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Somerset Place

. Description:  Antebellum plantation (1785-1865), once the center of a 100,000 acre plantation with more than 300 slaves.  Site includes the elegant main house and several outbuildings, with a visitor center
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How to find: 
Address:
2572 Lake Shore Rd
Creswell, NC 27928

Parent Organization:
North Carolina Division of Archives and History
Contacts
Phone 253 797-4560
e-mail:  mailto:somerset@ncmail.net
URL
Division of Archives and History
 http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/hs/somerset/somerset.htm
   
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Apr-Oct 1 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5
Nov-Mar 1 - 4 10 - 4 10 - 4 10 - 4 10 - 4 10 - 4
Season  closed or limited hours on state & federal holidays - call
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
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As of OCT 2007  Free    Free    
Special Fees: Donations accepted
Additional Group Info: Guided tours available with advance reservation
Special Tours & Pricing:
Reservation Contact:
253 797-4560
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Plantation with an interpretive emphasis on the impact of plantation life, African culture, and technology on the slave community
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period 1820-1860 Type of Site Plantation
Buildings: Manor house,  Colony House (location of visitor center), dairy, kitchen ration building, laundry/kitchen, smokehouse, salting house, slave cabin, 
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Pinetree Motel 410 US Highway 64 W
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Port-O Plymouth Inn 510 US Highway 64 E
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Sportsman's Inn 990 US Highway 64 W
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Habit Motel 601 North Broad Street
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Last Update: 01/09/2010

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