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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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TripAdvisor
  • Don't miss the house tour, then explore the grounds on your own. It is significant that every piece of furniture and personal item in the home was owned and used by the family -- just as they left it....  more »
  • Drive back through the winding oaks and time to this beautiful mansion. We had a small group docent tour with Ann. Our tour was interesting and informative. I confused some of the people because sever...  more »
  • Grand house. Ornate and opulent. Beautiful grounds. Intesting history. Enthusiast docent. Good way to spend and afternoon while in Thomasville.  more »
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  • The property was really nice and well kept. The tour was great and gave a lot of information.
  • Large property with very interesting history and beautiful buildings
  • Wonderfull grounds with pretty lake, where you can walk for a few hours (walked w dogs), very interesting tour of mansion. Quiet, enjoyable, well kept place.
  • Very beautiful setting, just visited for a family members wedding. The air conditioning in the church did not work well and the ceiling fans did not work (or no one showed the bride and groom how to work them as we tried many switches). The bride and groom had to provide all decorations and there was no signage provided by the plantation the day of the wedding so thankfully for cell phones guest found there way through the maze. The air conditioning worked well in building used for the reception and bathrooms were well maintained.
  • It all good