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The Kenmore Plantation was built by the sister of George Washington, Betty Washington Lewis, and her husband Fielding Lewis in the 1770s. Today, it is a beautiful Georgian-style mansion which was originally set in a 1,300 acre plantation.
Fielding Lewis was a merchant who lost his fortune as a result of his patriotic support of the Civil War but the house remains.
The grounds are planted our with informal and formal gardens, whilst interiors show the colourful paint and decorative plaster ceilings from the time.
Admission Prices (October 2010) :
Under 6 free
Address: 1201 Washington Ave, Fredericksburg,VA 22401
Directions: When driving into town on Princess Anne Street, turn right into Fauquier Street. At the top, turn left into Washington Avenue. There is limited street parking at the plantation.
Phone: 540 373 3381
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