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Poplar Grove Plantation

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10200 US Highway 17, Wilmington, NC 28411-6854
+1 910-686-9518
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Paranormal Tour - one of the best ghost tours I've ever done!

I did the paranormal tour they offered around Halloween. I didn't know exactly what to expect and... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
MelissaClaire93
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Great guide

We took the tour of this beautiful plantation home with a very knowledgeable guide and enjoyed... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2017
P L
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Staley, North Carolina
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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, horse rescue program, Wednesday & Thursday...more
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10200 US Highway 17, Wilmington, NC 28411-6854
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+1 910-686-9518
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

I did the paranormal tour they offered around Halloween. I didn't know exactly what to expect and had never been here before. At first I thought it was going to be corny when the guide started talking to the ghosts, but as the tour went...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2017

We took the tour of this beautiful plantation home with a very knowledgeable guide and enjoyed every bite of it.

Thank P L
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

Stopped here to get my wife her "plantation Fix". Not bad. Good tour and clean grounds. Interesting house and a few outbuildings. Barn is now a wedding venue as is the grounds behind the house. Interesting lady in the "basket" building.

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Reviewed October 16, 2017

Definitely be here for the harvest, where they have activities for the kids to make and take. Also there will be hay rides and the veggies and crafts to buy.

Thank MS649673
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Stopped in recently on our way back from an overnight in Wilmington. Just about a 20 minute drive from downtown. We lucked out in being the only guests on our tour with Wayne, a former Coast Guard Captain who was chock full of knowledge about...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Three midwestern couples - thoroughly enjoyed our time there. Ticket prices were very affordable. Great discussion about the history of the plantation, founding family, life on the plantation over the years, and changes as the property was passed from generation to generation. Very informative laminated...More

Thank Ron J
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Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Went tonight to the paranormal ghost tour and it was awesome. Prior to that, I had a tarot card reading and it was spot on! I would highly recommend this tour as it had so much history and was so fun!

Thank Amanda N
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

After arriving at Plantation we purchased tour tickets and we meet Karen our tour guide. We started the house tour it was great . Karen was knowledgeable of the Fuye Family and events on the plantation from when founded to it today. We were lucky...More

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

The house tour was so interesting. Not only the history of the house but the family that ran it. It is also a sanuary for horses ,pigs goats. You can also have your wedding their. They let you dress and use the upstairs rooms for...More

Thank Dorothy M
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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

This plantation has a great tour to help you leave about the importance of peanut farming in the Civil War Era. The main house is in excellent condition with many original pieces of furniture. The tour guide was very interesting, friendly, and fun to listen...More

2  Thank James B
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Beth R
July 1, 2017|
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Response from Felicia G | Property representative |
Tours of Poplar Grove Manor House and grounds are ticketed, adults are $12, seniors over 61 are $10, students (6-15 years) are $6, under 6 years of age are freebies. Barnyard tours are $5 for 2 years of age and up. We run... More
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missjimmie
September 24, 2015|
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Response from Kat W | Reviewed this property |
No trains, just hay rides in the fall.
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