Upper Wolfsnare Princess Anne Historical Society Celebrating Our History, Our City, Our County

Virginia Beach has a rich history
beginning with the first landing at Cape Henry in 1607!

Thus there are many historic houses, places, and museums to explore
that were part of the former Princess Anne County
and now part of the City of Virginia Beach

Check out some of the places to see!
Historic Houses
, Historic Sites, and Museums  


The Georgian Style 1759 white brick house know as
Upper Wolfsnare

is owned, maintained and operated by

The Princess Anne County / Virginia Beach Historical Society!  

The House is occupied by live-in tenants and is therefore open on a limited basis:
for Society Events & Special Occassions
and open to the public for tours on Wednesdays during July and August!!

House Admissions

$5.00 for Adults

$4.00 Seniors

$3.00 for Students through High School

You can contact us by email or by calling (757) 491-3490 for more information or to arrange special group tours.

(We do not rent the house for special events or weddings)

Upper Wolfsnare

The City of Virginia Beach owns or operates several of the Historic Houses including:
The Adam Thoroughgood House
The Lynnhaven House
The Francis Land House

The Ferry Plantation house is owned by the city but operated by the Friends of Ferry Plantation

These houses often have city sponsored special programs and events.  

When possible we list events at the Historic Houses and also programs at museums like the
Surf and Rescue Museum

but you will need to contact these places individually for up to date program information!


Historic Houses - Historic Sites - Museums

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Princess Anne County/Virginia Beach Historical Society

2040 Potters Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454

Contact us at webmaster@virginiabeachhistory.org or (757) 491-3490


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