Jarrell Plantation Historic Site


Sunday, February 10, 2019

Plantation House Tours: Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a stroll around the historic grounds of the plantation free of charge, and learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the plantation afloat until its donation in 1974. House tours run from 2 - 4 pm. 478-986-5172.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Plantation Transportation
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
From horse and buggy to automobile, Dames Ferry, and the railroad, learn about the evolution of travel and commerce in middle Georgia from 1847-1920. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Portrait of a Plantation
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
This celebration of art and history includes an exhibition of art from local artists and a plein air painting session, where artists create works of art inspired by the plantation in real time as you tour the site. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Farm Heritage Festival
Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Middle Georgia's farm heritage comes to life at Jarrell Plantation with a tractor show, antique engine display, and volunteers demonstrating old-fashioned skills and work, like blacksmithing, woodstove cooking, weaving, and much more. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Plantation History Trail: National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Walk back in time and learn about the different eras of Jarrell Plantation and the generations of people that kept the farm alive. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Guided Tour and Steam Engine Demonstration: Get Outdoors
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the farm afloat until its donation in 1974. Enjoy a guided tour of the plantation at 2 PM and see the antique steam engine running and blow the whistle atop the Mill Complex. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Ol' Time Fourth
Thursday, Jul 4, 2019 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Celebrate Independence Day at the plantation. Hear the Declaration of Independence at noon, enjoy outdoor games like a skillet toss competition, sack race, and tug of war at 12:30. Also, sign up for the watermelon eating contest and experience living history demonstrations like blacksmithing, spinning, and weaving. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Labor Day Folklife Celebration
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Step back in time this Labor Day weekend, and join us as we celebrate the hard work and ingenuity of the Georgia farmers that labored to keep their plantation alive through General Sherman’s “March to the Sea,” industrialization, and the cotton boll weevil, with living history demonstrations, house tours, and activities for the whole family. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Site Beautification: Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Help keep Jarrell Plantation beautiful by helping rangers clean up the gardens and grounds and finish the day with a guided tour. 478-986-5172.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Syrup Makin' and Storytellin'
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
See how the Jarrell family made their very own cane syrup in one of the original kettles. Sip on sugar cane juice, be entertained by our storytellers, and enjoy demonstrations around the farm. Freshly made, hot syrup will be available to take home and enjoy at the end of the day. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Green Tomato Festival Special Sunday Opening
Sunday, Oct 27, 2019 9 AM to 5 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
While you are in Juliette for the Green Tomato Festival, please be sure to visit Jarrell Plantation. In conjunction with the festival, the plantation will be open all weekend for festival goers to tour the farm. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Battle of Griswoldville Commemoration (Off-Site Program)
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 10 AM to 1 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about the hastily planned attempt by Georgia Militia to halt Union General Sherman's March to the Sea in November 1864. See soldier life portrayals and encampments, take a tour of the battlefield, and stay for a memorial service at noon. This event will take place at Griswoldville Battlefield, 30 miles east of Jarrell Plantation. 478-986-5172.
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