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Rosewell, Richmond

Rosewell - Richmond, Virginia
Rosewell
Rosewell Plantation Road and Old Rosewell Lane, Gloucester, VA 23061Map
Historic Rosewell Foundation
+1 804 693 2585
Neighborhood: Gloucester/Matthews County
Overview

Built in 1751 on the site of Algonquin Chief Powhatan's stronghold and estate, Rosewell was considered the best example of Georgian architecture in the country. Perhaps the most notable family member is Susannah Page, mother of President John Tyler. Thomas Jefferson was a frequent guest at Rosewell and is reported to have written an early draft of the Declaration of Independence here. Rosewell is about 90 minutes from Richmond. Take I-64 east to Route 33. Take 33 to Route 17.

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Rosewell General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM, Sunday from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, amex, visa
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