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Historic Albemarle Tours - Stonewall Manor

 

Stonewall Manor Rocky Mount, NCStonewall Manor
PO Box 9028
1331 Stone Wall Lane

Rocky Mount, NC 27804

PHONE: 252.442.0063 / 252.442.0063

FAX: 252.443.0137


Website:
www.stonewallmanornc.org

Email: stonewalllf@embarqmail.com    

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About Stonewall Manor

Stonewall Manor takes its name from the heavy granite wall that borders the front lawn along U.S. 64 By-pass. We are located near the Falls of the Tar River in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.  Built circa 1830 by Bennett Bunn, a well established and prosperous planter in Nash County, Stonewall provides unique insight into the Antebellum Plantation Lifestyle of the South. Stonewall's scale and sophistication of design make it one of the truly elegant plantation houses in North Carolina.  

 

In its prime, Stonewall was one of the largest plantations in the area, with its main crops being corn, wheat, rye and cotton.  It was also recognized as having some of the most beautiful gardens of any plantation home in the state.  Stonewall remained a prosperous plantation until the end of the Civil War and the abolition of slavery.  Without unpaid labor, planters could no longer maintain the necessary systems that characterized the antebellum South.

Today Stonewall is open to the public for tours (see website for dates/times). The home is on the National Register of Historic Places and is administered by the Nash County Historical Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and interpreting the history of Stonewall Manor.  We also offer groups a beautiful location for teas, receptions and other civic and social events on a fee basis.
 

Admission Fees: $5 for Adults/$3 for Seniors (65+) $2.00 for Children (3 and under free)

Hours of Operation: See website for details

Discounts: Members of the Historical Association have free admission


About the Facilities
  • Staff Interpreters

  • Historic structures

  • Exhibits

  • Audio/Visual presentation

  • Recreational trails (Battle Park adjacent to site)

  • Public restrooms

  • Picnic facilities

  • Free parking

  • Motor coach parking

Handicap Accessibility: Public restrooms are accessible; site is partially accessible.
Nearest Major Town/City: Rocky Mount, NC


For Visitor Information

Rocky Mount/Nash County Visitors Bureau

107 Gateway Blvd.

Rocky Mount, NC 27804

800.849.6825

Website: www.rockymounttravel.com

 


About the Programs

Major Program Areas:
Antebellum, historic restoration, historic gardening

Educational Resources:

  • Guided tours
  • Self-guided exhibits
  • Living history events
  • Staff Interpreters
  • Material via website


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School Tour Requirements:
  • Maximum group size limit (with some exceptions)
  • Reservations required
  • $2.00 per student
  • 2-Hour tour
  • 1 Chaperone/every 5 students for grades K-4
Free admission for driver & coordinator

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