadt is one of America’s finest examples of German colonial architecture. Built ca. 1750, the stone manor house is the earliest known home in Frederick City and is unique for its five plate stove which is the only example in the world in its original position. The house and Heritage Gardens hold living history events […]

Rose Hill Manor Park & Children’s Museum

Historical Homes, Historical Sites, Museums

Frederick, MA

Rose Hill Manor was built 1789-1792 by the daughter and son-in-law of Governor Thomas Johnson, a close friend and associate of George Washington. Johnson lived at Rose Hill during the last years of his life.

Roger Brooke Taney House

Historical Homes, Historical Sites, Museums

Frederick, MA

The Roger Brooke Taney House, a historic site of the Historical Society of Frederick County, interprets the property owned by Roger Brooke Taney (1815-1823), a Frederick lawyer who later served as the fifth Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

Oatlands Historic House & Gardens

Historical Homes, Historical Sites

Scenic Drives and Trails

Leesburg, VA

George Carter, descendant of one of Virginia’s first families, began the 3,408 acre Oatlands Plantation in 1798, and began building the classic Federal-style mansion in 1804, adding to and embellishing the house for nearly 30 years.

Oak Hill, VA

Historical Homes, Historical Sites, Presidential Homes & Sites

James Monroe (1758-1831), the fifth President of the United States, began the construction of Oak Hill, his Loudoun County mansion, between 1820 and 1823 and lived here following his presidency until 1830, the year before he died.

Mosby Heritage Area Organization

Battle Sites, Historical Homes, Historical Societies

Scenic Drives and Trails

Marshall, VA

Named for Confederate Colonel John Singleton Mosby who operated against Union forces in this area during the Civil War, this five-county heritage area is known for its scenic and historic landscape. The Mosby Heritage Area Association also produces interpretive programs, lectures, and a Civil War Conference.