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

Summer Camps June - August : Ages 4-17
Historic Latta offers a variety of exciting day camps for children of all ages. Offering half a dozen themed camps throughout twelve weeks of summer, children are guaranteed to learn while having fun! All camps are led by Latta staff and volunteers who have extensive experience with children, education, and with the living history farm. Choose from a variety of themed camps including: Soldier Camps, students become Civil War or Revolutionary War Soldiers and battle along the plantation grounds while learning primitive skills. Farm Camps, children will participate in REAL farming and outdoor activities (according by age) young campers will enjoy games, crafts, and pony rides. Girls Camps Miss. Jane's Academy and Historic Ambassadors are camps where students learn crafts and skills essential to life in the 1800's. Fiber working, open hearth cooking, making ice cream, Olde English Country Dancing and more! Interaction may vary- the Ambassadors camp is highly interactive for older students.
Learn more about our camps and register by clicking the Camp Programs tab on the top left of this page.

Revolutionary War Reenactment September 5th & 6th *Labor Day Weekend
The annual American Revolutionary War Battle Reenactment will include The Battle of Charlotte and The Battle of the Bees.This event will celebrate and educate on Charlottetowns Spirit of Independence(1780). Come out and experience the American Revolution as it came through Charlotte! Each day there will be a battle reenactment at 2:00 pm along with a number of timed and ongoing demos and talks including weapons demos, artillery demos, uniform talks, cooking demos, life in the Army, drill, and much more. Enjoy BBQ from Appalachian Smoke and grab a brew from Olde Mecklenburg Brewery. Special Event Admission: Adults $8/ Seniors & Students $7/ Children 5 and under are Free!

Scottish Country Dance Camp July 28th-31st (9am-11am)
Join in on the fun at the first ever Kilts & Petticoats Scottish Country Dance camp for all children ages eight and up. This camp welcomes children both skilled and unskilled in dance who would enjoy learning some of the most popular dances throughout history. Parents/guardians will enjoy a performance at the end of the week.
Click here to Register!

MYEP Internship Sponsor
Thank you, Bank of America, for supporting the City of Charlotte's Mayor's Youth Employment Program (MYEP) and for placing needed summer interns in local non-profits like Latta.

Friends & Family Reunion Fundraiser Saturday, September 19th, 2015 (5pm-8:00pm)
Are you related to the Latta, Sample, Alexander, or Henderson families? Do you remember visiting a loved one who once farmed the Latta land? Do you have a connection to the Hopewell community from before the 1970's? If so, we are looking for you! Join us in the first ever Friends & Family Reunion Fundraiser. This event will offer an opportunity to Enjoy an evening of historical demonstrations, live music from the Brad Bailey band, BBQ catered by Lancaster's, and a time to fellowship. Tickets are limited and only available for purchase through September 15th. Please call 704-875-2312 or drop by the offices for ticketing assistance. Fundraiser Admission: $20 Adult Admission (18 years and up) $40 Family Admission (Parents and children under the age of 18 only) $100 Patron Sponsor Admission (Special recognition & seating)