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Historic Boxwood Inn

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A Single Venue For All Your Needs



Become a part of the rich story this estate holds. Turn your Wedding into a vacation, from rehearsal dinner, overnight accommodations, and all the way down the aisle. We are your single residence for you and your guests, as well as your point of contact for all your vendors and providers to ensure everything is looked after properly.

Corporate Events


Your guest will appreciate our unique and historic feel as they are transported back in time to the height of the 1800s. For your events with professional speakers or traveling executives, we have specific accommodation packages for them to stay in one of our historic suites.

Event Planners


Through our decades in the industry, we have worked with numerous Event Planners. Through this experience, our friendly staff have developed an ever-growing library of helpful documents and plans to assist you. They are filled with answers to help guide your clients to the decisions that are best for them in every way.

Looking For The Perfectly Unique and Undeniably Authentic Venue?

The Historic Boxwood Inn has been a centerpiece of Lee Hall since 1896, housing America’s first four-star General, General “Blackjack” Perishing, W.C. Fields and many others in our long story. Upon your first visit with us you are sure to fall in love with the friendly, unique and undeniably authentic feel we offer as you are transported back the height of the 1800s.

Once you explore our Estate Grounds you will find lots of intimate places perfect for your guest to spend time, filled with fresh paint, polished antiques and the smell of the original hardwood. Visit our perfectly maintained General Store, or have tea in our Tea Room. Turn your Wedding into a vacation with our single residence or your next Corporate Event into a timeless success with our truly historic feel.

We are perfect for those who are looking for…

  • Something completely different from the normal “hotel ballroom” or “restaurant meeting space.”
  • Flexible event space, that can cater to both large group meetings and smaller team building.
  • Clear and concise, pricing and packages to help fast-track your meeting planning process.
  • A single contact to execute with the vendors and providers, knowing that everything is being looked over carefully.

Everything You Need In One Location.

Our highly-trained and professional staff boast over 45 years of experience, hosting hundreds of successful events. We enjoy partnering with Event Planners to create seamless plans for any occasion and back-up plans for rain or other issues that might arise. We can provide lists of pre-approved caters as well as lists of local entertainers such as Vocalist and Bands to ease the process of your planning. Our partnership with Hampton Roads Event Rentals allows us to offer you…

  • A selection of colors for tablecloths at a discounted price.
  • 5% savings for all Tent and Place Setting Packages
  • Free Delivery and Pick-Up of all Rentals.

With our convenient location near Warwick Boulevard and Jefferson Avenue, you will have easy access to Interstate-64, which is great for any guest driving to your event. There is plenty of free onsite parking for all your guests once they have arrived and we have overnight staff for any guest staying with us in our historic suites. While you are here, take advantage of our morning catered brunch.

The Right Partner For Planning Your Dream Event.

Wow, your guests with the unique history of our Estate Grounds. We have numerous separate rooms to allow for smaller team building as well as larger main rooms perfect for group luncheons and meeting kick-offs. For our Bridal Parties, we offer separate wings for the Bride and her Bridesmaids prepare for the big day as well as a private, comfortable lounge for the Groom and his Groomsmen. We offer specific accommodation packages for professional speakers and traveling executives to stay on-premise through-out your event.

We create custom pricing packages, tailored to fulfill the specific requests of our clients. From our standard luncheon to all-inclusive options; including all of the often forgotten or overlooked items, such as table decor, catering, floral, lighting, audio/visual, and live entertainment. We have also created clear processes and checklists to ensure your event goes off without a hitch and our Management Team is on-call 24 hours a day to assist you.

To complete the authentic nature of our Historic Estate, we encourage all of our guest to take part in our time-honored tradition of an “Extra Toast for the Train.” This is known locally to bring good luck to the honored guests of your event. The last time a train went unnoticed, it ended up buried in on the grounds, be sure to ask our staff for more about that unique story.

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You Will Appreciate Having A Partner In The Industry.

Our staff always provides a welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable Event Venue environment for you. We pride ourselves on turning your dream event into reality on our Estate Grounds. We love celebrating our Guests, Event Planners, and their Events and we know you will appreciate our unique and authentically historic feel.

We love leaving reviews for those in the industry with us. It’s just another way we like to help promote our partners. The success that our Wedding and Corporate clients find through working with our team as their partner means the world to us, and we can’t wait for you to become Part of the Story!

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