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 right of this page.

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 Latta. Bring your own chair and enjoy an outdoor musical night by the Latta Carriage Barn. Tickets are $10 per-person. Bring in donations benefiting the USO and receive admission discounts!
Click here to see a list of donation items needed

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.

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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.

Civil War Re-enactment June 6-7, 2015 (10m-4pm)