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Menokin Visitors Center Video

Menokin, in Richmond County, Virginia, was the home of Francis Lightfoot Lee, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The home is in ruins, but the site has been preserved as a teaching tool by the Menokin Foundation, which took title to the property in 1995. Learn about this historic site below.





Menokin History - Learn about Francis Lightfoot Lee and how he came to live at Menokin.


Menokin Site - Learn about the Georgian plantation manor house and its surroundings

Menokin's Natural Setting - Menokin sits in 500 acres of rural splendor, along the banks of Cat Point Creek. The site is little changed from the 18th century.


Menokin Today - Menokin is perhaps the best documented house in Virginia.


Learning From A Landmark - See how scholars and building professionals are learning from Menokin and teaching others, and what they plan for the future.

For more information, visit Menokin's Website.