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Callaway Plantation

5 miles west on U.S. 78, Washington, GA
706/678-7060
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Washington
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Athens, Georgia, United States
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97 reviews 97 reviews
34 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

While driving Hwy 78 from Athens, GA to the SC coast for a mini vacation we saw the sign "Mule Day" so of course we had to stop. For the next couple of hours we became tourists in our own history. We were at the historic Callaway Plantation. 56 Acres of History and, on this day mules. Modest cost of... More 

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Suwanee, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Three houses to tour on one property. Great for the history enthusiast! Wonderful tour of Georgia history!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Took a day trip out to Washington GA and this tour was the highlight! I had a one on one tour, and it was well worth the price of admission. Interesting, informative, and engaging - brought the place to life hearing about the family. Fun to see how the housing of the family evolved over time, from a log cabin,... More 

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Baton Rouge,Louisiana
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153 reviews 153 reviews
62 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We visited Callaway on our visit to Washington. The home is well restored and maintained and the tour guide was very informative and helpful. The main house has a lot of history and period furnishings plus the out buildings are equally interesting especially the Gray House. We would recommend this house for history buffs of the South as well as... More 

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Had a one-to-one tour of the grounds and main house with a very knowledgeable guide Susanna Carter. The Callaway family that settled from England in the 1700's were the ancestors of the modern day Californian Callaway golf company. The tour was worth every cent of the $7 admission.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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223 reviews 223 reviews
62 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a MUST visit if you are in this area. Very nice history of this family, the way of life in the old days - lots of various buildings, photos, period furniture and a great walk-around tour where our guide was so articulate and knowledgeable - not the usual restrictions inside the house - one can move as freely... More 

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Johns Creek, Georgia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This was an excellent tour. The lady that showed us around was energetic, informative, and very enjoyable. A must see!

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Washington
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

An interesting place to visit with a lot of local history. The tour is best if Olivia is the guide. Well maintained homes with period and some original family pcs. We take all of our out of town guests here and they all love it. Last year the tour was $4 each. Other reviewer said it was $7, not sure... More 

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Washington, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Four generations of homes. Beautiful setting. Southern history comes alive. Very educational. Fun to explore. Former 3,000 acre cotton plantation. 5 miles outside Washington, GA on the Athens Road (Hwy. 78/10)

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loganville
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72 reviews 72 reviews
21 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

guided tour for $7.00 not worth $2. this place should just rent out the grounds for family reunions and children play days. not staff friendly at all.

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