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Jarrell Plantation

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Great History Lesson

It was a great History Lesson on a day we where just out on a drive! Lots of historic buildings... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2017
ashleyhX6558ZE
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OLD OLD Southern Plantation

If in the area, this is a must see plantation for historical reasons. Half day activity with... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2017
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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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711 Jarrell Plantation Rd, Juliette, GA 31046
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

My wife had never been to a southern plantation before, so we stopped by here because it was on our driving route. It is an interesting location, but the large plantation home is not available for going inside and is fenced off as it is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

It was a great History Lesson on a day we where just out on a drive! Lots of historic buildings to see.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 23, 2017

If in the area, this is a must see plantation for historical reasons. Half day activity with films, info and walking trails through the whole plantation full of houses, mills and other sites.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 15Serene15
Reviewed June 29, 2017

Unlike the rare plantations of Gone with the Wind, Jarrell Plantation is the way most farmers lived in nineteenth and twentieth century middle Georgia. You visit the plantation through a self guided tour so you can go at your own pace and use your imagination...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank cslu1
Reviewed June 26, 2017

its nice to stroll around and visit the many houses, sheds and working areas while reading about everything you see in the guide book you get there for the touring. Visiting is not a must but if you pass by its nice and guess never...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank eva1500
Reviewed May 19, 2017

The Jarrell Plantation was much more typical of a southern plantation than the Gone with the Wind version. My great-great grands had a neighboring plantation to the Jarrells and it was similar in size so we could really get an idea of how they lived....More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank nogatraveler
Reviewed May 18, 2017

A great place to step back in time to learn about our early Ga. folk and how they lived. Vintage homes, barns and tools of the day.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 11, 2017

We spent a delightful 2 hours here. Start with the documentary film and then walk the property. Each stop is well signed. It is fascinating learning about the Jarrell family over the generations. They were certainly hard working and entrepreneurial. Everything is preserved just as...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank cordyroy
Reviewed April 8, 2017

We were in town to see the Whistle stop Cafe which is nearby. The Jarrell Plantation was truly worth the stop .Even my wife who don't enjoy history liked this place .The staff was very helpful with all our questions .

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Marcus B
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Went here with my kids ages 4 and 7. It took us an hour to walk the plantation and see all the houses and structures on the property. The walk is a nice stroll, easy for kids, not strenuous but a little steep down hill...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Response from ashleyhX6558ZE | Reviewed this property |
An hour and a half it took us. But we had elementary aged readers reading. So I would guess that would be tops.
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Best Antebellum Plantation experience near Atlanta (4 Replies)
My gf wants to see a Antebellum Plantation before we fly out of Atlanta tomorrow, so we'll only have time for one, and it should be relatively close to the city. I think I've narrowed it down to: *(3) Roswell Plantations / Halls *Stately Oaks in Jonesboro *Historic Square at Stone Mountain Which would you pick and why? (We were most excited about Jarrell Plantation, but it's closed most weekdays including Tuesday) Thanks in advance!
March 26, 2018|
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The Roswell one (Archibald Smith) was an actual plantation and it’s near the other two antebellum homes to tour in Roswell. Great lunch places in the downtown Roswell area. Roux, Fickle Pickle, Little Alley are several good ones. The old Roswell mill is nearby too. What time is your flight? Traffic during rush hour can be bad so plan accordingly.