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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.
Thomas Jefferson's personal retreat. Explore the octagonal house and
learn about the restoration under way and the discoveries of archaeologists.
George Washington's famous home.
Ancestral home of George Washington's family. This tudor manor set
in beautiful rural England educates and enthrals all visitors.
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.
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
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,
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 was built circa 1730 by William Byrd II, the founder of Richmond,
VA. 9 miles west of Sherwood Forest on Route 5.
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
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.
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
The Birthplace of Robert E. Lee.
Online museum and information on Flowerdew Hundred, a Virginia Historic
Landmark on the James River.
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
- Local Resources
Richmond Times Dispatch's website for location local resources and
Charles City County invites you to visit a place where you can
discover it all -
Centuries that made a nation,
Cultures that formed a union,
that embraced the land - all in
founded on the idea of representative government - the idea that made
Richmond.com 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.
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.
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.
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 promotes conservation of the natural and
historic resources of the James River Watershed
You can eat at the Charles City Tavern on Route 5 or at
The Blue Heron on the Chickahominy River located.
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
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.
Entering, Leveraging and Exploiting E-Commerce Opportunities in the
Business World. Williamsburg, VA September 19-21, 2000
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.
The Virginia TimeTravelers program. Students in grades K through 12 are invited to visit museums and historic sites and become Virginia TimeTravelers.
You know, the place where the current President lives.
American Presidency- Selected Resources
An Informal Reference Guide Including bibliographies, biographies,
quotes, trivia and sundry other source materials from the World Wide
the United States - POTUS
Comprehensive site includes biographies, speeches and writings, election
results, odd facts and presidency highlights.
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. vabride.com is a bride's guide to protocol, etiquette
and the planning process.
Association of Museums
Gateway to the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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.
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.
Chartered in 1847, named for President John Tyler. Diversified economy
based on oil, manufacturing and agriculture.
Another colonial times preservation site.
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.
Area Chamber of Commerce/ Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Williamsburg, Jamestown, Yorktown, "Virginia's Historic Triangle"
Visitors Guide and Web Site
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 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
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.