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Stately Oaks Plantation

100 Carriage Lane, at Jodeco Road, Jonesboro, GA 30236
770-473-0197
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Ranked #1 of 13 attractions in Jonesboro
Type: Historic Sites
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English first
London
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206 reviews 206 reviews
43 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

A simple but interesting plantation house and all the more interesting for it. The guide dressed in period costume and was very friendly and engaging, recalling the history of the house, it's contents and the family in great detail as well as Jonesboro with a connection with the real Gone with the Wind story. There is also a shop which... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this plantation. We had a very knowledgeable guide. She was from this area and was very welcoming. Even though we were yankees, she treated us like we were part of the family. This is a well furnished house with period furnishings. This gave us a good idea of what a real southern plantation is... More

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Jonesboro, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The Jonesboro Historical Society has worked very hard to provide an authentic look into the 1800's. it includes not only the beautiful old home but a school house and general store and some outlying buildings to provide atmosphere commensurate with those times Late .August is the optimal time to visit as it provides an enactment of the days of mourning... More

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Merritt Island, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Very interesting tour with lots of info not expected - like where the saying "Sleep tight" originated and also the term "Spinster" A fantastic insight into 19th Centuary life in the South. Very easy to find with plenty of parking Great value entry ickets with both Seniors and AAA discounts available The small County Store has plenty of nick-nacks to... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Just about 30 minutes from Midtown, this is a fantastic antebellum home with a fun grouping of buildings. The country store, where you buy your ticket, has lots of unique gifts including moonshine jelly! The clerk in the store gave us a map of the grounds, which had several interesting buildings. The one room schoolhouse from around 1900 had a... More

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Rhymney
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12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

Came here as part of a tour so cannot comment on value . The house was opened just for us on a Sunday morning and the staff were very friendly and informative . Smaller than other plantations I have visited in New Orleans but very interesting especially the reconstructed out buildings . Felt the staff were very enthusiastic about the... More

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Locust Grove, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

great performance for reasonable ticket price. Well worth it been there several times and always enjoyed it

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Atlanta, Georgia
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10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

The Stately Oaks staff offer many tidbits and information regarding the historical aspects of the place as well as the famous Gone with the Wind movie. Enjoy the local scenes at this place located in downtown Jonesboro, GA. Just north of this place and close to I-75 you will find plenty of eating places as well as some shopping.

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Upland, CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

This was an enjoyable house tour that is also an educational park with various outbuildings to wander around and in. Admission inside the house is a bit more that the few dollars admissions to only walk the grounds. There is a small, country store with cute odds and ends to purchase. The tour guides (who are volunteers and live locally)... More

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Jonesboro, Georgia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

This has got to be the biggest disappointment yet. Living in the heart of Jonesboro, I was very embarrassed by our visit to the Stately Oaks Plantation. Tickets were purchased in Judy's Shop where the offerings for sale were dusty and out of date. The volunteer barely greeted us, never mind a friendly smile. The grounds were in my opinion... More

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