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Jarrell Plantation Historic Site


Saturday, June 15, 2024

From Slavery to Freedom in Middle Georgia
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 1 PM to 3 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
How did the African community live during enslavement in Georgia up to the Civil War, and how did life change in the decades after June 19, 1865 when slavery ended in the United States? Join us on this walking tour to learn about the people who lived in middle Georgia before the war and stayed after to seek a new beginning. Reservations required. $4.50-$7.00 478-986-5172.
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Sunday, June 16, 2024

From Slavery to Freedom in Middle Georgia
Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 1 PM to 3 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
How did the African community live during enslavement in Georgia up to the Civil War, and how did life change in the decades after June 19, 1865 when slavery ended in the United States? Join us on this walking tour to learn about the people who lived in middle Georgia before the war and stayed after to seek a new beginning. Reservations required. $4.50-$7.00 478-986-5172.
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Thursday, July 4, 2024

Ol' Time Fourth
Thursday, Jul 4, 2024 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Celebrate Fourth of July at Jarrell Plantation with live patriotic and bluegrass music, old time carnival games, relays, and races. See the farm come to life with farm skill demos and stay for a slice of watermelon and a reading of the Declaration of Independence. Note: event admission pricing varies. $1.50-$9 478-986-5172.
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Friday, July 19, 2024

Outdoor/Indoor Summer Send-Off - Junior Ranger Weekend
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM from Jul 19, 2024 until Jul 20, 2024 
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Before the kids head back to school, bring the family out for one more weekend of summer fun. This combination outdoor/indoor program will take you outdoors for a tour of the historic houses with hands on activities. Then we will head indoors to cool off at the visitor center for crafts, games, and activities. $1.00-$8 478-986-5172.
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Saturday, July 20, 2024

Outdoor/Indoor Summer Send-Off - Junior Ranger Weekend
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM from Jul 20, 2024 
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Before the kids head back to school, bring the family out for one more weekend of summer fun. This combination outdoor/indoor program will take you outdoors for a tour of the historic houses with hands on activities. Then we will head indoors to cool off at the visitor center for crafts, games, and activities. $1.00-$8 478-986-5172.
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Saturday, September 14, 2024

Plantation History Trail - Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day
9 AM - 3 PM from Sep 14, 2024 until Sep 15, 2024 
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a walk back in time on our half-mile history trail and explore the cotton plantation's 25 original buildings and 125 year history. Enjoy guided house tours and hands on farm skill activities and crafts along the way. This program requires pre-registration. Programs start at 9 am and 1 pm. $1.50-$7 478-986-5172.
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Sunday, September 15, 2024

Plantation History Trail - Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day
9 AM - 3 PM from Sep 15, 2024 
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a walk back in time on our half-mile history trail and explore the cotton plantation's 25 original buildings and 125 year history. Enjoy guided house tours and hands on farm skill activities and crafts along the way. This program requires pre-registration. Programs start at 9 am and 1 pm. $1.50-$7 478-986-5172.
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Friday, October 11, 2024

Voices of the Past - Lantern Tour
Friday, Oct 11, 2024 6 PM to 10 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Join us for a guided lantern tour during this special after dark opening. Your guide will share stories of history and mystery as you walk through the historic buildings lit with candlelight. You will also hear the voices of the past tell their own stories and discover spooky folk legends passed down through the generations. Reservations required. $15 (tickets at the event link starting August 1, 2024). 478-986-5172.
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Saturday, October 12, 2024

Voices of the Past - Lantern Tour
Saturday, Oct 12, 2024 6 PM to 10 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Join us for a guided lantern tour during this special after dark opening. Your guide will share stories of history and mystery as you walk through the historic buildings lit with candlelight. You will also hear the voices of the past tell their own stories and discover spooky folk legends passed down through the generations. Reservations required. $15 (tickets at the event link starting August 1, 2024). 478-986-5172.
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Saturday, November 2, 2024

Syrup Makin' Time - 35th Annual Event
Saturday, Nov 2, 2024 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Experience sugar cane syrup making the old-fashioned way as we cook cane juice in the original kettles. The farm will also come to life with live music, spinning, weaving, blacksmithing, butter churning and woodstove cooking. Hot syrup will be available to purchase at the end of the day! Admission is $2-$9. 478-986-5172.
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Saturday, November 30, 2024

Christmas Traditions Tour
Saturday, Nov 30, 2024 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $1-$8. 478-986-5172.
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Sunday, December 1, 2024

Christmas Traditions Tour
Sunday, Dec 1, 2024 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $1-$8. 478-986-5172.
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Friday, December 6, 2024

Christmas Traditions Tour
Friday, Dec 6, 2024 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $1-$8. 478-986-5172.
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Saturday, December 7, 2024

Christmas Traditions Tour
Saturday, Dec 7, 2024 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $1-$8. 478-986-5172.
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Sunday, December 8, 2024

Christmas Traditions Tour
Sunday, Dec 8, 2024 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $1-$8. 478-986-5172.
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Friday, December 13, 2024

Christmas Traditions Tour
Friday, Dec 13, 2024 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $1-$8. 478-986-5172.
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Saturday, December 14, 2024

Christmas Traditions Tour
Saturday, Dec 14, 2024 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $1-$8. 478-986-5172.
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Sunday, December 15, 2024

Christmas Traditions Tour
Sunday, Dec 15, 2024 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $1-$8. 478-986-5172.
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