Historic Latta Plantation is a circa 1800 cotton plantation and living history farm, located within Latta Plantation Nature Preserve. Tours of the Latta home are guided, and tours of the grounds are self-guided.

School groups are on site daily during the school year. When large groups are on site, visitors may be asked to join those groups in lieu of a guided house tour. During the months of September-May the first Guided House Tour will usually begin at 1:00. For more information on tour times, please see the Plan Your Visit page of our website or call ahead at 704-875-2312 (please note we are closed all Mondays throughout the year).

Upcoming Events

Crochet Workshop April 18th (10am-2pm)
Learn basic crochet stitches and make a washcloth. Participants will receive one skein of cotton yarn and a crochet hook to keep! Please bring a bag lunch to eat during the workshop. The cost is $20 per participant.
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Artisan Day April 25th (10am-4pm)
See 18th and 19th century artistry skills including backsmithing, book binding, gunsmithing, wood working, fiber-working, animal husbandry and more. Meet and interact with re-enactors as they proudly demonstrate and lecture their skills. Children will enjoy meeting the Latta Farm Animals including the newest addition, Selah Grace, a Cotswold sheep born in March.Admission is $8 Adults- $7 Seniors/Students - FREE for children 5 and under

World War II Re-enactment May 2-3, 2015 (10am-4pm)
Enjoy a weekend filled with exciting demonstrations and battles surrounding WWII's Operation Market Garden (Sat.) and VE Day (Sun.). Living history exhibits and talks include both Allied and Axis soldiers, a field hospital, motor pool, patrol demos, and more; all leading up to a large battle at 2:00 pm each day. Get up close and personal with re-enactors as they share information and skills with spectators. This event has something the entire family will enjoy from half-tracks and tanks to live 1940's entertainment.
Letters From Home, is a wildly entertaining musical duo who amuses audiences with a musical comedy routine including tap dancing and patriotic harmonies. Enjoy performances throughout the weekend at the USO mini-shows (Saturday at NOON, 3:00 pm; and Sunday at NOON).
Stick around for a live concert on Saturday Evening Only, May 2nd (6:30-8:00pm), in support of the USO. Bring your own chair and enjoy an outdoor musical night by the Latta Carriage Barn. Tickets are $10 per-person. Bring in donations for the USO and receive admission discounts!
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Food vendors will be serving throughout the weekend. Admission: $8 Adults, $7 Seniors/Students, Children 5 and Under are FREE, WWII Veterans are FREE, Veteran Discounts Available.

Discover Latta:Home School Day May 6th, 2015 (10am-2pm)
Join in on the fun as home school children learn about Homesteading in the North Carolina Backcountry! Students will enjoy a pioneers trail through the Latta woods and grounds making stops along the way. Children will learn how to pick a plot of land, fell timber, see tools used to build cabins, help chink a make-shift cabin, learn the smokehouse and well houses purpose, see how a mule helps clear land, and see open-hearth cooking in the Yeoman cabin. Other activities include visiting the Latta house and exhibit hall and farm animals. Bring a picnic and make a day out of visiting the historic site! Admission: $6 per-person over 4 years old.

Buffalo Soldiers Event May 30, 2015 (10am-2pm)
Join us in Latta's first ever Buffalo Soldiers Event. See demonstrations and learn of African American Soldiers lives during the Civil War. FREE to the public from 10am-2pm only.