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Gunston Hall Plantation

. Description:  Home of George Mason, who authored the Virginia Declaration of Rights, one of the intellectual underpinnings of the American Revolution.  Property includes reconstructed outbuildings including slave quarters. Special slave-life tours are given monthly.
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How to find: 

Address:
10709 Gunston Rd
Mason Neck, VA 22079

Parent Organization:
Commonwealth of Virginia, National Society of the Colonial Dames of America

Contacts
Phone 703 550-9220
fax 703 550-9480
E-mail Historic@GunstonHall.org
URL
Gunston Hall Plantation
   www.gunstonhall.org/
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Year Round, last tour starts at 4:30 9:30 - 5 9:30 - 5 9:30 - 5 9:30 - 5 9:30 - 5 9:30 - 5 9:30 - 5
Season Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, NY Day
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
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Groups

As of MAR 2008    grades 1-12 $4  $8  60+ $7  
Special Fees: online coupon available
Additional Group Info: groups@gunstonhall.org
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Tour house and outbuildings.  See web site for dates of special monthly tours (all on Sundays).  There are tours focusing on slaves, women, and farming (you can pitch in on chores).  At times, there are cooks in the kitchen.
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Period 1700s Type of Site Plantation
Buildings: Plantation house, farm outbuildings, slave quarters (reconstructed)
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