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​​Restaurants


The Generals' Quarters Restaurant


​The Generals' Quarters Restaurant is named in honor of all the generals who passed through this area, particularly during the Civil War's Wilderness Campaign of 1864. This area is rich in history of those who fought for what they believed was right. We honor all those who fought the good fight and gave their all. Appointed by President Lincoln, Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant began the offensive in February 1864 and by May of the same year, the armies met here for what is known as the Battle of the Wilderness. Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was determined that his armies would hold their ground here resulting in a very bloody battle. This was a turning point towards the end of the war. Grant was determined to move forward at all cost. Many of streets in this area carry the name's of many great generals and leaders on both sides of the conflict. 

The Generals' Quarters Restaurant is a place where all are welcome to come and be refreshed with fine food, local wines, local craft beers as well as a full bar. It is our honor to serve our guests and we seek to always provide excellent food and service. Our menu is concise with a multitude of flavors and all made in house. 


The Generals'' Quarters Restaurant

​32345 Constitution Hwy
Locust Grove, VA 22508
540-854-4800

www.generalsquartersrestaurant.com



The Market at Grelen


​Welcome to The Market at Grelen,
Located in Somerset, VA on the beautiful 600-acre Grelen nursery,
​The Market at Grelen is a unique destination that offers a wide variety of services, including: a casual cafe, garden shop, workshops & events, pick-your-own fruit, and much more.

​Our Garden Shop has a wonderful selection of plants and is fully equipped with the materials you need to handle your next gardening project.  Make a day of it and enjoy a delicious lunch in Grelen's Casual Cafe (open Tuesday - Sunday)


​The Market at Grelen, Inc.
A Farm & Garden Shop

15091 Yager Rd.,

Somerset, VA  22972 
540-672-7268
www.themarketatgrelen.com

 


Entertainment


The Louisa Art Center


Enrich, Enhance, Inspire
The mission of the Louisa Arts Center is to stimulate awareness and appreciation of the arts through changing visual art exhibitions, lectures, studio classes, workshops, concerts and theater performances to entertain and enlighten; while strengthening diversity, interpretive ability and interactive creativity for both youth and adults. The aim is to broaden audience involvement and access, and to improve the livelihood of artists and their opportunity to contribute to the community.


Louisa Arts Center  

212 Fredericksburg Ave

P.O. Box 2119  

Louisa VA   23093  

(540) 967-2200

www.louisaarts.org



The James Madison Museum


The first museum in the United States to honor James Madison, the Museum’s mission is to preserve and present the remarkable history of Orange County, along with the contributions of the Father of the Constitution/President James Madison, First Lady, Dolley Madison and Orange-born President (General) Zachary Taylor.   Enjoy the large collection of agricultural implements and 1732 cube house; testaments to the agrarian history of Orange.  Our Black History Room conveys the intertwined history of Black Americans from the American Revolution onward through Post-Emancipation.  The Madison Room displays numerous possessions of the Madisons and Taylor; along with a few from Washington, Jefferson and Monroe.  Our Temporary Exhibit Room changes every few months - so come see what's on exhibit today. 


The James Madison Museum

129 Caroline Street

Orange, Virginia 22960

540-672-1776​

www.thejamesmadisonmuseum.net



Sargeant Museum


​In late 2002, the Town of Louisa purchased the historic Louisa County High School. Restoration began in 2005 to adapt the building for the new Louisa Town Hall and Arts Center.

​Included on the 12.4 acre site is the handsome two story former residence of the families of J. Frank Sargeant and W. A. Claude Pettit, Jr.  

J. Frank Sargeant, who built the house in 1914, owned the local hardware store. Claude Pettit, Jr. was a local businessman and Chrysler dealer. The residence, known locally as the Sargeant-Pettit House, was turned over to the Louisa County Historical Society for the expressed purpose of creating a County Museum and is now the headquarters for the Louisa County Historical Society.
The Sargeant Museum features six basic themes telling the story of the county and its place in American history.   Hours are Monday-Friday from 10-4 and Saturdays from 10-1 in season.  Special programs are offered on weekends throughout the year. 


​Sargeant Museum

Louisa County Historical Society

214 Fredericksburg Ave.
P.O. Box 1172
Louisa, Virginia 23093    

540-967-5975

www.louisacountyhistoricalsociety.org



Places to Stay


Inns at Montpelier


Welcome to the Inns at Montpelier, a registry of select, distinguished Virginia bed-and-breakfast Inns near President James and Dolley Madison's recently restored historic home, Montpelier. These distinctive, unique properties are all only a short drive to Orange, Culpeper and Madison and to numerous prestigious wineries, such as Barboursville Vineyards, in the heart of Virginia's wine country.  

Whether fathoming the deep thoughts of our Founding Fathers, experiencing the heroics and anguish of Civil War battles at Chancellorsville and Wilderness, searching for a special antique treasure, or discovering the bounties of our local farms and markets, the innkeepers can offer concierge advice and services to make your stay a memorable experience.

For comfortable, romantic lodging, sumptuous gourmet breakfasts, award-winning, locally-sourced dining, or ideal locations for weddings, elopements or honeymoons to fit your personal style, the members of the Inns at Montpelier invite you to stay with us while you "Discover Virginia's Piedmont."


Inns at Montpelier


www.innsatmontpelier.com


​​Chestnut Hill Bed & Breakfast 888-315-3511
Ebenezer House 877-514-2510
Holladay House 540-672-4893
Inn at Meander Plantation 800-385-493

Inn at Walden Hall  540-509-1440
Inn at Westwood Farm 888-661-1293
Inn at Willow Grove 540-317-1206
Inn on Poplar Hill 540-672-6840
Mayhurst Inn Bed and Breakfast 888-672-5597
Uphill House Bed and Breakfast 540-923-0119


Camalie Farms


Weekend getaway-private rooms


Camalie Farms

Janet Marie Trapani

12263 Lafayette Trail

Unionville, Va. 22567

540-222-8500

jansredshoes@gmail.com

​www.airbnb.com


​Small Country Campground


Located in the heart of Old Virginia, Small Country Campground is your gateway to the rich history of the Commonwealth of Virginia. While camping at this family-oriented RV & tent campground you’ll be close to local vineyards and flea markets, fascinating historic attractions and towns, golf courses, and much more while camping in modern, full-service park near the town of Louisa.


​Small Country Campground

4400 Byrd Mill Road

Louisa, VA 23093
Phone: (540) 967-2431
Fax: (540)967-1667
E-Mail: camp@smallcountry.com


Lynn Haven Manor


Barbara Parks

23494 Village Rd.

Unionville, Va. 22567

540-718-4767