Take a step backwards through time as you explore Weston Plantation. Built in 1789, the main house on the property oversees the Appomattox River. The structure is three stories, with antiques and reproductions on display for the public to see in a guided tour. This house is a prime example of Virginia Georgian architecture and has a place on the National Register of Historical Places for being so well preserved. Take a tour year round and discover the fascinating history of this property as you learn the story of the Gillam family, who went from indentured servants to plantation owners.
Presquile National Wi
Those people who adore nature can receive a unique opportunity at the Presquile National Wildlife Refuge. Only accessible by making an advanced reservation, this refuge is a 1,329-acre island on the James River. Enjoy views of wildlife like you have never seen them before, including sightings of osprey, great blue herons, and bald eagles. With a permit, hunting of white tailed deer is allowable during certain days. The refuge also offers guided tours for you and your group to explore the refuge and learn more about this fascinating piece of nature. The island is also home to the James River Ecology School, supporting environmental education.