Historic Latta Plantation

5225 Sample Rd.
Huntersville, NC 28078- Map It
Phone: (704) 875-2312

AAA Editor Notes

Historic Latta Plantation, within Latta Plantation Nature Center and Preserve at 5225 Sample Rd., is the circa 1800 cotton plantation and home of James Latta, a prominent businessman in the community, and his wife Jane. Once covering 750 acres, the property is nestled on a peninsula along the Catawba River. The two-story Federal-style house is furnished in period; architectural highlights include a finely detailed staircase and elaborate mantels. Outbuildings include the kitchen, a smokehouse, provisions barn, corn crib, feed barn, animal barn, yeoman's cabin, re-created slave quarters and the 18th-century Alexander Cabin. Special programs for children are available. The house is open only by guided tour. Guided tours are available.
Tour $8; $7 (ages 62+ and students with ID); free (ages 0-5).
Hours: Tours offered Tues.-Sat. on the hour 11-4, Sun. on the hour 2-4. Closed major holidays.