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Jarrell Plantation

Address: Route 2, Juliette, GA 31046
Phone Number: 912-986-5172
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Juliette
Type: Historic Sites, Ranch & Farm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: An 1850s style plantation country house bed and breakfast in middle Georgia. Next to the Jarrell...
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Attraction details
Type: Historic Sites, Ranch & Farm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Hours:
Thu - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: An 1850s style plantation country house bed and breakfast in middle Georgia. Next to the Jarrell Plantation State Historic Site and near The Whistle Stop Cafe in Juliette, movie set for the movie "Fried Green Tomatoes".
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Illinois
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81 reviews 81 reviews
15 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We were visiting family and they took us here. What wonderful history! We watched a 15 min film prior to exploring the grounds and it is definitely a MUST.

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Porto, Portugal
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81 reviews 81 reviews
19 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The Jarrell Plantation State Historic Site is a cotton plantation and state park in Juliette, Georgia. Located in the red clay hills of the Georgia piedmont, the site stands as one of the best preserved examples of a "middle class" Southern plantation. The Jarrell Plantation's buildings and artifacts all came from one source, the Jarrell family, who farmed the land... More 

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PALM BEACH GARDENS
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106 reviews 106 reviews
15 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The plantation is now part of the Georgia park system. The fee is very reasonable, and walking the loop is a great way to get a feeling for the life our ancestors carved out of the earth. There was a couple of displays in the new welcome center, that shed light on the slaves that worked the plantation. The video... More 

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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93 reviews 93 reviews
45 attraction reviews
348 helpful votes 348 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We really enjoyed looking around this nice park. We came out here to get the geocache that is in the park. I really enjoyed learning about the plantation and the staff were very nice. Would like to visit again sometime.

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The Villages
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Found a few reviews of Jarrell Plantation on Trip Advisor & we decided to give it a try. We were not a bit disappointed. We started out watching the movie of how the Plantation came to be and then proceeded to take the walking tour. The homes & farm buildings are wonderfully preserved and it was great that we were... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
25 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Wonderful Tripadvisor folks, please note: There is not a "sort of visit" category for some of our trips - we take my dad a lot of places hwen he visits, but that doesn't fit into any of your categories. Perhaps you could add a general "family" one without children, for such situations! : )My husband, my father and I thoroughly... More 

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Belleville, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

We did 3 plantations during our recent tour and this one was the best. Well organized pleasant staff and some historical information to review at the headquarters. Self tour go at your own speed, with reference manual to give more details on the attractions. Stuff is well documented by signage and buildings are a great example of turn of the... More 

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Macon, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

I last visited this Plantation for a Fourth of July Festival. It was a wonderful experience. As a former Iowa Farm Kid I was impressed with the preservation of a way of life from another time frame.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

This place has tons of history. You are able to walk around the plantation and see how people lived in the old days. The property has been kept up very well. You can also stay at the Jarrell Bed and Breakfast if you want to make a trip out of it.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

The history that is here is amazing.. I love to visit places dating to the 1800's. You really felt like you were going back in time. The front staff was very knowledgable about the plantation if you have questions.

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