List of plantations in North Carolina

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This is a list of plantations and/or plantation houses in the U.S. state of North Carolina that are National Historic Landmarks, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, listed on a heritage register, or are otherwise significant for their history, association with significant events or people, or their architecture and design.[1][2][3]

Color keyHistoric register listing
National Historic Landmark
National Register of Historic Places
Contributing property to a National Register of Historic Places historic district
Not listed on national or state register
NRHP reference numberNameImageDate designatedLocalityCountyNotes
W.T. Alexander PlantationCharlotteMecklenburg
93001132Alston-DeGraffenried PlantationPittsboroChatham
91000465Avirett-Stephens PlantationRichlandsOnslow
79001735Beaver Dam Plantation HouseDavidsonMecklenburg
76001305Belfont Plantation HouseLathamBeaufort
82003495Belvidere Plantation HouseHampsteadPender
86000157Bennett Bunn PlantationZebulonWake
70000480Buck Spring PlantationVaughan
71000621Burnside Plantation HouseWilliamsboro
75001288Cascade PlantationEdenRockingham
72000976)Cedar Grove PlantationHuntersvilleMecklenburg
93000235Chinqua Penn PlantationReidsvilleRockingham
70000481Somerset Place PlantationCreswellWashington
73001318Clear Springs PlantationJasper
73001334CooleemeeCooleemee PlantationJune 2, 1978Mocksville
35°51′12″N 80°24′36″W / 35.85340°N 80.41000°W / 35.85340; -80.41000 (Cooleemee)
71000581Coolmore1939 HABS photoJune 2, 1978Tarboro
35°55′26″N 77°35′40″W / 35.92389°N 77.59444°W / 35.92389; -77.59444 (Coolmore)
80002897Covington Plantation HouseRockingham
75001266Archibald H. Davis PlantationJustice
72000963Elmwood PlantationGatesville
73001337Fairntosh PlantationDurham
73001353Farmville PlantationElmwoodElmwood
98000197Foscue and Simmons PlantationsPollocksville
71000598Foscue Plantation HousePollocksville
72000996Fox Haven PlantationRutherfordton
74001370Green River PlantationColumbus
76001316Greenfield PlantationSomer
71000616Grimesland PlantationGrimesland
71000588Hare Plantation HouseComo
07001504Harmony PlantationWendellWake
74001341Hayes Plantation1940 HABS photoNovember 7, 1973Fuquay-Varina
36°02′53″N 76°36′08″W / 36.04818°N 76.60222°W / 36.04818; -76.60222 (Hayes Plantation)
Wake3000+ Slaves
96000186Herbert Akins PlantationFuquay-VarinaWakeBurned down during Civil War
72000977Holly Bend PlantationHuntersvilleHuntersville
70000441Hope PlantationWindsorBertie
88002608Humphrey-Williams PlantationLumbertonRobeson
70000441Johnson-Neel PlantationMooresvilleMooresville
88001264John P. Lawrence PlantationGrissom
Liberty HallKenansville
84000071Lower Sauratown PlantationEden
75001270Massenburg PlantationLouisburg
72000964Richard Mendenhall Plantation BuildingsJamestown
07000543Midway Plantation House and OutbuildingsKnightdale
83001904Mills-Screven PlantationTryon
74001354Mount Mourne PlantationMooresville
72000924Oakland PlantationOakland, Cape Fear River & Route 21, Elizabethtown vicinity (Bladen County, North Carolina).jpgCarversBladen
80002829Oakland PlantationTarboro
72000961Old Town PlantationBattleboro
73001294Orton PlantationOrton House at Orton Plantation, Brunswick County, North Carolina.jpgSmithville TownshipBrunswick
79003338Palo Alto PlantationPalopatoOnslow
78001977Pool Rock PlantationWilliamsboro
97001561Potts PlantationCornelius
76001329Puppy Creek PlantationRockfish
88000238Purefoy-Dunn PlantationWake Forest
88000409Marcus Royster PlantationWilbourns
74001342Shelton Plantation HouseEdenton

Bennehan House StagvillePCCA20081021-6739B.jpg

May 25, 1973Durham
36°07′01″N 78°50′16″W / 36.116933°N 78.837781°W / 36.116933; -78.837781
DurhamBuilt in 1787-1799; Seat of largest plantation complex in NC
01001132Archibald Taylor Plantation HouseOxford
74001369Waverly PlantationCunningham
80002866Wood Lawn PlantationIredell County
78001966White Oak PlantationCharlotteMecklenburg
79001720White Rock PlantationHollister
88000418Lewis Wimbish PlantationGrassy Creek

See also[edit]

Evans Plantation Pine Level N.C. Founded in A.D.1870 by Jane Barns Evans widow of J.A. Evans CSA.


  1. ^ "How to Apply the National Register Criteria for Evaluation," (PDF), National Register Bulletins, National Park Service. Retrieved March 22, 2007.
  2. ^ National Park Service (April 2007). "National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State" (PDF). Archived from the original on 2007-06-09. Retrieved 2007-05-20. 
  3. ^ National Park Service. "National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database". Retrieved 2007-08-14.