The Garden Guide

Shirley Plantation

Shirley was Virginia's first plantation and is still a working plantation. The mansion was completed in 1738.  Eight original outbuildings survive in the grounds.

Photograph © Christopher Laine
Photograph © Christopher Laine

501 Shirley Plantation Road, Charles City, Virginia, USA, VA 23030

All year. Daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas. Open 9:30am to 5pm.

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