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Oatlands: A step back into 19th and 20th Century American history
Leesburg - Northern Virginia is closely tied to early American history. Across the region many original structures still remain, and are open to the public.
Op-Ed: Springtime blooms at Oatlands Historic House and Gardens in Va.
Leesburg - Over 200 years ago, a man named George Carter inherited a large parcel of land in Northern Virginia, over 3,400 acres. On this land he built a plantation, complete with a mansion, with the primary crop being wheat.
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Exterior of greenhouse
One of the tiers in the gardens at Oatlands
Former Smoke House at Oatlands.
Visitors are introduced to Oatlands' history by tour guide prior to touring the house
Visitors admire the beauty of the gardens
Bachelor's cottage on Oatland's property, circa 1820. This building is not open to the public.
View of Oatlands from the rear of the house
The Oatlands' gardens begin to bloom with color once the weather begins to warm.
A couple sits and enjoys the beautiful May weather at Oatlands
Reflecting pool built by Edith Eustis in the 1930s
A view of the distance from Oatlands
Chauffeur's House at Oatlands
Visitors waiting for house tour of Oatlands
View of Oatlands seen when approaching the main house from the side
Main house at Oatlands in Leesburg, Va.
Interior of greenhouse located on Oatlands property
A section of the vast gardens located at Oatlands Plantation
Former Carriage House of Oatlands' plantation. Today it is a gift shop and teas are held in the center portion of the building.
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