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Southside: Prestwould and Two Private Historic Homes

Wednesday, April 29, 7:30am5:30pm
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Prestwould Plantation in Southside Virginia. Photo courtesy of Willie Graham, Colonial Williamsburg.

This travel program is sold out. If you are interested in being placed on a wait list, please contact Cathy Boe at (804) 342-9657 or

Southside Virginia is the portion of the state defined roughly as the region south of the James River, east of the Blue Ridge, west of Tidewater, and north of North Carolina. This rural, scenic countryside offers a story that spans the American experience. Travelers will traverse land that has known the footsteps of American Indians, Colonial planters, enslaved and free people of color, Union and Confederate soldiers, and some of the commonwealth’s most distinguished families.

Prestwould Saloon, Southside Virginia. Photo courtesy of Richard Cheek.Discover some of Southside’s hidden treasures with tours of three remarkable historic homes, both private and public, to learn about the individuals and events that shaped this region and our state: Flat Rock, Prestwould, and Spring Bank

Virginia Journeys is a members-only travel program. The reservation fee includes transportation, admission fees, lunch, and snacks and beverages while in transit. The reservation fee is nonrefundable. Cancelled reservations may be eligible for a charitable contribution tax deduction and will be receipted.


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