Hatton Ferry

The Hatton Ferry
The Hatton Ferry carrying passengers across the James River
Captain Craig McPherson trains junior ferrymen on how to pole the Hatton Ferry
Captain Craig McPherson and Hatton Ferry President Steven Meeks hand-pole the Hatton Ferry across the James River
Hatton Ferry Hours of Operation.  The 2015 season begins April 18
The Hatton Ferry
10120 Hatton Ferry Road
Scottsville, VA 24590
Region Central Virginia
Locality Albemarle
Weekdays only: (434) 296-1492
Fax: (434) 296-4576
Email info@thehattonferry.org
Hatton Ferry www.thehattonferry.org

Hatton Ferry has been named one of the Top 15 for '15 Historic Sites for History Buffs!  Visit us when our 2015 season opens on Saturday, April 18!

The Hatton Ferry is located outside Scottsville and runs on Saturday 9-5 and Sunday Noon-5 from mid-April through the end of October. It is operated during most federal holidays during the regular season. Visit Hatton Ferry ca. 1870 Last Poled Ferry in the United States on Facebook, email info@thehattonferry.org, or call the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society (Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) at 434.296.1492 to make sure the ferry is in service.

A ride on the ferry is an unique opportunity to experience times past; ferries have served Albemarle and Buckingham Counties since the mid-eighteenth century, and provided a means by which European settlers could communicate with other settlers and establish commercial ventures. Visitors may ride the ferry across the James River, if water levels permit, $5 per person and $10 per vehicle.

While you are there, visit our new exhibit on the history of the Hatton Ferry, River Transportation, The Name 'Hatton', Floods, and the Histories of Ferries.

Admission Fee: $5 per person / $10 per vehicle
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Last Updated: 3/26/2015 10:18 AM
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