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Stately Oaks Plantation

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A touch of Tara

First of all, I hope I have my history straight. The Margaret Mitchell Memorial park (grounds and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul S
Historic Civil War era home

Not what one planning to visit a fancy plantation house would expect, but a really interesting... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2018
Janice A
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Stately Oaks is an 1839 antebellum house listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Its plain Greek Revival architecture is representative of the era in which it was built. It was originally constructed in 1839 by Mr. Whitmill Allen who...more
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100 Carriage Ln, at Jodeco Road, Jonesboro, GA 30236-8114
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All reviews civil war stately oaks tour guide dressed in period clothing house tour margaret mitchell household items victorian era old south period pieces learned a great deal southern history step back in time enjoyable visit general store love history wonderful tour
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, I hope I have my history straight. The Margaret Mitchell Memorial park (grounds and outbuildings) are on the site of Margaret Mitchell's grand parents home. All that remains of that are a chimney near the fence beteween the the country store and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Not what one planning to visit a fancy plantation house would expect, but a really interesting historical home dating back to the 1830's. More like a "middle class" house of that time. Be sure to take the guided tour of the interior of the house...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Janice A
Reviewed November 12, 2018

It is not as grand as I had anticipated but was, nevertheless, very worth seeing. The docent was excellent and we learned a lot about life in the old south.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ed K
Reviewed November 5, 2018

We spent a rainy day there. The Country Store was nice and the house tour was very informative with lots of period pieces.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vivmoore
Reviewed November 2, 2018

The Stately Oaks Plantation depicts life around the time of the Civil War. The site includes the home, a school, a store and a kitchen among other buildings. The home is not as large as some the plantation homes we visited in Louisiana; rather, it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Phil G
Reviewed October 25, 2018

This tour really helps us understand the history of Civil War era life, we learned things we never knew before.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Miss Darlene today! What a lovely experience to have on our east coast trek! Wonderful!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michele B
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

I loved this place! It was beautiful, everyone was very sweet and so informative. It was like going back to the past. I will definitely return!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Veronica H
Reviewed September 22, 2018

The guided tour by Connie through the Stately Oaks house was very detailed and informative. I learned so much and enjoyed seeing the house and all donated items from various families in the county, There are a lot of out buildings too. We also saw...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Susan S
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

From the beautiful grounds to the knowledgeable docents to learning how to dance and even making a hornhusk doll the Stately Oaks Plantation was able to wisk us back in time to see what life was like in Georgia during the time of the civil...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Gene R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a fee. Varies, depending on age and/or status (seniors, students, military, etc.)
March 2, 2015|
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Response from Bee1Jay | Reviewed this property |
There is admission price --- $12 for adult $9 for ages 55 and older Well worth the cost of admission to see the house, the antiques and hear the story of this house and area.