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Historic Kenmore Plantation
Fredericksburg, Virginia

One of Virginia's most elegant colonial mansions, Kenmore was built in the 1770s by Fie

Historic Oak View County Park
Raleigh, North Carolina

The recorded history of Oak View began in 1829 when Benton Southworth Donaldson William

Historic Rosedale Plantation
Charlotte, North Carolina

The neighbors called it "Frew's Folly," though the reason remains obscure.

Historic Smithfield
Blacksburg, Virginia

Established by Revolutionary war patriot, William Preston, this plantation later became

History Museum of Western Virginia
Roanoke, Virginia

Located in downtown Roanoke, the History Museum of Western Virginia covers centuries of

Houmas House
Darrow, Louisiana

The Houmas house is significant in the area of architecture as an excellent example of

House In The Horseshoe
Sanford, North Carolina

During the American Revolution, groups of citizen-soldiers called Whigs or revolutionis

Jenkins Plantation Museum
Lesage, West Virginia

Jenkins Plantation has survived wars, floods, wind and weather.

John Dickinson Plantation
Dover, Delaware

It was January 18, 1740 when Samuel Dickinson, a wealthy Quaker tobacco planter and mer

John Marshall House
Richmond, Virginia

This temple-front, four-room plan house with an Adamesque interior has undergone remark

Kingsley Plantation
Jacksonville, Florida

The Kingsley Plantation, administered by the National Park Service, is located on Fort

Laura Plantation
Vacherie, Louisiana

Named by Lonely Planet Travel as the "Best History Tour in the U.S.," the one-hour guid

Magnolia Grove
Greensboro, Alabama

Nationally significant as the boyhood home of Spanish-American War hero and U.S.

Magnolia Mound Plantation
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The plantation house, now surrounded by an urban setting, was once the center of a 900-

Mary Point Great House And Factory
St. John, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

The Mary Point Great House and Factory, where cotton was cultivated and cattle grazed i

Monticello
Charlottesville, Virginia

Construction began in 1769 according to Jefferson's first design, which was completed (

Mordecai Historic Park
Raleigh, North Carolina

While at Mordecai, visitors can tour other historic structures which have been moved to

Morven Museum & Garden
Princeton, New Jersey

For more than 200 years Morven has played a role in the history of New Jersey and the n

Mount Calvert Historical And Archaeological Park
Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Mount Calvert's rich archaeological and historical resources represent over 8,000 years

Mount Harmon Plantation
Earleville, Maryland

The main building itself at this 290-acre site is a three-story, five-bay manor house d

Museum Of Appalachia
Clinton, Tennessee

With more than 30 historic log buildings gathered onto 63 acres, which date from the 19

Northampton Slave Quarters
Lake Arbor, Maryland

Of the large tobacco plantations of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, Northampton was

Oak Alley Plantation
Vacherie, Louisiana

The plantation is located on the Mississippi River between the historic Louisiana citie

Oatlands Plantation
Leesburg, Virginia

Construction of the estate began in 1803 in the Federal style and surprisingly finished

Pebble Hill Plantation
Thomasville, Georgia

The Main House was built in the 1930s in a Georgian and Greek Revival Architectural str

Poche Plantation
Convent, Louisiana

The Judge Poche Plantation House is significant in the areas of architecture and local

Poplar Grove Plantation
Wilmington, North Carolina

Prestwould Plantation
Clarksville, Virginia

A two-family slave house still stands on the property east of South Boston, and the "pe

Queen Anne's County Historical Society
Centreville, Maryland

Wright's Chance, c. 1744
(410) 604-2100
119 South Commerce Street

Rippavilla Plantation
Spring Hill, Tennessee

The mission of Rippavilla Plantation, Incorporated is to preserve, restore and interpre

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