The James River plantations near Williamsburg are among the oldest homes in America, and now, many of them are open as tourist attractions. As witnesses to more than four centuries of American history, a variety of influential people have called these Virginia plantations home—including signers of the Declaration of Independence and several United States presidents. Today, you can take a plantation tour and experience the stately architecture, lovely furnishings and beautiful gardens for yourself.
Plantation on the James River Berkeley is the most historic plantation on the James River. Visit the site of the first official Thanksgiving (1619), as well as the birthplace of Benjamin Harrison and President William Henry Harrison.Learn More
Home of President John Tyler, 10th President of the United States. One of America's most complete plantation grounds.Learn More
Now this is a plantation. What does Shirley Plantation have to offer that no other plantation can? We tell the story of the Hill-Carter family, eye witnesses to eleven generations of American history.Learn More
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