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. Outdoors Camps, Historical Encounters is an exciting outdoors coed camp. Activities include canoeing, horseback riding, hiking, farm chores and much more!
Learn more about our camps and register by clicking the Camp Programs tab on the top left of this page.

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.

Civil War Re-enactment June 6-7, 2015 (10m-4pm)
Travel back in time to Charlotte 1865 as you enjoy live demonstrations, exhibits, see the living history farm animals, live music, food vendors, and more. The Ladies Take Tea Tea Party fills at a first come first serve basis at 12:00 NOON each day. A battle reenacting the end of the Civil War will occur each day at 2:00 pm on the front lawn (don't forget your chairs). Adults: $8 Seniors/Students:$7 Children under 5: FREE

Triathlon -Site Closing June 13th
Due to the annual Latta Plantation Nature Preserve Triathlon, the park will be closed to spectators until 1:00pm. Our first guided house tour on this day will be at 2:00.

Gastonia Grizzlies Baseball Game & Firework Show Benefitting Latta July 3rd
Gaston Grizzlies Baseball Game & Firework Show Sponsoring Latta Plantation Purchase your tickets for a family fun night while the Grizzlies take on the Martinsville Mustangs! Located right off interstate 85, fifteen minutes from Charlotte, at Sims Legion Park. Easily purchase your tickets online at the below link and use promo code Historic Latta Plantation . Half of each ticket sold under the Historic Latta Plantation promo code will benefit Historic Latta! Invite your friends and family, but hurry - this is a big game and tickets sell quickly! Game Only: $8 each Dinner and Game: $13 each Includes admission, hot dog,chips, and soda. Ticket Link (copy and paste into browser): https://www.gastoniagrizzlies.com/products-page/tickets/friday-july-3rd/ Promo Code: Historic Latta Plantation