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A Statement from Historic Hopewell Foundation

It is the endeavor of the Historic Hopewell Foundation (HHF) to interpret Hopewell history and preserve its historic properties. In our effort to tell a more complete history, we recognize the need to broaden our focus at Weston Manor to include the stories of its enslaved community.

We have begun the process of researching this history and updating our interpretive narrative and educational programming to incorporate the lives and contributions of the enslaved African and African-Americans. Through their skilled labor and artistry, these individuals and families were essential to the success of Weston and Colonial America.

HHF seeks to be relevant in our service to the greater Hopewell Community by undertaking this important mission and welcome documentation and accounts of oral history from descendants of Weston’s enslaved. This will help us to interpret their lives with more respect, accuracy and honesty, through the context of our small historic property. We look forward to a promising future for HHF, by partnering with the community in this process.

Historic Hopewell Foundation
Board of Trustees


Weston Manor

400 Weston Lane
Weston Lane & 21st Avenue
Hopewell VA 23860

Mon-Sat: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
Sun: 1:00PM to 4:30PM


Adults - $8.00
Active Military - $6.00
Children under 12 Free with adult
Groups of 10+ - $6 per person

City Point History Museum

Currently Closed for Renovations

609 Brown Avenue
Hopewell VA 23860