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Fun Fact #2

Located just off Historic Route 1 is Ferry Farm, Virginia, the boyhood home of George Washington. Ferry Farm inspired the fable about George cutting down his father's cherry tree and is the spot where George threw a stone (or was it a silver dollar?) across the Rappahannock River.

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Driving Historic Route 1 through Virginia is like watching America's story unfold before your eyes.

  • Beth Ahabah Museum and Archives

    1109 W. Franklin St., Richmond, VA, 23220
    Phone: (804) 353-2668

  • Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia

    00 Clay St., Richmond, VA, 23219
    Phone: (804) 780-9093

  • Blandford Church and Cemetery

    111 Rochelle Lane, Petersburg, VA, 23803
    Phone: (804) 733-2396

  • Children’s Museum of Richmond-Central

    2626 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA, 23220
    Phone: (804) 474-CMOR (2667)

  • Civil War Site Eastern Front Visitor Center

    5001 Siege Road, Petersburg, VA, 23803
    Phone: (804) 732-3531