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Groups interested in historic gardens, houses, museums, African American Heritage, architecture, early North American and Virginia history, and more should visit the only surviving example of Jacobean ...

Groups interested in historic gardens, houses, museums, African American Heritage, architecture, early North American and Virginia history, and more should visit the only surviving example of Jacobean architecture in North America.

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  • Bacon’s Castle Group Tours Revised 09/08/2012 OFFICIAL PRESERVATION VIRGINIA HISTORIC SITEConnecting people and resources to ensure the continued vitality of Virginia’s historic places www.preservationvirginia.org/baconscastle
  • Bacon’s CastleSince the early 1980’s PreservationVirginia’s Bacon’s Castle has hostedmotor coach, tour bus, and car clubvisits. Whether you or your clients areinterested in gardens, historicarchitecture, early North Americanhistory, the American CivilWar, African American Heritage, oran elegant background forphotographs Bacon’s Castle is worthan old-fashioned drive in the SurryCounty countryside. OFFICIAL PRESERVATION VIRGINIA HISTORIC SITE Connecting people and resources to ensure the continued vitality of Virginia’s historic places www.preservationvirginia.org/baconscastle
  • Bacon’s Castle Stroll through 1 ½ acres of North America’s oldest surviving example of an English Formal Garden and imagine its beauty amidst the pivotal events of 1676’s Bacon’s Rebellion. Learn of what the Rebels left behind in the ancient garden only to have been found in the 1980s by archaeologists. OFFICIAL PRESERVATION VIRGINIA HISTORIC SITEConnecting people and resources to ensure the continued vitality of Virginia’s historic places www.preservationvirginia.org/baconscastle
  • Bacon’s CastleContinue touring the Site by exploring thechambers of the ancient manse includingthe Over the Chamber room with circa1711 exhibits and the nearby late-1820’sSlave Dwelling and its recently-discoveredartifacts. OFFICIAL PRESERVATION VIRGINIA HISTORIC SITE Connecting people and resources to ensure the continued vitality of Virginia’s historic places www.preservationvirginia.org/baconscastle
  • Bacon’s Castle Bacon’s Castle has 40-acres to explore including the 9,000 square feet of mansion and the 1.5-acre English formal garden. Elsewhere on the Site is a 1701 Tidewater Barn, a smokehouse and an 1820’s Slave Quarter. To help complete your experience, guests may enjoy restrooms, unique wares and Should you have any souvenirs in our gift shop, and further outside picnic tables. Please take questions, please into consideration that The Castle contact us. has several staircases including access into the main floor of the Museum. OFFICIAL PRESERVATION VIRGINIA HISTORIC SITEConnecting people and resources to ensure the continued vitality of Virginia’s historic places www.preservationvirginia.org/baconscastle
  • Bacon’s Castle We visited various historic sites in Virginia over the past two years, and our visit to Bacons Castle was outstanding. The Castle is a wonderful house museum and has a charming gift shop. We highly recommend a visit to Bacons Castle to anyone with an interest in historic places. Thanks for making our visit memorable. We look forward to aMembers of the Colonel Joshua Fry Chapter, return visit.Daughters of the American Colonistsvisit Bacon’s Castle Pete Owens, Chairman, Historic Traditions Committee Old Donation Episcopal Church, Virginia Beach, Virginia OFFICIAL PRESERVATION VIRGINIA HISTORIC SITE Connecting people and resources to ensure the continued vitality of Virginia’s historic places www.preservationvirginia.org/baconscastle
  • Bacon’s CastleLocation 465 Bacon’s Castle Trail Surry, Virginia 23883 USADrive Time Distances Nation’s Capital Washington, D.C. 4 hours Civil War Richmond/Petersburg 1.5 hours Virginia Beach Resort Oceanfront 1.5 hours Colonial Williamsburg/Jamestown 45 minutes World Ham Capital Smithfield, VA 20 minutes OFFICIAL PRESERVATION VIRGINIA HISTORIC SITE Connecting people and resources to ensure the continued vitality of Virginia’s historic places www.preservationvirginia.org/baconscastle
  • Bacon’s CastleWe look forward to hosting your next group visit.Group Tours are available most days-of-weekyear-round. We request at least one-week’sadvance reservation. Please contactTodd Ballance, Site Coordinator, attballance@preservationvirginia.org toinquiry about tour scheduling availability.Be sure and request our recommendations onadditional tour & food & beverage options. TripAdvisor.com OFFICIAL PRESERVATION VIRGINIA HISTORIC SITE Connecting people and resources to ensure the continued vitality of Virginia’s historic places www.preservationvirginia.org/baconscastle