Personal Tours at Stately Oaks

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 Village.

COMMENTS FROM TOURS:


“A wonderful experience! Thank you.”

INVERNESS, FLORIDA: “Very enjoyable and informative. Thanks!”

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.”

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

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 main house.

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.

 

 
 
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