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Sully Historic Plantation
1799 Home of Richard Bland Lee

   Sully Plantation

An oasis of the past, Sully reflects the history of Fairfax County. Completed in 1799 by Richard Bland Lee, the main house at Sully combines aspects of Georgian and Federal architecture. Richard Bland Lee was Northern Virginia's first Representative to Congress, as well as General Robert E. Lee's uncle.

On the National Register for Historic Places, and accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, Sully also includes original outbuildings, representative slave quarter and gardens. Guided tours highlight the early 19th century life of the Richard Bland Lee family, tenant farmers and enslaved African Americans Americans. Programs reflect the history of Fairfax County through the 20th century.

Sully Historic Plantation & Site is operated by the Fairfax County Park Authority.



  • Visitor Center/ Gift Shop: March - December, open everyday 11am - 4pm except Tuesdays and some holidays, check with the site. Take home a historical remembrance of your visit to Sully. Unique gifts include tricorn hats, early 1800s reproductions, quill pens, caps, historic games and toys, blue and white ware, history books, tea cups and much more!

    Winter Hours: January and February Open daily from 11am-3pm, open every day except Tuesdays; site/visitor center closed Tuesdays. Closed some holidays.
  • House Tours: Guided tours of the main house given on the hour. Open daily from 11am-4pm, closed Tuesdays. Last tour at 4pm. January, February and Holidays when open, last tour is 3:00pm.
  • Tours: $7 Adult, $6 student (16 & up with student I.D.), $5 for senior (65 +), $5 child (age 5 – 15). Save by taking both tours (House tour & Forgotten Road tour) for only $2.00 extra.
  • For more details and information:

Sully HIstoric Plantation
3650 Historic Sully Way
Chantilly, VA 20151  •  703-437-1794

 Photograph and written material provided by the Fairfax County Government, Park Authority.

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