Gunston Hall Outbuildings and Grounds

In addition to the main house, Gunston Hall plantation included outbuildings which supported the activities of the main house, provided storage space for harvested crops, and served as living quarters for slaves and animals.  Out of the thirty outbuildings believed to have existed in the 18th century, none remain.  However, replicas of the kitchen, smokehouse, dairy, laundry, and schoolhouse have been built on their original locations.  In addition, the grounds themselves have changed over the centuries.  Where George Mason had four rows of cherry trees bordering the drive, today there is an avenue of magnolia trees.

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