Pebble Hill Plantation, Thomasville

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Pebble Hill Plantation is a plantation and museum located near Thomasville, Georgia. The plantation is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.HistoryThe plantation was established in the 1820s, when Thomas Jefferson Johnson built the first house. After his death, the plantation was inherited by his daughter, Julia Ann, and her husband, John H. Mitchell. They hired English architect John Wind to design a new mansion. They grew cotton, tobacco and rice.The plantation was purchased by Thomas Melville Hanna in 1896. It was passed on to his daughter Kate in 1901, who turned it into a hunting estate. After the main house burned down in 1934, architect Abram Garfield designed the new mansion, completed in 1936. After Kate's death, the plantation was inherited by her daughter, Elizabeth "Pansy" Ireland.Through the Pebble Peach Foundation endowed by Pansy Ireland, the plantation is open to the public.
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  • October 3, 2017
    We enjoyed our private tour with Ann Howell. We learned a lot about the house and its various inhabitants. Everything was authentic and that was so interesting. Easy to explore the grounds as well. Ol...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    The staff here is very friendly and helpful and the grounds are very well maintained. The tour of the house was very informative. If I had to schedule a wedding this would be on the list to look at fo...  more »
  • September 26, 2017
    The property was once a working plantation but was eventually acquired by a wealthy northern family who turned it into a shooting plantation.  more »
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  • April 17, 2017
    Pretty area. Nice to walk around and explore the grounds. Besides the main house, there are lots of little buildings to see.
  • May 3, 2017
    Went to a wedding here. The place is a beautiful page out of history.
  • March 26, 2017
    Beautiful place at only 10 minutes drive from downtown Thomasville. Great for a nice and relaxing stroll.
  • May 1, 2017
    Beautiful grounds, great tour, knowledgeable guide and even an art show on the 2nd floor
  • February 28, 2017
    It's a walk back in time to another era. A beautiful place!

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