Montpelier, the home of James Madison, is by far the most significant
historical site in the area and located less than a mile from the Inn at
Westwood Farm. At present the house is being returned to its original,
historically accurate state. This makes for a very interesting tour. You can
learn more about Montpelier, and all the activities scheduled by visiting
Here are some other historic attractions:
- James Madison's Montpelier
Constitution Hwy/Route 20, Orange, VA
1 mile from Inn at Westwood Farm
- James Madison Museum
129 Caroline St., Orange, VA (540) 672-1776
- Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson
28 miles, about 42 minute drive. Directions.
- Exchange Civil War Museum
400 N Main St, Gordonsville, VA
(540) 832-2944. Directions.
- Barboursville Ruins
17665 Winery Road, PO Box 136, Barboursville, VA
(540) 832-3824. Directions.
- Germanna Foundation Vistors Center
PO Box 279, Locust Grove, VA
(540) 423-1700. Directions.
- Orange Train Station (Dept. of Tourism & Visitors Bureau)
122 East Main Street, Orange, VA. Directions.
- Ellwood Manor
Route 20, Locust Grove, VA
(540) 786-2880. Directions.
- Orange County Courthouse, 1859
Main Street & Madison Road, Orange, VA. Directions.
Photo Credit: The photo used at the top of this page is the property
of Montpelier and is being used with their permission. See other Montpelier photographs
at their website.
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