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Laurel Hill - General J.E.B. Stuart Birthplace

1091 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA 24053
+1 276-251-1833
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Quiet place

This is a pretty, quiet, and meditative place, best for ppl who already know the story. The house... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jdclarksr
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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Birthplace of J.E.B. Stuart

I'm glad to see that historic places are being preserved. Virginia can be proud of her native... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2014
Chuck C
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Tigerville, SC
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2 weeks ago
“Quiet place”
17 Oct 2014
“Birthplace of J.E.B. Stuart”
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1091 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA 24053
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+1 276-251-1833
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a pretty, quiet, and meditative place, best for ppl who already know the story. The house is gone, the old kitchen is gone. Signs provide anecdotes and biographical information, but imagination has to do the rest. The small slave graveyard at the back...More

Thank jdclarksr
Reviewed 17 October 2014

I'm glad to see that historic places are being preserved. Virginia can be proud of her native sons, and J.E.B. Stuart is one of great ones! I can certainly see why he said he could spend all of his days walking the meadows of Laurel...More

Thank Chuck C
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Hard to get to, you'll need a GPS. Not much there except an open field and some historic markers which were interesting. There are trails in the woods but they were a little rugged.

Thank TonyTTA
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Laurel Hill, the birthplace of the Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart, provides a glimpse into history of one of the critical characters of the US civil war. The site is located approximately seven miles from Mount Airy across the border in Virginia. There are no remaining...More

Thank wbullseye
Reviewed 9 December 2011

We have visited Laurel Hill several time when they have their annual civil war reenactment as well as their annual Scottish Highland Games. Each event is educational, entertaining, and just plain fun.

Thank Dan and Gitte S
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