Poplar Grove Historic Plantation, 9 mi. n. to 10200 US 17N, is one of America's oldest peanut plantations. Tours visit the 1850s manor house as well as outbuildings representative of a southeastern North Carolina working farm. A guided tour of the stables also is available. Heritage arts demonstrations are offered when staffing allows. A farmers market is held on the grounds Wednesday 8-1, mid-April to late October.
Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Grounds only $9. Grounds and guided tour $12; $10 (ages 62+ and active military with ID); $6 (ages 6-15).
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9-4:30, Sun. 11-4, June-Aug.; Mon.-Sat. 9-4:30, Sun. noon-4, Mar.-May and Sept.-Oct.; Sat. 9-3:30, rest of year. Last tour departs 1 hour before closing. Stable tours depart Mon., Wed. and Fri. at 10. Closed major holidays.