Jarrell Plantation Historic Site


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 14, 2019

Portrait of a Plantation
Saturday, Sep 14, 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, 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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