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Peyton Randolph House

Peyton Randolph House
Peyton Randolph House

A Study in Contrasts

Experience the stark contrasts of freedom and slavery at the house of one of the most prominent families in Virginia. Learn about prominent patriot Peyton Randolph and the lives of the enslaved members of his household who struggled to find their own roads to freedom.

Peyton Randolph served as both attorney general and Speaker of the House of Burgesses as well as president of the first Continental Congress in Philadelphia. Behind the house, you'll learn about the experiences of enslaved members of the household, including Eve and Johnny. In the kitchen, you may see a live cooking demonstration on-site.

Learn more about the Randolph House on History.org Go
Schedule of
Operation:

Hours effective through
November 27, 2014
Mon.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tues.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wed.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thurs.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Fri.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sat.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun.: Closed
Ticket Required?
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About this Historic Site: placeholder Walking Tour
Handicap AccessibilityWheelchair lift located on north side of kitchen provides access through the kitchen to the house; wide doorways; spacious rooms. Four entrance steps, no railing. Pictorial interpretations of inaccessible areas are available to guests with impaired mobility.