Program Two

Bringing history to life for students of all ages, Poplar Grove Plantation is delighted to announce that our educational programs meet competency goals for the NC Standard Course of Study.

Life Skills & Chores

Experience live demonstrations of skills that were daily activities on a working plantation. Observe the general care and function of the farm animals to appreciate their role in providing basic resources. Discover how supplying the necessities of life, such as clothing, food, tools and every day objects, were accomplished and continued through the Industrial Revolution.

Program 2 includes farm animal visit and wagon ride, including two demonstrations:

  • Blacksmithing
  • Spinning & Weaving (limited)
  • Basket Making

Demonstrations on day of visit depends on schedule of craft interpreters.