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Plum Orchard Mansion

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Lots of surprises

The construction and elegance of this home for the period which it was constructed is amazing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dmousa
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Blairsville, Georgia
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A slice of history

Excellent tour that allows you to compare Plum Orchard to The Biltmore house - different times, but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cgilley2640
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Cumming, Georgia
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Cumberland Island National Seashore, Cumberland Island, GA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The construction and elegance of this home for the period which it was constructed is amazing. Shows you what the guilted age was about.

Thank Dmousa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent tour that allows you to compare Plum Orchard to The Biltmore house - different times, but you can tell how the tremendous wealth was flaunted.

Thank cgilley2640
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Toured this house as part of a group from Grayfield Inn. Very interesting as part of the family history.

Thank Cassie762
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you go to Cumberland Island National Park, Plum Orchard is a must see. First, the good part: The mansion is fabulous to see. One would not expect to see such a structure in such an isolated place. It is large and impressive, Many rooms...More

Thank Putter A
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

This house was beyond believe. It gave us a true insight in the life of a great family. Their taste of interior design and grandeur is awesome.

Thank Fred B
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Fascinating how they used ingenuity before technology._We had lunch on the back porch while watching the wild horses pass and graze.

Thank LEG55
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Walking the grounds and taking the tour of Plum Orchard gives you a glimpse of the opulent lifestyle of the Carnegie’s. Some of the features in this home were truly before their time. Money really can buy everything.

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Reviewed June 28, 2018

Beautiful home thanks to the volunteers who take care of it! Go visit in a cooler season, the heat was almost unbearable!

1  Thank SpicyJane
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We visited Plum Orchard Mansion while on our Land and Legacies Tour. Judy, our Land and Legacies tour guide, gave us the tour of the mansion. The mansion is beautiful and has great artifacts. There is a piano located in the mansion and the national...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

A great trip with lots of history which increased my desire to learn about the island and how Plum Orchard was built. The family history is extremely interesting and filled with stories of strong women who dedicated their lives to uphold their values.

Thank Jan T
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June 15, 2018|
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Response from Jan T | Reviewed this property |
The only way to get to it is to bike, walk or take the tour van so it probably wouldn’t have the option of a wedding. I would recommend checking with the National Park Service there.
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Christine C
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