Shirley Plantation is located in Charles City, Virginia, which is between Richmond and Williamsburg. Established in 1613, Shirley Plantation is the oldest plantation in Virginia. The home and plantation has been operated by and lived in by 11 generations of the same family.
Shirley Plantation on the James River in Charles City Co., Virginia is the oldest active plantation in Virginia & is one of the oldest family-owned businesses in North America, dating back to 1614 with operations starting in 1638. The three story "Great House" is constructed in the Georgian style with red brick walls & white trim boards on a square foundation. The house has been occupied by the Hill Carter family since 1738 & has housed 8 generations
Berkeley Plantation (Harrison ancestral home) Considered one of the first great estates in America; the first official Thanksgiving was celebrated here on December 4, 1619. Berkeley Plantation was home to the Harrison family--6th President William Henry Harrison, and his grandson, the 23rd President Benjamin Harrison.
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