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Stately Oaks Plantation

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Address: 100 Carriage Ln, at Jodeco Road, Jonesboro, GA 30236-8114
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Stately Oaks is an 1839 antebellum house listed on the National Register of...

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 sold his home to Robert McCord in 1858 and then moved to Tyler, Texas. It is located in Jonesboro, GA., the very city where Scarlett had to pay the taxes on Tara. Even though Tara only existed in Margaret Mitchell's imagination, she placed Tara in Clayton County where she had visited relatives who lived on a large plantation south of Jonesboro. Many of the stories she heard as a child are in the movie. Clayton County is truly home of Gone With the Wind. Also on site, are a one room schoolhouse, a tenant cabin, cook's house, country store, blacksmith shop and Native American Indian Village.

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We had a wonderful time here. Lots of information about the time period. Our guide Debbie was great!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time here. Lots of information about the time period. Our guide Debbie was great!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place to relax and enjoy special down time with my beautiful soul mate, 5 out of 5, the staff is absolutely amazing and oh so knowledgeable. Would love to visit this area again sometime.

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped in on my way to Atlanta from southern GA. I was greeted at the front door by a woman named Ms Campbell who was dressed in character for the time period 1839. I was given a tour of the home with alot of southern history of the home, the town, the county and information about the family and... More 

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Jonesboro, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

You'll enjoy this uniquely restored house built in1839 and the tour hosted by ladies in period dress. If you love history, you'll like this house. It also has old school house and an old country store from the same era.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

A beautiful house with some absolutely fascinating historical items in it. Our docent was most knowledgeable about the history of the actual house (having family connections to it) and the furnishings and fittings therein. The schoolroom, too, was well maintained an displayed but I feel that much of the rest of the property could be better displayed to tell the... More 

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Bradley Beach, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

The staff was very welcoming & knowledgeable much more than I expected. The Plantation is beautifully restored. We really enjoyed are visit to Stately Oaks Silver Wheel Tours

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Washington, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour to Stately Oaks Plantation ...Ashleigh was so sweet and so knowledgeable...we love to go back in time of our country . It was a great tour 💕

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

My wife and I visited at a quiet time and were fortunate enough to be the only two people on the final tour of the day. Our host Ashley in period costume was so pleasant and knowledgeable spent almost an hour with us. We were given the full history of Stately Oaks and at the end felt we knew the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

The volunteers were very welcoming and very knowledgeable. The plantation was as it was before, during and after the war. The volunteers could quote lines from "Gone With the Wind" as well as lines from history. A must see when in Atlanta.

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Jonesboro, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The volunteers are very welcoming, knowledgeable, and patient. The field trip was a second grade glass and their attention span is short. It was great to experience the hunting activity, the food, and to see the lodging. There is also a store to purchase items too. I learned new information about Georgia.

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