Poplar Grove Plantation
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Tour highlights will include:
African Americans on the plantations
Baskets: uses in the fields and house
Blacksmithing: making and repairing tools
Weaver: making cloth to be used in clothing the slaves
Documents: receipts, inventories
Food: recipes, rations, nutrition
History: census, land grants, slave codes, laws and slave patrols
Women of the
Tour highlights will
9, 9am – 5pm: "Myths
and Legends of the Civil War"
The Tarheel Civilians •
Poplar Grove Plantation hosts The Tarheel Civilians, a group of North Carolina residents committed to interpretation and preservation of Civil War history. Dressed in historical reproduction clothing, they will add to the tour by showing original artifacts, skills and customs common to women in the 19th century. Spinning wool, knitting, shortages during the time of the confederacy, sewing skills, making cosmetics, etiquette and other skills and customs may be represented.
Women of the Confederacy, will have visuals and giving historical facts on the war.
Sgt. Fred Johnson's Battery B 2nd Regiment US Colored Light Artillary, INC. 18th Corps Civil War Re-enactors will be on hand to give you a living history of how their battalion served.
J.B. Wells, civil war artist will have a display of his works.
Commander Frederickson, aka “General Sherman” will to bring his friends and discuss both sides of the war.
Admission fee: $15 18 and older; $10 ages 8 to 17. Different groups will be set up on the grounds and some in the newly restored antebellum manor house.
How was it made?
December 7 & 8: Civil War Encampment
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