Birthplace of Robert E. Lee and boyhood home of Richard Henry Lee and Francis Lightfoot Lee, the only brothers to sign the Declaration of Independence.
The Plantation encompasses 1900 acres of farmlands and forests on a high bluff overlooking the Potomac River. Built in the late 1730s, the Great House contains some of the most architecturally significant rooms of the Colonial era. The site includes nature trails, a gristmill and formal gardens.
Tour the Great house with one of our knowledgeable guides or tour at your own pace with a self-guided tour.
Restaurant open daily with a lunch menu served from 11:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Mon. – Fri. and 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sat. & Sun. Dinner served 5-8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Gift Shop on-site.
Stratford is open 7 days a week during the spring, summer and fall. Call for our winter hours that start in January. We are also closed on New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.