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Somerset Place

2572 Lake Shore Rd, Creswell, NC 27928-9174
+1 252-797-4560
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History in depth

Our tour guide Crystal gave my friend and me one of the most in-depth tours I have ever... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Burke, Virginia
Interesting Day Trip

This restored plantation included tours of the original home and out buildings. Slave quarters and... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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2572 Lake Shore Rd, Creswell, NC 27928-9174
+1 252-797-4560
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guide Crystal gave my friend and me one of the most in-depth tours I have ever experienced. She first took us through some of the slave buildings and talked about everything from work in the fields to treatment in the infirmary. Then she...More

Thank 690hap
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

This restored plantation included tours of the original home and out buildings. Slave quarters and the overseers house were replicated based on documents found on the grounds. We received a free 90 minute guided tour which was very interesting. I would highly recommend visiting this...More

Thank CyndyJoPo
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I'd been wanting to see this place for years and finally got the chance. The place is in the most serene location on Lake Phelps. The buildings and grounds were beautifully maintained. Access was long (be prepared to walk a lot on sometimes uneven paths...More

1  Thank Yorkriver
Reviewed 27 June 2017

My wife and I were looking for a fun day trip from Raleigh and chose Somerset Place. About a two and a half hour drive east, it is not an easy place to find. Check their website for easy driving instructions. The plantation is very...More

1  Thank RabyFamily
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is a must see. This historic plantation provides an excellent tour. Depiction of early plantation days is well provided.

Thank nancycN2796SV
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Very knowledgeable tour guide and free of charge! We didn't call ahead but I would recommend you do that to ensure there is enough staff to support your visit.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This plantation doesn’t have a lot of publicity, but the tour we took was amazing. They don’t have organized tours, but will give a tour upon request. I would call before arriving to make sure someone is available for a tour. There is a main...More

Thank PhoenixRobin
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Once owned by Josiah Collins a true old fashioned 18th century home, you can actually take a tour of the house and yards. such a beautiful place. and on certain times they have people dressed in period costumes telling stories and they make black eye...More

Thank bettyspain2000
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My mother hadn't visited the plantation since she was a girl and they used to picnic in the park while her and her siblings ran through the house (prior to it being restored). We took the whole family. I don't think the younger children got...More

1  Thank carrielynnethen
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Traveling from point A to B we stopped with about an hour to tour this lovely site. The tour duration was longer than we had. The guide was unwilling to accommodate a quick tour of the house which would allow us to complete the remaining...More

1  Thank Sharon M
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21 August 2017|
Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but I would suggest you call them and ask. They are very helpful. (252) 797-4560