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The North Carolina Coast Sights

Poplar Grove Historic Plantation

  • 10200 U.S. 17 Map It
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Updated 10/09/2012

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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.

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Sight Information

Address:

10200 U.S. 17, 9 mi northeast of downtown, Wilmington, North Carolina, 28411, United States

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Phone:

910-686–9518

Sight Details:

  • Guided tours $10
  • Early-Feb.–late-Dec., Mon.–Sat. 9–5, Sun. noon–5

Updated 10/09/2012

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