Built by Charles Fenton Mercer in 1807 - 09, the Aldie Mill is located in the village of Aldie at the beginning of the historic Little River Turnpike. Aldie Mill is owned by the Virginia Outdoors Foundation and survives today as Virginia's only known mill powered by twin overshot water wheels.
History, Historic House
Local history exhibits and collections are housed in two 19th century buildings with an adjacent 1767 log cabin. Collections include objects from prehistoric through current times.
Botanical Garden, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Military, Park, Specialized
Built in stages over more than 100 years, Morven Park started as a simple field stone farmhouse in the mid-18th century, and grew to become the grand mansion that it is today through the course of several construction phases.
Founded as the National Sporting Library in 1954, the institution has expanded to become a library, research facility, and art museum with over 17,000 books and works of art in the collections.
History, Historic House
Oatlands is a self-supporting, co-stewardship property of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Situated on 260 acres, the plantation features an Antebellum mansion, numerous 19th century brick dependencies, a 4-acre formal terraced garden, and the 2nd oldest greenhouse in the Nation.
Parks Recreation Community Services in Leesburg, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Smithsonian Naturalist Center in Leesburg, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
History, Library, Specialized
Thomas Balch Library is a history and genealogy library owned and operated by the Town Of Leesburg. Collections focus on Loudoun County, regional and Virginia history, genealogy, military history with special emphasis on the American Civil War, and ethnic history. Collection materials include books, periodicals, maps, visual collections, newspapers, oral histories,and manuscripts.
History, Historical Society
Waterford is a Nationally Registered landmark village in a rural agricultural setting. The buildings are open on a rotating basis (except for office), group tours may be arranged. The Homes Tour and Craft Fair is held during the first weekend in October.