Stratford Hall--Birthplace of Robert E. Lee

Birthplace of Robert E. Lee and boyhood home of Richard Henry Lee and Francis Lightfoot Lee, the only brothers to sign the Declaration of Independence.

The Plantation encompasses 1900 acres of farmlands and forests on a high bluff overlooking the Potomac River. Built in the late 1730s, the Great House contains some of the most architecturally significant rooms of the Colonial era. The site includes nature trails, a gristmill and formal gardens.

The Plantation Dining Room is open for lunch from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Gift Shop. Lodging.

Stratford is open 7 days a week except New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.


 Great House guided tours $10.00 adults, $5 children 6-11. Under six free.  Grounds pass $5 adults, $3 children. AAA/senior and military discounts. Group rates available.