Poplar Grove Plantation
Poplar Grove Plantation is one of the oldest peanut plantations in the United States. Today, it is a museum and historic site where visitors can learn about its history from costumed interpreters.
Backstory and Context
From 1795-1971 the Poplar Grove Plantation remained in the Foy Family. In 1850, Joseph Mumford Foy built a home on that would be closer to the Old New Bern Road. In 1980, the plantation was opened to the public and is managed by the Poplar Grove Foundation, Inc.
"Poplar Grove Plantation." VisitNC.com. Accessed September 19, 2015. https://www.visitnc.com/listing/EnEB/poplar-grove-plantation.