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“lovely relaxing place to visit”

Poplar Grove Plantation
Ranked #15 of 110 things to do in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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 Farmers' Markets, and various festivals throughout the year. Open Monday-Saturday for tours March through November. Closed Sundays. Check daily tour time for low, mid and high season hours. Annual events include the Herb & Garden Fair, Kentucky Derby Party, Pistons, Plugs & Shocks Car Show, Grooves in the Grove, and a Halloween Masquerade. December has candlelight tour hours and a Christmas Festival, including Trail of Lights. Next door is beautiful 63 acre Abbey Nature Preserve with over two miles of trails and pond with footbridge.
wilmington nc
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“lovely relaxing place to visit”
Reviewed 28 August 2007

Beautiful historic home stead with huge shade trees, farm animals , tours that are even interesting to children. Plenty of special activities and festivals held at the plantation. Very clean, safe place to enjoy nature and history.

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