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Plantations - icons of the Old South -- came in many conditions and sizes.  Some have been preserved, at least in part, and we present them here.  Pleas contact us with information about others.  
 

Plantations  Alabama - Florida

 
  Plantation Pages   AL-FL, GA-KY, LA, MD-NC, SC-TN, VA-ZZ  
 

 

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Alabama
Birmingham
Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens
331 Cotton Ave SW
Birmingham AL 35211
Phone
205 780-5656
Web Site www.ci.bham.al.us/arlington
Description 1842 Plantation House, period furnishings, local memorabilia
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Garden
Building Type Plantation
Nature of Group or Site Municipal
Era 1842
Owner/Operator: Alabama State Fair Authority

Alabama
Greensboro
Magnolia Grove
1002 Hobson Street
Greensboro AL 36744
Phone
334 624-8618
Web Site http://www.preserveala.org/sites/magnoliagrove/sites-mag.html
Description
Type of Resource
House Museum
Building Type Plantation
Era 1835
Owner/Operator: Alabama Historical Commission

Alabama
Hillsboro
Pond Spring (Wheeler Plantation)
12280 Alabama Highway 20
Hillsboro AL 35643
Phone
256 637-8513
Web Site www.wheelerpantation.org
E-mail wheeler@ala-net.com
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
Building Type Plantation
Owner/Operator:  Alabama Historical Commission

Alabama
Selma
Sturdivant Hall
713 Mabry Street
Selma AL 36701
Phone
334 872-5626
Web Site www.selmaalabama.com/
Description
Type of Resource
House Museum
Building Type Plantation

 

 

 

  Delaware
Dover
John Dickinson Plantation
340 Kitts Hummock Road
Dover DE 19901
Phone
302 739-3277
Web Site www.destatemuseums.org/jdp/
E-mail ghenry@state.de.us
Description Mansion, reconstructed outbuildings
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Building Type Plantation
Era 1806
Owner/Operator: Delaware State Museums

Delaware
Seaford
Governor Ross Mansion & Plantation
N Pine St Extension
Seaford DE 19973
Phone
302 628-9500
Web Site
Alt Web
http://www.seafordde.com/history.html - Anchor-Histori-19009
Description 1859 house, outbuildings include state's only log slaves quarters
Type of Resource House Museum
Building Type Plantation
Group Identity African American
Era Civil War

  Florida
Ellenton
Gamble Mansion
3708 Patten Avenue
Ellenton FL 34222
Phone
941 723-4536
Web Site  http://www.funandsun.com/parks/GamblePlantation/gambleplantation.html
Alt Web http://www.floridadivisionudc.com/grandpage.htm
Description home of Maj Robert Gamble, refuge of Judah P Benjamin after war, center of 3500 acre sugar plantation
Type of Resource House Museum
Building Type Plantation
Era Civil War
Owner/Operator: United Daughters of the Confederacy
 

  FL

  Ellenton

  Judah P Benjamin Confederate Memorial

  3708 Patten Avenue

  Ellenton  FL   34222    

  Phone  941 723-4536

  Web Site http://www.funandsun.com/parks/GamblePlantation/gambleplantation.html

  Description  remaining 16 acres of 3500 acre pre-Civil War sugar plantation,

                    Confederate Secretary of State used it while waiting for safe passage

                    to England after the war

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Building Type  Plantation

  Era  Civil War

  New or Updated:  12/31/2006

Florida
Jacksonville
Kingsley Plantation
11676 Palmetto Ave
Jacksonville FL 32226
Phone 904 251-3537
Web Site http://www.cr.nps.gov/goldcres/sites/kingsley.htm
Description part of larger NPS site, plantation house, kitchen, barn and ruins of 25 slave cabins are open
Type of Resource Museum
Building Type Plantation
Owner/Operator: NPS
New or Updated: 05/20/2003
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