Chippokes Plantation State Park (CP)
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Just across the James River from historic Jamestown in beautiful Surry County, Chippokes Plantation is one of the oldest continually farmed plantations in the country. A working farm since 1619, the park offers modern recreational activities and a glimpse of life in a bygone era. Visitors tour the historic area with its antebellum mansion and outbuildings, stroll through formal gardens, and view antique equipment at the Chippokes Farm and Forestry Museum. A campground and four overnight cabins allow visitors to stay on the historic grounds. The park has an Olympic-sized swimming pool and a visitor center with a gift shop. It also provides opportunities to bike, hike, ride horseback and picnic. Chippokes Plantation also offers wedding packages and meeting facilities.
695 Chippokes Park Rd., Surry, VA 23883
Latitude: 37.137369, Longitude: -76.727691
Tea in the Garden, Easter Egg Hunt, April. Steam and Gas Engine Show, June. Pork, Peanut and Pine Festival, July. Fall in the Country, October. Christmas Open House, December.
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