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.


Closed on the following dates due to the holiday season (please note we are closed all Mondays throughout the year): November 27th & 30th, December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st.

Upcoming Events


Civil War Soldier for a Day November 22, 2014 (9am-3pm)
Boys and girls ages 8 to 12 can become a Civil War Soldier for a Day! Campers will learn about soldier life during the war, practice drills, and battle it out across the plantation. Equipment loaned to campers for the day, but they will each receive a kepi (hat) to keep. The cost is $40 per camper. Pre-registration is required.
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Plantation Christmas November 28-29, 2014 (10am-4pm)
Experience a Colonial Christmas as you walk through the cotton plantation. See period Christmas decor, meet Father Christmas, see Christmas baking in the kitchen, and learn about period Christmas traditions. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, ages 5 and under free.10am-4pm

Candlelight Christmas December 6, 2014 (6-9pm)
Step back in time to a Latta family Christmas as you tour the plantation by candlelight. Visitors will meet the Latta family and see them celebrate the holiday through dancing, music, and storytelling. Visitors will also have the opportunity to see cooking in the kitchen and visit a Live Nativity starring the Latta farm animals. Admission is $8 Adults, $7 Seniors & Students, ages 5 and under free.

Discover Latta: Holiday Home School Day December 10, 2014 (10am-2pm)
Home schooled students will enjoy a morning of fun as they experience a Colonial Christmas at the plantation. The Latta house and grounds will be decorated for the holiday season as children explore and learn traditions dating back to the colonial era. Students will also take part in the Soldiers of the American Revolution school program including a military style drill. The Schoolhouse will be open for scheduled sessions, register the day of the event for the opportunity to enjoy the Schoolhouse (schedule coming soon). Admission: $6 per-person, Children 4 and under are Free.