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Burgandine House

Historical Homes, Historical Sites, Museums

Culpeper, VA

Adjacent to the Museum of Culpeper History. The Burgandine House (c.1750) is the oldest house in the town of Culpeper and is open to visitors. The Museum grounds provide a beautiful setting to reflect on the day and plan your next adventure.

Ben Lomond Historic Site & Old Rose Garden

Historical Homes, Historical Sites

Manassas, VA

Built in 1837 and a prime example of Federal style architecture, this house sits within five miles of the site of the First and Second Battles of Manassas.

Beatty Cramer House

Historical Homes, Historical Sites

Frederick, MA

This c.1732 Frederick County, Maryland site features an unusual timber-frame and brick building with an interesting variety of early architectural construction techniques and details, an 18th century spring house, and a smokehouse.

Barbara Fritchie House

Historical Homes, Historical Sites

Frederick, MA

The museum is the reconstructed house of Barbara Fritchie, heroine of John Greenleaf Whittier’s poem from the Civil War. “Shoot if you must, this old gray head, but spare your country’s flag,” she said while leaning out an upstairs window.

Ash Lawn-Highland

Historical Homes, Historical Sites, Museums

Scenic Drives and Trails

Charlottesville, VA

Ash Lawn-Highland is a historic house museum at the homestead of James Monroe, fifth president of the United States. At the suggestion of his friend and mentor Thomas Jefferson, Monroe purchased the land nearby Jefferson Monticello for his plantation, which he named Highland, in 1793.

A.P. Hill Boyhood Home

Historical Homes, Historical Sites

Culpeper, VA

Confederate Lieutenant General Ambrose Powell Hill (1825-1865) lived in the original portion of this house, situated at the corner of Main and West Davis streets, from age seven until 1842, when he entered the U.S. Military Academy.

Heritage Frederick

Historical Homes, Historical Sites, Museums

Frederick, MD
artwork of the heritage frederick building

The Museum & Research Center is located in the 1820’s home of Frederick physician Dr. John Baltzell, in the heart of Historic Downtown Frederick. Discover the rich history of Frederick County and its role that it has played in the nation. Journey through the county’s struggles, triumphs and entertainments spanning the colonial period to the […]

Mosby Heritage Area Association

Battle Sites, Historical Homes, Historical Sites, Historical Societies

Scenic Drives and Trails

Marshall, VA

The c.1801 Caleb Rector House was the site of the formation of the 43rd Virginia Cavalry, Mosby’s Rangers, in 1863. It also was a Civil War hospital and the site of two separate encampments of JEB Stuart in June 1863 during the Battle of Upperville. It currently houses the Mosby Heritage Area, which has been […]

Shriver House Museum

Historical Homes, Historical Sites, Museums

Gettysburg, PA
exterior of the brick building shriver house museum at sunset

Dedicated to the civilian experience during the Battle of Gettysburg, the Shriver House Museum is situated in the heart of Gettysburg’s Historic District. The home of George and Hettie Shriver and their daughters, Sadie (7) and Mollie (5), appears much the way it did when it was built in 1860, just a few months before […]

Canal Quarters – Lockhouse 28

Historical Homes

Bed & Breakfast

Point of Rocks, MD
cyclists biking in front of lockhouse 28

Spend the night in historic Lockhouse 28, along the scenic C&O Canal. Furnishing to depict the 1830s, you will learn about the engineering marvels that make up the canal and experience life as the lock keepers lived it.

Canal Quarters – Lockhouse 49

Historical Homes

Bed & Breakfast

Clear Spring, MD
historic brick lockhouse 49 along the Potomac River

Spend the night back in time in historic Lockhouse 49 along the scenic C&O Canal. Furnished in the 1920s style, this lockhouse depicts the heyday of the canal community at Four Locks.

The Holladay House

Historical Homes

Bed & Breakfast

Orange, VA
Holladay house with blue shutters and brick

The Holladay House has stood at the crossroads of historic Route 20 + 15 for almost 200 years. The federal brick mansion has witnessed stories from James Madison’s final years through the Civil War to industrialization. Now you have the opportunity to be part of the story: stay at this historic inn and enjoy being […]