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Plantations Along the James River, Virginia 1441

Treasures from three centuries can be seen at the James River Plantations along Virginia's scenic Route 5 in Charles City County. The county, strategically located between the James and Chickahominy Rivers and close to the colonial capitals of Jamestown and Williamsburg, was the first westward expansion of English-speaking America. It was established in 1619 and it's plantations and farms along the James River have survived the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 and the War Between the States. The county's gracious manor houses, all privately owned and preserved National Register properties are open for visitors to experience and enjoy. Charles City has been home to Native Americans and early settlers, planters, signers of the Declaration of Independence, presidents, slaves, emancipators and free blacks, educators and agriculturalists. Descendants of these significant figures in American history stil live in the county today. Trips includes, motor coach transportation, tour director, baggage, tax and service, three nights at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Richmond Virginia, 3 full American breakfasts at the hotel, dinner at Sine's Tavern, lunch at Dockside, and dinner on the Richmond Riverboar. Tours include Berkeley Plantation with a local guide, Shirley Plantation with a local guide, Richmond with the local guide, St John's Church, the White House of the Confederacy and a cruise on the James River.

Cost of trip per person: $599 double, $699 single, $578 triple/quad

Cost for trips is non-refundable.

Sessions:  1
Dates:  6/22/2017 to 6/25/2017
Meeting Times:  Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location:  DOT Commuter Parking Lot 475 Hartford Road, Route 71 (across from Target), NB
Instructor:  Silver Mills
$599.00   (Class Fee)
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