Welcome to Gunston Hall
"That all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights..."
Celebrate the 240th anniversary of the ratification of the Virginia Declaration of Rights with Gunston Hall in 2016. Join the celebration and explore the democratic ideals penned by George Mason in 1776 through new programs, special events, and community collaborations.
Our Mission Statement
To utilize fully the physical and scholarly resources of Gunston Hall to stimulate continuing public exploration of democratic ideals as first presented by George Mason in the 1776 Virginia Declaration of Rights.