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

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Address: 1091 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA 24053
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+1 276-251-1833

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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 sons, and J.E.B. Stuart is one of great ones! I can certainly see why he said he... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2014
Chuck C
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Tigerville, SC
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 Hill, too bad he didn't get the opportunity.

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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 structures left, as the main house burned down prior to the war and the kitchen... More 

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Mount Airy, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 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.

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