Located in Fairfax County near Lorton and Mason Neck, Gunston Hall Plantation was the center of a 5,500 acre tobacco and corn plantation. Owned by the author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights, George Mason IV (1725 – 1792), this Georgian style home and garden is now a National Historic Landmark.
It is now owned by the Commonwealth of Virginia and administered by a Board of Regents appointed from the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America.
Gunston Hall is open from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm except holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. And special events are showcased throughout the year.
Guided tours are offered of the mansion and the 550 acres of ground. The hiking trails are open till 6:00pm.