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Poplar Grove Plantation

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Address: 10200 U.S. Highway 17, Wilmington, NC
Phone Number: +1 910-686-9518
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: On the National Register of Historic Places, Poplar Grove is a museum...
On the National Register of Historic Places, Poplar Grove is a museum complex with 1850 manor house, smoke house, tenant house and blacksmith shop. Enjoy craft demonstrations, exhibits, farm animals, picnic and playground area, Wednesday Farmers' Market, and free parking. Open daily for tours February through mid December. Annual events include a fabulous Herb & Garden Fair, a July Car Show and a Halloween Festival. Next door is beautiful, 63 acre, Abbey Nature Preserve with over two miles of trails and pond with footbridge.
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A great day trip!

A little piece of history well preserved and the staff was wonderful and knowledgeable. Farmers market on the lawn is an added bonus!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
John C W
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Lisbon, Ohio
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Lisbon, Ohio
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A little piece of history well preserved and the staff was wonderful and knowledgeable. Farmers market on the lawn is an added bonus!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I wait for this every year. I get all my herbs and garden plants at the herb and garden fair. They have wagons to use on the property, they have farm animals for kids and families to see, they have all types of unique hand-made crafts for sale. My favorite is the local honey for purchase. I bring my doggie... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great selection of local vendors selling veggies, crafts and flowers. Easy parking. Nice Wednesday morning outing if you are vacationing at nearby beaches.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is a wonderful spot. We attend concerts and farmers markets at this beautiful old plantation. The walking trails are wildish and shaded.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Wonderful nature walk with old mill pond. Wednesday mornings farmers market has good vendors with good variety of produce.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Poplar Grove is a wonderful place for all sorts of animals. The animal sanctuary houses mostly farm animals, many have been rescued from neglect. Volunteers feed and clean up after the animals, who all have such personalities! For $5 you can wander the animal sanctuary. The trails are free and wonderful for the dogs and 99% are well behaved and... More 

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Leland, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The trails are well marked and easy to follow. Change of terrain and some sights that are different (i.e. overlook on a pond. Fellow trailers and dog walkers are friendly and courteous.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Tour of the plantation house was excellent. Many items original to the family. Major crop was peanuts which surprised me. Working displays of weaving, basket making, and blacksmith. Lots of farm animals for kids to see. Free farmer's market on Wednesdays. Local produce at great prices.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We go to poplar grove for many reasons. Our favorite is probably their fall festival, its been going on forever and has tons of activities. In the summer they have a great farmers market with lots of local vendors. In the spring they do a garden fair which is probably the best place to buy flowers. or just visit the... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My mother raves about this plantation and I enjoyed my time here as well. I loved that the guide was in costume and in character; it is rarely done and really adds to the experience. The tour was a nice length and there was plenty to see around the house once the tour is complete. Check out the farmers market... More 

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Additional Information about Poplar Grove Plantation

Address: Address: 10200 U.S. Highway 17, Wilmington, NC
Phone Number: +1 910-686-9518
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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