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Sherwood Forest Plantation

Category: Gardens + Sightseeing + Tours

14501 John Tyler Highway, Charles City, VA

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The home of 10th US President, John Tyler, from 1842 until his death in 1862. It is known to be the longest frame house in America, over 300 feet. The house has been owned continuously by President Tyler's direct descendants and is currently owned by his grandson, Harrison Ruffin Tyler. Features gui...
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Sherwood Forest Plantation - Home of President John Tyler
The plantation, first recorded in a 1616 land grant, was originally known as Smith's Hundred. The house, circa 1720, is a classic example of Virginia Tidewater design: big house, little house, colonnade, and kitchen. It had several owners before Tyler purchased the home and its surrounding 1,600 acr...
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Directions to Sherwood Forest Plantation - Home of President John Tyler
From I-95 South from Washington, follow the signs to I-295 South and take Exit No. 22A (Route 5, Charles City). Follow the signs to Sherwood Forest along Route 5. It is three miles east of the Charles City Co. Courthouse. Sherwoo...
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James River Plantations: Sherwood Forest Plantation - Between Richmond and Williamsburg
The Grounds comprise twenty-five acres of terraced gardens, serene woodlands, and lawn by the designs of mid-19th century landscape architect Andrew Jackson Downing. The formal garden was partially destroyed by Civil War troops and still contains the bird bath placed in the garden by Julia Gardiner ...
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