William Preston’s Smithfield tells the story of Colonial America, westward expansion, African slavery, and conflicts between indigenous peoples and European settlers. Smithfield connects George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Lewis & Clark, the American Revolution, secession, emancipation, and the Civil War. It is the birthplace of universities, including Virginia Tech. It represents the hope, promise, and tragedy of American democracy and provides a unique opportunity to gain perspective from the past, insight for the present and inspiration for the future. General Admission Rates: Adults: $8.00 Seniors, AAA, Military: $7.00 College Student with valid ID: $5.00 Children 5 - 12 years: $5.00 Children 5 and under: Free Rent Smithfield's covered, outdoor Pavilion and surrounding grounds for weddings, parties and meetings. Group Tour Services: Special group activities/events can be arranged by calling 540.231.3947 or emailing email@example.com. See Calendar of Events for the year on our website!