Built in 1839, Stately Oaks Plantation is a complex featuring a planter's home, country store, a school house, and a cook house. The main house is a Greek revival antebellum home. You can go on a self-guided tour of the house or if you visit on Saturdays, a costumed docent will lead you on a tour.
Things to Do
- When you and your family are in the area, go over to Stately Oaks Plantation for a quick visit. It's better if you can visit on a Saturday for a guided tour that runs for 45 minutes to an hour. The main house has 6 rooms; each containing memorabilia of the 19th century including antique furnitures, heirlooms, porcelains, and quilts.
- Aside from the main house, you can also go on a self-guided tour of the grounds, the kitchen house, and an early 1900s school.
- Get food and drinks at Juddy's Country Store. While munching on snacks, purchase souvenirs too! Check out their collection of books related to the Civil War, Gone With The Wind figurines and prints, and other trinkets such as pins, postcards, and toys.
- Visit their Events pages to participate in upcoming programs.
Stately Oaks Plantation Insider Tips
- This is a good stop if you're already in the Jonesboro area. Combine your visit with other historical places in the area for a day tour.