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Berkeley Plantation, one of the first plantations in America, comprises about 1,000 acres (400 ha) on the banks of the James River on State Route 5 in Charles City County, Virginia. Berkeley Plantation was originally called Berkeley Hundred and named after the Berkeley Company of England. In 1726, Benjamin Harrison IV built on the estate one of the first three-story brick mansions in Virginia. It is the ancestral home to two presidents of the United States: William Henry Harrison, and his grandson Benjamin Harrison. It is now a museum property, open to the public.

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  • Berkeley Plantation, one of the first plantations in America, comprises about 1,000 acres (400 ha) on the banks of the James River on State Route 5 in Charles City County, Virginia. Berkeley Plantation was originally called Berkeley Hundred and named after the Berkeley Company of England. In 1726, Benjamin Harrison IV built on the estate one of the first three-story brick mansions in Virginia. It is the ancestral home to two presidents of the United States: William Henry Harrison, and his grandson Benjamin Harrison. It is now a museum property, open to the public. Among the many American "firsts" that occurred at Berkeley Plantation are: * First time Army bugle call "Taps" played: July 1862, by bugler ; the melody was written at Harrison's Landing, the plantation's old wharf, by Norton and then General Daniel Butterfield. * American whiskey was originally distilled at Berkeley Plantation in 1620. (en)
  • La plantation de Berkeley également appelée Harrisson's Landing se trouve dans l'État de Virginie, à l'est des États-Unis. (fr)
  • 柏克來種植園,是美國最早創立的大庄园之一,面积約100英畝,位於弗吉尼亚州的查尔斯城县,临近詹姆斯河和弗吉尼亚州5号州道。 (zh)
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  • La plantation de Berkeley également appelée Harrisson's Landing se trouve dans l'État de Virginie, à l'est des États-Unis. (fr)
  • 柏克來種植園,是美國最早創立的大庄园之一,面积約100英畝,位於弗吉尼亚州的查尔斯城县,临近詹姆斯河和弗吉尼亚州5号州道。 (zh)
  • Berkeley Plantation, one of the first plantations in America, comprises about 1,000 acres (400 ha) on the banks of the James River on State Route 5 in Charles City County, Virginia. Berkeley Plantation was originally called Berkeley Hundred and named after the Berkeley Company of England. In 1726, Benjamin Harrison IV built on the estate one of the first three-story brick mansions in Virginia. It is the ancestral home to two presidents of the United States: William Henry Harrison, and his grandson Benjamin Harrison. It is now a museum property, open to the public. (en)
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  • Plantation de Berkeley (fr)
  • 柏克來種植園 (zh)
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