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Historic Latta Plantation

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Address: 5225 Sample Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078-9107
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+1 704-875-2312
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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This plantation is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

This plantation is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Wonderful way to spend an afternoon

We thoroughly enjoyed the museum, site and the interpreter who is very knowledgeable. With other facilities nearby (Rapture Center, Nature Center, Equestrian Center) you could... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Genie M
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Matthews, North Carolina
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Matthews, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed the museum, site and the interpreter who is very knowledgeable. With other facilities nearby (Rapture Center, Nature Center, Equestrian Center) you could easily spend more than one day in the area. They also host several festivals and historic re-enactments during the year and we have already made plans to return for one of them. Definitely recommend this... More 

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Yarmouth, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great gem, just outside Charlotte. Beautiful for a stroll along the paths and lake, and stables available for riding horses.

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Naperville, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to check the place out to see if it was somewhere we would bring our five-year-old granddaughter's. We think the plantation is more for older children even though they do say there's a petting zoo. We also went on several of the walking paths but they were fairly rough. So, stop at the nature center... More 

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Denver, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

If you just want a nice drive, the 0.9 mi drive is calming and enlightening. Canoeing, kayaking, fishing, horseback riding, bird watching in the raptor center, avoiding wildlife at the turtle crossing and of course the piece d' resistance, the Plantation itself! Even during the tree barren winter you could not go wrong driving the road!

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Matthews, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We decided to spend the afternoon by visiting Latta Plantation again with an out of town visitor. We have been several times and always enjoyed the grounds and touring the house. The movie orientation was excellent. Our experience this time was uniquely enjoyable because of the outstanding services of a docent named Cliff. Cliff was amazingly knowledgeable about the plantation... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I live nearby, when the weather is nice(winter) we bring a lunch, eat and go for a walk.several picnic tables,nice trails to walk,3 sides of the park is surrounded by mt.island lake. Very pretty.there is a nature center,canoe access, fishing access. No camping. You can tour the plantation for a small fee. The park is free.several activities. I believe it's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We just went for a drive and came across the sign to the Latta Plantation so thought we would visit. For our $8US (+tax) entry ticket we got to see the host and surrounding buildings, there were lots of people dressed in period costume and we got to see a war reenactment - the war where Davidson is shot through... More 

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Indian Trail, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

During a weekend visit from my sisters and mom, we decided to visit Latta Plantation. The Plantation is located deep inside a nature preserve. Once you reach the Plantation you pay a small fee of $8.00 per person for a tour of the home and grounds. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and informative about the Plantation, area and customs... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Everyone was very helpful and patient with the STEADY stream of visitors on Dec 3. This was an evening trip but I want to go back in daytime to visit the 8+ buildings I could not get to at night. It was wonderful. Ps no photos or touching stuff in the house. Watch the little kids. 😇

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Geneva, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Stopped on a Tuesday and the staff, very friendly, stated that tours started each week on Thursday. They said I was more than welcome to walk the grounds and thru the gardens.

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