Warner, Lewis and Washington Family

Warner, Lewis and Washington Descendants To Celebrate the Legacy of Their Ancestors

Calling all Warner, Lewis and Washington family descendants!

The Inn at Warner Hall will host an Ancestral Homecoming Weekend Friday, July 26 to Sunday, July 28, 2013.

Some of the most recognized names in American history are direct descendants of Warner Hall’s founder, Augustine Warner – George Washington, the first president of the United States, Robert E. Lee, the most famous Civil War General and Captain Meriwether Lewis, renowned American explorer of the Lewis and Clark expedition.

George Washington was a frequent visitor to his grandparent’s plantation.

Queen Elizabeth II, the current monarch of England, is also direct descendent of Augustine Warner. In England, Warner Hall is referred to as “The home of the Queen’s American ancestors.”

Friday, July 26 after checking in, reconnect – or meet – fellow descendants at a “Down Home” welcome buffet dinner. Friday evening, Fairfield Foundation Archaeologists David Brown and Thane Harpole will present a program on 18th century life at Warner Hall and sign their book, “Warner Hall – Story of a Great Plantation.”

Saturday, following breakfast, transportation will be provided to take descendants to “Follow the Footsteps of Augustine Warner II in Colonial Williamsburg,” a private tour developed just for this event.

A tour of White Marsh Plantation – private house and grounds described by Gen. Robert E. Lee as the most beautiful place he’d ever seen – will round out the afternoon before returning to Warner Hall for an 18th Century Dinner featuring costume, music and customs of the day.

The program Saturday evening will feature special presentations, including the preservation of the ancient John Lewis Family Cemetery and “From the Beginning: Warner and Lewis Family English Origins,” by descendant and researcher, Richard Weaver.

Following breakfast at the Inn at Warner Hall Sunday morning, the group will travel to Jamestown Memorial Church for a private service to honor their 17th and 18th century Virginia ancestors. The weekend will end with a trip to nearby Poquoson for a guided tour of the site of Augustine Warner I’s first land grant, optional lunch and a lecture by Colonial Williamsburg’s Winette Jeffery.

The Colonial Adventures & Meal Package is $195 per person, including tax and service. Space is limited to 80 guests. Lodging is not included.

Guests can stay in one of Warner Hall’s 11 rooms. Call the Inn to book a reservation. Rooms assume double occupancy, full breakfast and complimentary snacks each day.  Lodging rates range from $195 to $250.

The Hampton Inn near Warner Hall has also blocked 25 rooms, mention GROUP HOLD “WARNER HALL ANCESTRAL HOMECOMING.” Call 804.693.9393 to make a reservation. Group rate is $99.

Contact Warner Hall to reserve space at 800.331.2720 or info@warnerhall.com

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      April 13 – 15, 2018

      Attention all history lovers! Lodging guests will be treated to a taste of living history the weekend of April 13 – 15, 2018. Meet Col. Warner Lewis and his wife, Eleanor Bowles Gooch Lewis (in residence at Warner Hall from 1754 – 1783) on Friday, April 13 for a private reception with the patriots of the 7th Virginia Regiment.

      Mingle with the reenactors from 5:30 – 7pm while enjoying light colonial fare, libations and period music. Experience Revolutionary War camp life and skirmishes on the grounds of the Inn on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am – 2pm.

      Limited lodging rooms available. Find your room now and book your stay online here.

    • Historic Garden Week Virginia Guidebook

      GLOUCESTER – MATHEWS GARDEN TOUR 2018

      April 20 – 23, 2018 

      Get a beautiful start to Historic Garden Week in Virginia here at the Inn at Warner Hall! Book the room of your choice for the weekend and receive TWO FREE tickets (a $60 value) for the Saturday, April 21 Gloucester Mathews Garden Tour! The homes and gardens of Auburn Plantation, Dunham Massie Farm and Cottage Point are not to be missed!

      Find your room here and book now online.

    • Juan's Mexican Cafe and Cantina Food

      CINCO DE MAYO 2018

      May 4-6, 2018

      Book your two-night stay at the Inn at Warner Hall and celebrate Cinco de Mayo whenever you wish with a $25 gift certificate to Juan’s Mexican Cafe and Cantina, one of our favorite local Mexican Restaurants!

      Find your favorite available room here and book online!

      Photo by Sara Harris Photography for Juan’s Mexican Cafe and Cantina.

    • Celebrate a “Special Occasion”

      A professionally arranged bouquet of gorgeous seasonal flowers, or a dozen roses with assorted greenery and keepsake vase, paired with a bottle of Chandon Champagne, Chocolate Dipped Strawberries and Bailey’s White Chocolate Mousse Cups, all enjoyed in the privacy of your room will make the occasion not only “Special” but, “Simply Divine….”

      Advance Notice required (72 hours suggested)
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    • Honeymoon and Anniversary Special

      What better way to celebrate your lives together than spending three nights surrounded in Warner Hall luxury and getting 50% discount for your third night! Visit the Inn at Warner Hall within two months of your actual anniversary or wedding date and enjoy a wonderful environment in which to spend time together. Add a “Special Occasions Package” and really make it a celebration! But be prepared to keep it fun and exciting! There will be a surprise “Dating Game” quiz to verify dates of engagement, marriage, most romantic moment shared, etc. etc….Match all the questions and win a bottle of Champagne!

      Inquire with Inn Keeper
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    • We are certainly sad to see this vacation of ours come to an end. How lucky we were to have found this place. Warner Hall is exactly what the B&B experience should be. You have combined all of the essential elements of the perfect getaway. We will be back, many times I’m sure! Thank you! […]

    • Warner Hall not only equaled but exceeded our expectations. The warm Southern hospitality, the gracious surroundings, and the incredible cuisine combined to create a memorable birthday for Donna and for our friends. An outstanding evening of fellowship and food! You have paid attention to detail in the restoration, decoration and in the reception, hosting, “ghosting” care […]

    • Thanksgiving was wonderful. Thank you for opening your home to our family. We all enjoyed the excellent company and the delicious food. Everything was simply perfect. Warner Hall offered us the opportunity to relax and enjoy one another…no worries, no hassle, no clean up! This was a holiday we’ll never forget! -Bob & Natalie – […]

    • The Essential Getaway

      We are certainly sad to see this vacation of ours come to an end. How lucky we were to have found this place. Warner Hall is exactly what the B&B experience should be. You have combined all of the essential elements of the perfect getaway. We will be back, many times I’m sure! Thank you! […]

    • Warm, Southern Hospitality

      Warner Hall not only equaled but exceeded our expectations. The warm Southern hospitality, the gracious surroundings, and the incredible cuisine combined to create a memorable birthday for Donna and for our friends. An outstanding evening of fellowship and food! You have paid attention to detail in the restoration, decoration and in the reception, hosting, “ghosting” care […]

    • Thanksgiving at Warner Hall

      Thanksgiving was wonderful. Thank you for opening your home to our family. We all enjoyed the excellent company and the delicious food. Everything was simply perfect. Warner Hall offered us the opportunity to relax and enjoy one another…no worries, no hassle, no clean up! This was a holiday we’ll never forget! -Bob & Natalie – […]

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