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Somerset Place

2572 Lake Shore Rd, Creswell, NC 27928-9174
+1 252-797-4560
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Nice Visit to a historic NC Plantation

My wife and I were looking for a fun day trip from Raleigh and chose Somerset Place. About a two... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Raleigh, North Carolina
Great Tour

This is a must see. This historic plantation provides an excellent tour. Depiction of early... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Versailles, Kentucky
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2572 Lake Shore Rd, Creswell, NC 27928-9174
+1 252-797-4560
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

My wife and I were looking for a fun day trip from Raleigh and chose Somerset Place. About a two and a half hour drive east, it is not an easy place to find. Check their website for easy driving instructions. The plantation is very...More

Thank RabyFamily
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is a must see. This historic plantation provides an excellent tour. Depiction of early plantation days is well provided.

Thank nancycN2796SV
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Very knowledgeable tour guide and free of charge! We didn't call ahead but I would recommend you do that to ensure there is enough staff to support your visit.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This plantation doesn’t have a lot of publicity, but the tour we took was amazing. They don’t have organized tours, but will give a tour upon request. I would call before arriving to make sure someone is available for a tour. There is a main...More

Thank PhoenixRobin
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Once owned by Josiah Collins a true old fashioned 18th century home, you can actually take a tour of the house and yards. such a beautiful place. and on certain times they have people dressed in period costumes telling stories and they make black eye...More

Thank bettyspain2000
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My mother hadn't visited the plantation since she was a girl and they used to picnic in the park while her and her siblings ran through the house (prior to it being restored). We took the whole family. I don't think the younger children got...More

1  Thank carrielynnethen
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Traveling from point A to B we stopped with about an hour to tour this lovely site. The tour duration was longer than we had. The guide was unwilling to accommodate a quick tour of the house which would allow us to complete the remaining...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Don't go to Pettigrew State Park without stopping here! Beautiful plantation with signs depicting what each building/area was for. Brick walkways are uneven, as they are old, so wear good footwear! Can walk here from boardwalk from Pettigrew park office! Nice, easy, picturesque walk and...More

Thank momdzall
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Exceptionally well done and informative tour, and it's free! Beautiful plantation; beautifully restored. Well worth the trip!

Thank LSG83501
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

What a gem!!!! Plantation with slave quarters reconstructed. Lots of information. Can take your own self guided tour. Gives a great feel for that time period. As a teacher I took pictures so my students will get a feel for the civil war era!

Thank momteach
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