Every day we drive through Buckland Farm without fully realizing its historical significance. Early owners imported Arabian and European horses making it the first large-
The farm is the site of the "Buckland Races". Races which typically take place the last Saturday in February are sponsored by The Casanova Hunt races. The polo field is used from time to time.
The farm is the birthplace of "Pleasant colony" -
Buckland Mills Village
Buckland is a 19-
The town was chartered by the state legislature in 1798 and by the end of the 18th century Buckland was a thriving stagecoach town with a tailor, cooper, two taverns, an apothecary and a church.
A number of famous figures have passed through the town, including Thomas Jefferson, Gen. Lafayette, J.E.B. Stuart and Robert E. Lee. Due to its mills and proximity to the Alexandria-
Currently, it is considered the best preserved example of an early Piedmont model town in the state, and its residents are determined to keep it that way.
The Buckland Preservation Society is a non-
A historic private residence at 15207 Vint Hill Rd.
Journey Through Hallowed Ground
A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary along Route 15 in Virginia's Piedmont. Links to historic places in the area.
Friends of Vint Hill Farms
The Friends of Vint Hill is a group led by Helen Ross Ford, owner of Acorn Farm, which calls for the conservation and preservation of the Vint Hill green space. The group is in the early stages of a program to preserve the "Barns at Vint Hill" former home to intelligence gathering activities during WWII, Korea,Vietnam, as well as during the cold War.