We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

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

Save
Share
Review Highlights
Quiet place

This is a pretty, quiet, and meditative place, best for ppl who already know the story. The house... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
jdclarksr
,
Flagstaff, Arizona
via mobile
Interesting piece of history

Laurel Hill, the birthplace of the Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart, provides a glimpse into... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2013
wbullseye
,
Windermere, Florida
Read all 5 reviews
Enhance this page - Upload photos! Add a photo
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Oct 4, 2017
“Quiet place”
Oct 17, 2014
“Birthplace of J.E.B. Stuart”
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
30°
16°
Jul
29°
16°
Aug
25°
12°
Sep
Contact
1091 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA 24053
+1 276-251-1833
Reviews (5)
Filter reviews
5 results
Traveler rating
2
2
1
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
2
2
1
0
0
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This is a pretty, quiet, and meditative place, best for ppl who already know the story. The house is gone, the old kitchen is gone. Signs provide anecdotes and biographical information, but imagination has to do the rest. The small slave graveyard at the back...More

Thank jdclarksr
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...More

1  Thank Chuck C
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.

Thank TonyTTA
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...More

Thank wbullseye
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.

Thank Dan and Gitte S
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Laurel Hill - General J.E.B. Stuart Birthplace staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines