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LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation and Botanical Gardens

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No longer open, but a nice place to explore

I visited not knowing that the place was closed. I looked on the local website for things to do... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2016
Greg G
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Georgia Coast, Georgia
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Awesome, despite being abandoned

Place is gorgeous, despite being deserted. Financial issues left the area unmanned...free though... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2015
Oh Good G
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31 Jan 2016
“No longer open, but a nice place to explore”
11 Aug 2015
“Awesome, despite being abandoned”
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Home of the LeConte family, in the 18th and 19th century this was one of the largest rice plantations in the state. It is now a botanical garden.
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Barrington Ferry Rd, Midway, GA
+1 912-884-6500
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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Place is gorgeous, despite being deserted. Financial issues left the area unmanned...free though. I assume a bad, and probably costly, idea of housing a deer in the Botanical Garden area led to it's demise. Botanical Garden is now a Weed Garden by the way. Swamp...More

3  Thank Oh Good G
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Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

I visited not knowing that the place was closed. I looked on the local website for things to do, and the plantation was listed with no mention it was closed. I most enjoyed the trail that led through the swamp. There is not much to...More

1  Thank Greg G
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Place is gorgeous, despite being deserted. Financial issues left the area unmanned...free though. I assume a bad, and probably costly, idea of housing a deer in the Botanical Garden area led to it's demise. Botanical Garden is now a Weed Garden by the way. Swamp...More

3  Thank Oh Good G
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Great site. Traffic on I-95 was backed up and we headed off the beaten path and found this beautiful place. Wonderful visit with a fascinating history.

1  Thank Phillip J
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