Samuel Gist came into possession of the Dundee property when he married the widow of John Smith (d. 1746), a large land owner who lived at Gould Hill. When Gist's estate was settled, slaves at Dundee were freed and resettled in Ohio. His daughter, Mary Gist, married first William Anderson of Hanover. By 1778, William Anderson was of Dundee. The original home of 1768 is no longer standing.
The current house at Dundee was built by Thomas Price Jr. of Cool Water. The home is of old English bond with heavy five-panel entrance doors surrounded by a fan transom and sidelights. There are twelve
rooms with beautiful mantels; those on the first floor are carved and fluted and framed by small alcoves. The interior doors are six-panel
cross-type of heart pine and poplar. A secret stairway leads from the east room on the second floor to the attic.
Artwork by Pat Jeffress
Pamunkey Woman's Club calendar, May 2007
Thomas Price Jr. had a son, Dr. Lucien Price, whose daughter married George Haw Sr. Dundee would remain in the Haw family until the 1990's when Richard and Carolyn Barrett acquired the property and restored the house to its original splendor. Today, Dundee's magnificent grounds are open to guests.