Sully Historic Site
Published in Fairfax County
Sully Historic Site, near Dulles Airport, was the home of Richard Bland Lee, Northern Virginia’s first Representative to Congress. Lee was the uncle of Confederate General Robert E Lee. Sully’s main house was built in 1794 and combines aspects of Georgian and Federal architecture. The site includes original outbuildings, a representative slave quarter, a smokehouse, a dairy, and a separate kitchen/laundry building. The Sully Visitor Center and Squirrel’s Nest Gift Shop complete the site. Sully is on the National Register for Historic Places and is accredited by the American Association of Museums. Sully Historic Site is open from dawn till dusk. House tours are offered on the hour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., except Tuesday. Tours are $7 per adult; $6 per student (16+ with I.D.); and $5 per senior or child.