Personal Tours at
Step back in time for a tour of this antebellum home. Six
rooms, furnished with antiques, porcelain, quilts, and a few
family heirlooms, are open to the public. Guides describe
life in the 19th century using furniture and household objects
to bring middle class rural culture to life. Visit the original
kitchen to Stately Oaks, an early 1900s school, our 1894
Juddy’s County Store and the re-created Creek Indian
|COMMENTS FROM TOURS:
“A wonderful experience! Thank you.”
INVERNESS, FLORIDA: “Very enjoyable and
COLDWATER, OHIO: “Great tour and well worth
the time. Thank you.”
HAPEVILLE, GEORGIA: “Great tour and fun
to relive those days.”
PENNSYLVANIA: “Looking for plantation to
go through. This was interesting because of movie.”
NORCROSS, GA: “This was a great ‘date
day’ for my husband and me.”
How do I obtain tickets for individuals?
Tickets are for sale in Juddy’s Store which is located
to the left when you enter the front gate.
How long does the tour last?
The guided house tour lasts from 45 minutes to an hour. You
can spend additional time strolling through the grounds and
doing the self-guided tour of the other buildings.
How much time should I allow for my visit?
To fully enjoy your stay, allow at least 1/ ½ to 2
hours at our historic community.
What will I see at Stately Oaks?
You can visit the main residence, cookhouse, tenant house,
one-room schoolhouse, re-created Creek Indian village, and
Juddy’s Country Store. Nearby, you can visit the Road
to Tara Museum in downtown Jonesboro.
When is the site closed?
We are always closed on Christmas and Thanksgiving. Please
call 770-473-0197 to find out about other holiday closures.
Is photography allowed?
Pictures and videos can be taken in all areas except in the
Is food available?
Snacks and drinks are available in Juddy’s Country
Store. Take them into our one-room schoolhouse and sit at
a table to enjoy them. We ask that you don’t take food
into the other historic buildings.
Is this site handicapped accessible?
The first floor of the main house and the schoolhouse are
equipped with handicapped-accessible ramps. We have a book
of pictures with text for anyone who does not want to go upstairs
in the house.
Will my tour be led by a costumed docent?
Costumed docents lead all tours that are pre-arranged, on
Saturdays, or in August. Depending on the availability of
volunteer guides, you may have a tour by a costumed docent
or a CD tour on other days.