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Address: 2572 Lake Shore Rd, Creswell, NC 27928-9174
Phone Number: +1 252-797-4560
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My mother hadn't visited the plantation since she was a girl and they used to picnic in the park while her and her siblings ran through the house (prior to it being restored). We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 September 2016
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Ferdinand, Indiana
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Ferdinand, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

My mother hadn't visited the plantation since she was a girl and they used to picnic in the park while her and her siblings ran through the house (prior to it being restored). We took the whole family. I don't think the younger children got much out of it but the older kids and adults found in interesting. Beautiful house,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Traveling from point A to B we stopped with about an hour to tour this lovely site. The tour duration was longer than we had. The guide was unwilling to accommodate a quick tour of the house which would allow us to complete the remaining buildings on our own. This was very disappointing as we were the only visitors. As... More 

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Washington, Pa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Don't go to Pettigrew State Park without stopping here! Beautiful plantation with signs depicting what each building/area was for. Brick walkways are uneven, as they are old, so wear good footwear! Can walk here from boardwalk from Pettigrew park office! Nice, easy, picturesque walk and well worth the history lesson!

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Thank momdzall
Lewiston, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Exceptionally well done and informative tour, and it's free! Beautiful plantation; beautifully restored. Well worth the trip!

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Thank LSG83501
Thorndale, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

What a gem!!!! Plantation with slave quarters reconstructed. Lots of information. Can take your own self guided tour. Gives a great feel for that time period. As a teacher I took pictures so my students will get a feel for the civil war era!

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Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I are staying in Edenton and a waitress at The Table recommended we see Somerset Place. It's less than 30 minutes away and well worth the drive. We did the 1.5 hour walking tour. There is no charge for admission or the guided tour. They do have a donation box that we contributed to. The house and... More 

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Creedmoor, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

I'm a history buff - so of course I loved this, but even my non- history loving husband was interested and enjoyed! There are several original buildings from the Collins' estate still standing - with many original pieces, donated by the family, still in place. Our tour guide did a great job explaining each of the different buildings and giving... More 

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Thank Lisa M
Greenville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

This is a must see for any traveler/history buff. Free guided tours from a very knowledgeable staff that gives you a lot of information about what was happening way back when. Beautiful grounds and very photogenic. Unlike a lot of historical homes, they will allow you to take photos inside the houses. Highly recommend.

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Thank Michael S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Take time to go through this educational tour of the once thriving Plantation. The guide is very knowledgable. Old three hundred plus year old trees are on the grounds.

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Thank Beverly B
Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

This state historic site is a gem. Our guide was very well versed. During our 90-minute tour, she was careful not to romanticize living in these difficult times; especially for the 300+ enslaved people working this large plantation. Amazingly, the tour is free. Of course, donations are appreciated.

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