Edgewood Plantation

4800 John Tyler Memorial Hwy.
Charles City, VA 23030- Map It
(804) 829-2962

AAA Editor Notes

Edgewood Plantation is on SR 5 at 4800 John Tyler Memorial Hwy. The restored 7,000-square-foot Gothic mansion, built by Spenser Rowland in 1849, features a freestanding, winding, three-story staircase as well as 10 fireplaces. Guided tours take in 11 rooms containing antique furnishings, Victorian memorabilia and period clothing. Two gazebos, formal gardens, slave quarters and a 1725 gristmill are on the grounds. Special events, tours and educational programs also are offered, including a tea lunch; a nightly ghost tour with wine and cheese; Victorian Christmas, held mid-November through December 31; and Charles Dickens Candlelight Tours, available mid-November through January 1. Guided tours are available.
$11; $5 (ages 7-10). Fees for special events, tours and educational programs vary, and reservations are required.
Hours: Daily 11-4. Closed major holidays.