Robert E. Lee's 1862 Headquarters at Dabbs House
Dabbs House is a historic house museum with exhibit galleries and a research library. The Dabbs House served as General Robert E. Lee's field headquarters during the summer of 1862. The public will have an opportunity to learn about the history of the Dabbs House from its use as a residence for Dabbs family to its tenure as Henrico's police headquarters from 1941-2005.
Tour through the 1862 field headquarters and browse the exhibit galleries, gift shop, and view a video on the history of Dabbs. The research library will be open by appointment and primarily house the research from the two-volume series Field of Honor: The Civil War in Henrico County, by Louis H. Manarin.
Our hours are Wednesday through Sunday 9AM to 5PM.