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Poplar Grove Historic Plantation

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Poplar Grove Historic Plantation Review

Take a tour of what was once the first major peanut farm in North Carolina, the 1850 Greek Revival manor house, and its outbuildings. You can also see blacksmith, weaving, and basket-making demonstrations as well as farm animals (goats, sheep, horses, geese, and chickens). On Wednesday, from 8 to 1, April through December, there is a farmers' market selling local foods, plants, and crafts. The site adjoins the 67-acre Abbey Nature Preserve, where birding and hiking are offered.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 10200 U.S. 17, 9 mi northeast of downtown, North Metro, Wilmington, NC, 28411 | Map It
  • Phone: 910/686–9518
  • Cost: Guided tours $10
  • Hours: Early-Feb.–late-Dec., Mon.–Sat. 9–5, Sun. noon–5
  • Website:
  • Location: Wilmington
Updated: 10-09-2012

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