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Surry County Attractions

Historic Locations

Jamestown-Scotland Ferry

The 15-minute free ride across the James River will give you a unique view of the land. It's not hard to imagine what the first colonists saw as they traveled on the same river almost 400 years ago. Year-round.
16289 Rolfe Highway
Surry, VA  23883-3102
For ferry traffic updates, call 1-800-VA-Ferry.
For questions, contact
jsferryinput@vdot.virginia.gov.
http://www.vdot.virginia.gov/travel/ferry-jamestown.asp

Bacon's Castle – Seasonal – 757-357-5976

465 Bacon's Castle Trail
Surry, VA 23883
757-757-5976 guest services
757-357-5732 fax
757-357-9317 garden office
Email: tballance@preservationvirginia.org
http://preservationvirginia.org/visit/historic-properties/bacons-castle

Chippokes Farm & Forestry Museum – Seasonal – 757-294-3439

Chippokes Plantation is one of the oldest working farms in the United States. The Museum exhibits, on display in a series of farm buildings, represent various stages of farm life. Seasonal operation. Gift Shop.
868 Plantation Road
Surry, VA 23883
Phone: 757-294-3439
http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/chf.shtml

Chippokes Plantation State Park – Daily – 757-294-3625

Formal gardens surround the Chippokes Mansion. The park includes a swimming complex, visitor center, picnic facilities, and hiking & biking trails. Preserved today as a 1,683-acre state park overlooking the James River. Grounds open daily. Visitor Center and Gift Shop.
http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/chi.shtml

Smith's Fort Plantation – Seasonal – 757-294-3872

Built between 1751 and 1765, the story-and-a-half brick house is laid in Flemish bond and was home to Jacob Faulcon and his family. Site contains ruins of a fort (1609) begun by Capt. John Smith. Dower tract was given to John Rolfe (1614) upon his marriage to Pocahontas from Powhatan. Gift Shop. Tours. Seasonal operation.
Thomas Rolfe Branch Preservation Virginia
PO Box 240
Surry, VA 23883
Email: smithsfortplantation@apva.org
http://preservationvirginia.org/visit/historic-properties/smiths-fort-plantation

Rogers' Store Historic Site – Open by appointment only –

Rogers' Store, circa 1897, and the second building on the site, Gwaltney's Store, circa 1820, are the centerpieces of a museum complex highlighting rural life in Surry County. Contact the Surry Historical Society for access -
757-294-0404
schsmi@widowmaker.com
surryhistoricalsociety@gmail.com.

Attractions

Surry County Visitors Center

Open Monday - Saturday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
(Closed from 12 - 1:00)

Sundays 1:00 - 5:00
267 Church Street
Surry, VA 23883
Located in "The Old Clerk’s Office" - circa 1825 (In front of the Old Courthouse)

Hampton Roads Vineyard & Winery 757-899-0203

6074 New Design Road
Elberon, VA 23846
http://www.hamptonroadswinery.com/

Slade's Park (Motorcycles/ATV Track) - 757-357-9269

(Route 10 at 650)
1111 Mount Ray Dr.
Surry, VA 23883

College Run Farms – Seasonal – 757-294-3970

Pick-Your-Own farming
2051 Alliance Road
Surry, VA 23883
Phone: 757-294-3970
Website: www.collegerunfarms.com
Email:
collegerunfarms@aol.com

Drewry Farms - Sesonal - 757-899.3636

541 Strawberry Lane
Wakefield, VA 23888
www.drewryfarms.com
michael_drewry@yahoo.com

Find us on Facebook: Drewry Farms Blueberries

Hog Island Wildlife Management Area – Seasonal – 757-357-5224

Hog Island Tract is a mixture of 3,908 acres of flat, open land and pine forest interspersed with tidal marshes and controlled ponds. State of Virginia maintains property. Fields planted to raise food for migratory birds. Bird watching, fishing, hiking. Scheduled game hunts. Open daily.
http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/wmas/detail.asp?pid=4

Surry Nuclear Information Center – Mon - Fri - 757-357-5410

Displays, interactive exhibits, films, and brochures. Energy educators help you understand how energy powers our world and why nuclear energy is important to all of us. Informative guided tours are available. Year-round.

Dominion Energy - Surry Nuclear Power Center
5570 Hog Island Road
Surry, VA 23883
Telephone: 757-357-5410

African American Heritage Society – 757-294-5152

Dendron Historical Society & Museum – 757-267-2508

Open second full weekend each month
2pm to 5pm - Free Admission
Bringing to life the unique history of the Town of Dendron, once a thriving lumber mill and railroad system until the 1930s.
P0 Box 308
Dendron, VA 23839
dendronhs@hotmail.com
http://www.dendronva.org/

Jamestown Ancestral Research Services – (Contact the County Administrator's Office)

Surry County Courthouse (County Records) – 757-294-3161

Surry County Historical Society & Museum – 757-294-0404

Uncover Surry's history and learn about places and projects in the county, including Claremont, Dennis Corner, Lorena Leath and Rogers' Store.
PO Box 262
Surry, VA 23883
schsmi@widowmaker.com
surryhistoricalsociety@gmail.com.
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vaschsm/index.html

Surry Branch - Blackwater Regional Library

270 Colonial Trail East
Surry, VA 23883
Phone: 757-294-3949
Email: fgrandison@blackwaterlib.org

Claremont Branch- Blackwater Regional Library

91 Mancha Ave.
PO Box 40
Claremont, VA 23899
Phone: 757-866-8627

Drewry Farms - 757-899-3636

541 Strawberry Lane
 Wakefield, VA 23888 

Endless Farms Alpacas - 757-899-0695

483 Red Oak Dr.
Elberon, VA 23846  

Century Farms
Century Farms in Surry County

Restaurants

Surry Seafood Company - (757) 294-3336

633 Marina Dr
Surry, VA 23883

Edwards Virginia Ham Shoppe – Daily – 757-294-3688

Virginia Smoked Meats & Specialty Foods
Authentic southern smoked meats, seafood, and dessert specialties
www.edwardsvaham.com
www.virginiatraditions.com

11455 Rolfe Highway
PO Box 25
Surry, VA  23883
Office: 757-294-3121
Email: sedwards@edwardsvaham.com

Surrey House Restaurant - Closed Indefinitly

11865 Rolfe Hwy
Surry, VA 23883
757-294-3389

Anna’s Pizza and Italian Restaurant – Tue - Sun – 757-294-0702

PO Box 383
128 Colonial Trail East
Surry, VA 23883
Phone: 757-294-0702
Email: annaspizza@yahoo.com

Rivertime Seafood - Fresh Fish & Take-out - (757) 282-9372

11497 Rolfe Hwy
Elberon, VA 23846

Chen's Asian Grill, LLC. -757-268-6503

1095 Brownsview Lane
Surry, VA 23883
E-mail: lhk3618@njit.edu

Hogge Seafood - 757-294-9091

291 Beechland Rd.
Elberon, VA 23846
757-294-9091

 

Retreat Centers, Lodging, & Camping

Claremont River House 804-894-0676
Creative Retreats, Events, and Short-Term Rentals

421 Mancha
Claremont, VA 23899
www.claremontriverhouse.com
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Claremont River House

Chippokes Plantation State Park – Daily – 757-294-3625

695 Chippokes Park Rd
Surry, VA 23883
Phone: 757-294-3625

Eastover Retreat Center – Daily – 757-294-3636

601 Eastover Dr.
Spring Grove, VA 23881
Phone: 757-294-3636
Website: www.eastover.org
Email: eastover1@mindspring.com

Pipsico Scout Reservation - 757-497-2688

57 Pipsico Rd
Spring Grove, VA 23881
Phone: 757-497-2688
www.pipsicobsa.com

Chanco Conference Center – 757-294-0915

394 Floods Dr.
Spring Grove, VA 23881
Phone: 757-294-0915

http://www.chanco.org/

Lightwood (rentals) – Daily – 757-345-0576

Lightwood House, LLC
Historic Vacation Rental
PO Box 222
Surry, VA  23883
Phone: 757-345-0576
Email:  lightwood@cox.net
Web Site: www.lightwoodhouse.com

SKYANCHOR (campground) – Daily – 757-866-8791

Family campground & day camp
8627 Colonial Trail West
Spring Grove, VA 23881
Phone: 757-294-3790
Website: http://www.skyanchor.org

Woodlyn (rentals) – Daily – 804-651-4655

Seward RV Park - 757-294-3072

PO Box 122
1195 Colonial Trail East
Surry, VA 23883
Email: sewardx4@aol.com

Surry County

Surry County Administrative Office
PO Box 65
Surry, VA 23883
757-294-5271 phone
Email:pbernshausen@surrycountyva.gov
Web Site: www.surrycountyva.gov




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