Smith's Fort Plantation

Smith's Fort Plantation
Smith's Fort Plantation
Address
217 Smith Fort Lane
Box 240
Surry, VA 23883
Region Hampton Roads
Locality Surry
Museum Phone: (757) 294-3872
Smith's Fort Email smithsfortplantation@preservationvirginia.org
Site Coordinator tforehand@preservationvirginia.org
Official Web Site preservationvirginia.org/visit/historic-properties/smiths-fort-plantation
Smith's Fort Facebook www.facebook.com/pages/Smiths-Fort/338424179972

The property received its name from Smith's Fort, built on a bluff above Gray's Creek in 1609 by Captain John Smith as a retreat in the event of an Indian attack. Directly across from Jamestown, it was built sometime between 1751 and 1765, the story-and-a-half brick house is laid in Flemish bond and was home to Jacob Faulcon and his family. A gabled roof is accented with dormer windows. Its architectural significance lies in the interior where much of the original woodwork still exists. Hours: April through October --- Wednesday through Sunday 12 to 5 p.m. March & November --- Saturdays and Sundays 12 to 5 p.m. Admission: Adults $8.00; AAA $7; Children (under 6 are free); Seniors (55+) $6.00; Children between 6 and 17 years old $5.00. Official Historic Site of Preservation Virginia.



Admission Fee: $8 General Admission, $7 AAA, $6 Seniors (55+), $5 Children between 6 and 17 years old, Children under 5 are free.

Last Updated: 7/17/2012 10:01 AM
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