12602 Harrison Landing Road
Charles City, Virginia 23030
Toll Free: 1-888-466-6018
Fax: (804) 829-6757
Berkeley is located off
State Route 5
Between Richmond & Williamsburg
This Seasons Events
Jari Villanueva, Bugler and Taps historian will present a program on the history of the bugle call Taps
at Berkeley Plantation on Saturday July 2, 2016.
This program, which will be repeated during the day, will be held in front of the historic mansion at Berkeley
on the grounds of Harrison’s Landing where the bugle call Taps was born in July 1862.
Villanueva will play calls, talk about Berkley’s connection to Taps and be available for questions
about the origin of America’s most famous bugle call plus sign copies of his book, “Twenty-Four Notes That Tap Deep Emotions.”
Program included with admission tickets.
Villanueva coordinated the 150th anniversary commemorations held at Arlington National Cemetery
and at Berkeley Plantation in July 2012.
He served as a bugler at Arlington with the US Air Force Band for 23 years and was active as a re-enactor for over 15 years.
Bring the family to Berkeley and learn its amazing history, while searching for treasures along the river shore, gardens and grounds.
Children's brochures and picnic area available. Nature hunt included with regular admission tickets.
Annual Commemoration honoring Benjamin Harrison V,
one of seven Virginia signers of the Declaration of Independence
and 18th century owner of Berkeley Plantation.
Ceremony included with regular admission tickets.
Hosted by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
House & Gardens
Hours of Operation
April - December 9:30-4:30
Tours Conducted Daily
9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Last tour begins at 4:30 p.m.
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