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Ferry Plantation House

4136 Cheswick Ln, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-6559
+1 757-676-2662
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A step back in Time

Step back in time with a visit to this quaint Colonial home nestled in a neighborhood on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
gwen s
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Wonderful Tour and Great History

We truly enjoyed our tour of the Ferry Plantation House and learning its history as well as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cari C
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Meriden, Connecticut
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4136 Cheswick Ln, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-6559
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Step back in time with a visit to this quaint Colonial home nestled in a neighborhood on the Lynnhaven River . Not far from Old Donation Episcipal Church. The home and its history were saved by the tireless work of the neighbors, including the late...More

1  Thank gwen s
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We truly enjoyed our tour of the Ferry Plantation House and learning its history as well as learning about the woman who saved it, Belinda Nash. Our tour guide, Cody, was knowledgeable of the home’s history and its surroundings. He was also able to add...More

1  Thank Cari C
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Reviewed November 2, 2017

We decided this for a halloween option. It was basically a open house with a lot of paranormal stuff set up. We'd have preferred a bit more history. It was interesting though, and the staff quite nice. We'd like to revisit as some point for...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

Our group decided to visit the Ferry Plantation House as part of the Ghost and Spirits tour that we were on. It is a historic Federal farmhouse with an interesting past both historically and ghostly as far as legend has it. Excellent presentation by the...More

Thank Dorothy S
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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

My family and I arrived to find that the tours were not open as they were finishing up some renovations. Cody, who was on site and one of the tour guides was so kind as to give us a private tour! It was a very...More

3  Thank beechbum67
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

Although it's gone through a lot of changes in its lifetime, it's an interesting glimpse into life well before the Civil War. Even rumored to be haunted. Pay the fee for the tour and help support the non-profit org that's renovating the place.

1  Thank GNMS
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Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

I have often said, "It may be in bad shape but I want to see it anyway." Often historical homes will have areas closed off and it just drives me crazy!! I want to see all of the home. Well first off...I have to eat...More

1  Thank LoriReel
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Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

We went last week and not only did the tour itself cost 10 dollars per person but it was of a small house that did seances. The tour was led by a man with bad teeth named cody. He didn't even know how to answer...More

5  Thank hazelnutbirdygm
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Reviewed March 3, 2017

The Ferry Plantation House at 4136 Cheswick Lane in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is a brick house that dates to 1642 when Savill Gaskin started the second ferry service in Hampton Roads to carry passengers on the Lynnhaven River to the nearby county courthouse and to...More

Thank Taylor B
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Reviewed November 26, 2016

very informative, tight fit if there is a large group. lots of artifacts to look and touch, we were allowed us to take photos.

2  Thank Jennifer M
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