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A glimpse to the past

What a lovely place! We had a mother & daughter weekend there and just feel in love with the house... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Lindsey M
The owner, Dottie, makes a visit here worthwhile

This is a working B&B, so reservations for a tour are required. The house is interesting. Not... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
JaneL184
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

What a lovely place! We had a mother & daughter weekend there and just feel in love with the house and property. So much beauty and history, I loved hearing about the story of Lizzie Rowland and seeing her name etched into the upstairs widow....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lindsey M
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This is a working B&B, so reservations for a tour are required. The house is interesting. Not historically fascinating, but definitely a plantation with history. Not quite as critical in history as the other plantations, and is a little worn. But, Dottie is a gem....More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

There are several magnificent colonial and antebellum plantation houses located along State Route 5, a scenic byway which runs virtually parallel to the James River between Richmond and Williamsburg in Virginia. Edgewood Plantation and Harrison's Mill, located at 4800 John Tyler Memorial Highway in Charles...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped to see Dot and visit with 24 friends in tow. We had let her know when to expect us and the visit was great. She shared the history of the house and gave the group a tour. Every one thoroughly enjoyed the time she...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank waynej575
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The scenic drive from Williamsburg to Richmond along Virginia Highway 5, or the James River Road, is overgrown with history that dates to the Revolutionary War and the Civil War, from Lighthorse Harry Lee to Robert E. Lee. And there are so many wonderful mansions,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Thank you Dot for another wonderful visit. You are truly an amazing hostess, as always. Although only 30 minutes from Richmond, it's like being whisked back in time where everything is grande and elaborately done, yet amazingly cozy with complete relaxation. Maggie and I had...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank OneBlonde
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This gem in the heart of plantation country is right in my own back yard and still I've never been through it. Dot the owner will give you her story, the house story and the history story. She delights in sharing all her information. The...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Glenda M
Reviewed 25 February 2016

I placed my Brother and wife here when I didn't have enough room at my place at Berkeley Plantation. The owner treated them and the rest of my family like family. We had a family breakfast there too.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Vivian M
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Great tours. You must go at Chrismas. Every room is decorated. Love to hear Dot telling the ghost story.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank nagshead3511
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Dot, the owner and tour guide was super! Down to earth and very informative! This place has so much history related to the civil war times!!! The owner has her own personal and unique stories about the location as well. The way the story unfolds...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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