Guided tour

Frogmore Plantation: Historical Cotton and Plantation Tour

Guided tour

Frogmore Plantation: Historical Cotton and Plantation Tour

From US$ 20 per person

Step back in time to the 1800's and embark on a 90-minute guided walking tour around Frogmore Plantation. View historic buildings, homes, and old plantation equipment.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Take a 90-minute guided tour around the historic Frogmore Plantation
  • See pre-civil war buildings, homes, and facilities located on the property
  • Learn about the cotton industry and 1800's history
Full description
Learn about the history of the cotton industry with a visit to Frogmore Plantation. Take a 90-minute walking tour around the property with an expert guide who will tell you about the evolution of the plantation from the 1790’s up to the Civil War. During the tour your guide will explain the realities of cotton cultivation, of how the plantation operated, and the duties required of slaves. There are 8 historic buildings at the property, one of which holds a steam gin that dates back to 1884. The children’s center shows the lives of children at the time, both enslaved and free. With a visit to the cooking cabin, your guide will explain the blending of African and European influences on southern cuisine that continues to this day. Other stops at the plantation include a 1790’s cabin, a smokehouse, and an 1800’s plantation church. At the conclusion of the guided tour, you may explore the rest of the grounds at your leisure.
  • 90-minute walking tour
  • Expert guide
  • Admission to the plantation
  • Food or drinks
  • Transportation
  • Gratuities

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • Complimentary golf carts are provided for those with mobility needs
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September 27, 2022

For those wanted to learn about the cotton plantation etc this was a good tour and quite informative. Enjoyed the tour there very much.

August 14, 2022

May 21, 2022

Product ID: 385467