You’ll Want To Go Inside These 10 Virginia Houses For Their Incredible Pasts

Virginia is where the first permanent colony in the entire United States began— we’ve been here a long time. It makes sense that we would have some of the oldest homes in the nation. Add in the fact that many of the Founding Fathers and 8 U.S. Presidents are from Virginia. Now consider that there are countless other famous authors, statesman and innovators that hail from the Old Dominion. Needless to say, we have hundreds of historic homes and sites in the state — and it’s nearly impossible to visit them all.

So to keep you from feeling overwhelmed, we’ve given you a list of some of amazing homes in Virginia that carry some of the most incredible stories. Each of them will give you a chance to step back in time, learn about a unique part of our amazing history and maybe, just maybe, provide a little insight in to the men and women that made not just Virginia, but the entire nation, a better place.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Just imagine if these walls could talk, the stories they would tell. Let us know your favorite historical home in Virginia and why you love them. Maybe they will make our next list, because with so many places to visit, there will definitely be more lists!