Wednesday, March 02, 2005

Sherwood Forest Plantation: Home of President John Tyler

Sherwood Forest Plantation: Home of President John Tyler. Provides information on John Tyler's home from 1842 until his death in 1862 including information on visiting it.

From the site:

Sherwood Forest Plantation was the home of the 10th U.S. President John Tyler from 1842 until his death in 1862. Sherwood Forest Plantation has been the continuous residence of the Tyler family since the President purchased it in 1842. Known to be the longest frame house in America, it is over 300 feet long. Elegantly furnished with Tyler's possessions, it reflects the lifestyle of this mid-19th century Presidential family. Beautifully wooded landscape and 12 dependencies surround President Tyler's home.

Sherwood Forest Plantation's grounds are open 9:00 am-5:00 pm daily. Located on State Rt. 5, 14501 John Tyler Highway, Charles City, VA. 30 minutes from Williamsburg and 45 minutes from Richmond. 804/282-1441. 3 miles west of the courthouse in Charles City County - Tyler Country.

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