The 18th century city comes to life at the Wythe House, Geddy House, Peyton Randolph House, and the Anderson Blacksmith Shop and Public Armoury. Immerse yourself in the stories of the daily lives, aspirations, and accomplishments of both the free and enslaved people. Your ticket also offers you access to these sites as well as the trades listed below.
At the elegant home of prominent attorney and thinker George Wythe, take part in discussions about the ideas that shaped the Revolution. You may even encounter Mr. Wythe himself, so have questions ready for the man who was Thomas Jefferson's teacher.Learn More
Experience the stark contrasts of freedom and slavery at the house of one of America's most prominent families. Gain a deeper knowledge of the early African American experience at the home of Peyton Randolph and discover how the enslaved members of the household struggled to find their own roads to freedom.Learn More
Take part in the daily activities of the Geddy family, a prosperous 18th-century household. In this original building, family members demonstrate various games and toys, music, dance, and daily chores - and often invite you to join them.Learn More
The Revolutionary War wasn't won through battles alone. To keep pace with the might of British industry, Virginia desperately needed a new armoury. Watch our blacksmiths take red-hot iron from the fires of their forges and hammer it into a variety of tools, hardware, and weapons.Learn More