Hwy 17, Wilmington North Carolina
Set on 16 acres, this site was once a peanut plantation. Costumed guides take visitors through several historic buildings such as a tenant house, a smoke house, herb cellar and a kitchen. The manor house was built in 1850 by Joseph Mumford Foy and contains period furnishings and memorbilia.
Other History nearby:
(Wilmington) Battleship North Carolina
(Wilmington) Cape Fear Museum
(Kure Beach) Fort Fisher State Historic Site
(Wilmington) Oakdale Cemetery
(Wilmington) Poplar Grove Historic Plantation
(Wilmington) St. Mark's Episcopal Church
02/08 Coming to The Wilmington area
John Blue Cotton Festival Laurinburg NC October12-13 Performances on an outdoor stage,vendor area with beautifully displayed crafts, clothing, and artwork, and wonderful food prepared by all of the food vendors.