Stately Oaks Plantation is a Greek Revival antebellum mansion located in Margaret Mitchell Memorial Park in Jonesboro, Georgia. Built in 1839, the house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. It is also known as Orr House, The Oaks, and Robert McCord House and it is included in the Jonesboro Historic District.Plan to visit Stately Oaks and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Jonesboro attractions using our Jonesboro trip planner.
Stately Oaks is owned by Historical Jonesboro/Clayton County Inc., and features the period house, the home's separate log kitchen, a well house, a tenant house, an 1896 country store, and a one-room schoolhouse.
The house was believed to be the inspiration for Tara, the legendary home of Scarlett O'Hara and her family in Margaret Mitchell's novel Gone with the Wind.
Stately Oaks reviews
Darlene was a great historian and story teller. A very personalized tour with a peak into history and real people’s lives. This was exactly what we were looking for. If you want to get out of the... more »
Beautifully restored mansion. Highly recommend a visit. Very historic. Miss Darleen, Miss Debbie and Mr Vincent took excellent care of us. Food was awesome and volunteers very knowledgable. more »
We enjoyed the tour and experience! Juddy's Country Store is a treat. The guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. A pleasant experience!
Such an interesting experience! The volunteer docents shared so much interesting information and ties to the area and the history. Truly worth the small price for the guided tour and to know that you're getting to keep a small part of history alive.
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