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Related Virginia Sites to Sherwood Forest

Denotes President Tyler Country, Charles City County
  • Other Presidential Homes

    Thomas Jefferson's historic home in Charlottesville, Va.

    Poplar Forest
    Thomas Jefferson's personal retreat. Explore the octagonal house and learn about the restoration under way and the discoveries of archaeologists.

    Mount Vernon
    George Washington's famous home.

    Sulgrave Manor
    Ancestral home of George Washington's family. This tudor manor set in beautiful rural England educates and enthrals all visitors.

    Berkeley Plantation
    The birthplace of Benjamin Harrison and ancestral home of two U.S. presidents, and the site of the first Thanksgiving in 1619.

    Martin Van Buren National Historic Site
    Martin Van Buren National Historic Site is found in Kinderhook, New York. The Eighth President of the United States, Martin Van Buren purchased the estate in 1839 during his Presidency.

    The Pierce Manse
    Family home from 1842 to 1848 of Franklin Pierce, the 14th President of the United States and the only one from the Granite State.

  • Other Historic Houses and Sites
    Denotes President Tyler Country, Charles City County

    Fort Pocahontas
    Civil war fort next door to Sherwood Forest that was the site of the first United States Colored Troops victory over General Lee's nephew, Fitzhugh Lee.

    Shirley Plantation
    Home of the Hill-Carters for 11 generations, was the birthplace of Anne Hill Carter, mother of Robert E. Lee. The house was built in 1723 and features original furniture, silver and family portraits. 15 miles West of Sherwood Forest on Route 5.

    Westover Plantation
    Westover was built circa 1730 by William Byrd II, the founder of Richmond, VA. 9 miles west of Sherwood Forest on Route 5.

    North Bend Plantation
    It is considered the finest example of Greek Revival Federal Period architecture in Charles City County, VA.Was the headquarters for Union General McClellan during the Civil War. Greek revival period. Bed and Breakfast. 3 miles West of Sherwood Forest on Route 5

    Piney Grove at Southalls's Plantation
    Piney Grove at Southall's Plantation is the only Williamsburg area historic landmark bed and breakfast inspected, approved and rated by America's premier travel association.

    Edgewood Plantation
    An exquisite 7,000 square foot example of Carpenter's Gothic architecture. Once the rectory for Westover Church. Bed and Breakfast. 15 miles West of Sherwood Forest on Route 5

    Stratford Hall Plantation
    The Birthplace of Robert E. Lee.

    Flowerdew Hundred
    Online museum and information on Flowerdew Hundred, a Virginia Historic Landmark on the James River.

    Upper Weyanoke
    Upper Weyanoke is located in Virginia along the bank of the James River a few miles above Jamestown and is one of the earliest plantations in the United States. With a long and rich history, it is also one of the most beautiful properties along the James. Bed and Breakfast. Near North Bend.

    Lee Hall Mansion
    Lee Hall Mansion and the 1862 Peninsula Campaign Gallery document, preserve, and interpret the agrarian antebellum Southern society and the events leading up to and during the 1862 Peninsula Campaign. The mansion focuses its use as a Confederate headquarters as well as an example of pre-war architecture.

  • Local Resources
    Richmond Times Dispatch's website for location local resources and events..
    Charles City County invites you to visit a place where you can discover it all - Four Centuries that made a nation, Three Cultures that formed a union, Two Rivers that embraced the land - all in One County, founded on the idea of representative government - the idea that made America.

    Visit! is the premiere online community guide in the Greater Richmond, Virginia area. It reflects both the personality and interests of Richmond - in essence, it is Richmond online.

    Williamsburg Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
    With over 10,000 rooms in area resorts, hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, guest homes, and four area campgrounds, the Historic Triangle has accommodations to suit every taste and budget. Outstanding shopping, dining, golf, and entertainment will make your visit to the Historic Triangle a memorable vacation experience for the entire family.

    James River Bus Lines
    Book a tour to the plantations with the James River Bus Line. Providing group and corporate transportation services.

    Winn Transportation
    Book a tour to the plantations with Winn Transportation. We are a first-class motorcoach company committed to providing the very finest in motorcoach charters and tours throughout the United States and Worldwide.

    The James River Plantations
    Visit All the James River Plantations....Sherwood Forest, Shirley, Evelynton, Westover and Berkeley. The land grant plantations whose properties extend to the James river.

    The James River Association
    The James River Association promotes conservation of the natural and historic resources of the James River Watershed

    Local Fine Dining
    You can eat at the Charles City Tavern on Route 5 or at The Blue Heron on the Chickahominy River located.

    Related Sites
    An Informal Reference Guide. Including biliographies, biographies, speeches, quotes, trivia and sundry other source materials from the World Wide Web.

    The Presidents of the United States
    The most comprehensive site on the Internet for presidential resources. The alphabetized subject headings below are linked to most of the sites on the web that have information about the Presidents of the United States.

    The American Presidents Screensaver
    The American Presidents Screensaver shows images of every United States president from George Washington to Bill Clinton. Most images are accompanied by a quote from or about that president.

    Virginia Internet Technology Conference
    Entering, Leveraging and Exploiting E-Commerce Opportunities in the Business World. Williamsburg, VA September 19-21, 2000

    The Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA)
    Virginia's long and historic past is captured in the collections of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA). Stretching from the Eastern Shore to the mountains of Blacksburg, the properties owned and operated by the APVA trace Virginia's history from the settlers' landing at Jamestown to the taming of the western reaches of the colony.

    Virginia TimeTravelers
    The Virginia TimeTravelers program. Students in grades K through 12 are invited to visit museums and historic sites and become Virginia TimeTravelers.

    White House
    You know, the place where the current President lives.

    The American Presidency- Selected Resources
    An Informal Reference Guide Including bibliographies, biographies, quotes, trivia and sundry other source materials from the World Wide Web.

    Presidents of the United States - POTUS
    Comprehensive site includes biographies, speeches and writings, election results, odd facts and presidency highlights.

    Grolier Online - The American Presidency
    The New Book of Knowledge is a set of articles on the presidents, the presidency and American politics. This set is designed for school grades 3 through 8. Many articles are interlinked within for fast access to information on related topics.
    Dedicated to helping brides and grooms everywhere prepare for their special day. is a bride's guide to protocol, etiquette and the planning process.

    Virginia Association of Museums

    Virginia's Internet Web Site
    Gateway to the Commonwealth of Virginia.

    Virginia Division of Tourism

    Welcome to Virginia!
    The Commonwealth's homepage, with a multitude of links to electronic information from state agencies and private sources, is maintained by the Department of Information Technology.

    The Virginia Association of Museums
    With over 700 members, VAM brings together the individuals and institutions of our Virginia museum community to further education and training, foster development, and provide support for museums and their staff.

    Tyler, Texas Chartered in 1847, named for President John Tyler. Diversified economy based on oil, manufacturing and agriculture.

    Williamsburg Online
    Another colonial times preservation site.

    Its Williamsburg
    The Online guide to Virginias Historic Triangle. Williamsburg is 18 miles East of Sherwood Forest.

    Major archaeological discoveries this year at the place where the New World began. Jamestown is 18 miles East of Sherwood Forest.

    Williamsburg Area Chamber of Commerce/ Convention and Visitors Bureau
    The Williamsburg, Jamestown, Yorktown, "Virginia's Historic Triangle" Visitors Guide and Web Site

    The Guide to Hampton Roads History Pages
    History in the Tidewater area of Virginia, including Norfolk, Hampton, Williamsburg and Yorktown, is covered at this site. Includes photographs of the Monitor and Merrimac and much more information on area topics.

    Virginia Center on Aging
    Virginia Center on Aging is an interdisciplinary study, research, information and resource facility for the Commonwealth of Virginia utilizing the full capabilities of faculty, staff, libraries, laboratories and clinics for the benefit of older Virginians and the expansion of knowledge pertaining to the aged and to the aging processVirginia

    Living History Associates, Ltd.
    About Richard Cheatham: Dick has performed the true story of John Tyler countless times, to the delight of audiences at schools, corporate functions, special events, historical sites and museums. He is a staple character at Sherwood Forest as John Tyler and on Jamestown Island, Virginia, the site of the first permanent settlement as John Rolfe.


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