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Stately Oaks Plantation

100 Carriage Lane, at Jodeco Road, Jonesboro, GA 30236
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Ranked #3 of 13 attractions in Jonesboro
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Plainfield, Illinois
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

the woman selling the tickets in the store barely spoke to us, let alone smiled or thanked us. The grounds were old,not well kept, not very authentic. The house was ok, but the tour guide rambled on and on and on repeating some things up to 3 times! This one hour tour could have been done in about 20 minutes... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Well a family member came to town wanting to look at a old Plantation to see how it was. It's ok but it's small compared to the one in Stone Mountain and is just not comparable. There's some great history behind it but if you are visiting the Atlanta area and you have a choice between this and the one... More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I recently took a group of 25 seniors for a tour and lunch. Our docent was excellent. Everyone learned a little something. What took this experience from average to great was the lunch. We ate in the old school house and the buffet was set up beautifully. The food was wonderful. The attention to detail did not go unnoticed. After... More

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50 attraction reviews
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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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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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71 reviews 71 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
35 helpful votes 35 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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12 attraction reviews
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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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