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
(Kure Beach) Fort Fisher State Historic Site
(Wilmington) Poplar Grove Historic Plantation
(Wilmington) St. Mark's Episcopal Church
(Wilmington) UNCW Museum of World Cultures
(Wilmington) Zebulon Latimer House
12/05 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.