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Plantation Life and Slavery Tour of Rippavilla

[ 0 ] January 17, 2013 |

On Saturday, February 16 at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, February 23rd at 1:30 and Sunday, February 24th at 1:30 p.m., make plans to attend our annual Plantation Life and Slavery Tour of Rippavilla. The tour begins in the house with the family history and life of the house slaves. Sam Bond, a former slave and one of the most beloved figures in Rippavilla history, will be highlighted in the Amy-Batton-leading-slavery-tourpresentation.

Guests will then drive to the slave cabin where daily life of the field slaves and farming will be discussed. A brief walk from the
slave cabin to the cemeteries will conclude the tour with the discussion of African burial rituals. Visitors are encouraged to dress warmly as a portion of this tour is outside.

Admission: $10.00 – ages 13 and up; $8.00 – ages 62 and over; $5.00 – ages 6 to 12. Members of Rippavilla Plantation Society are admitted free of charge. Reservations are not required.

For more information, call the gift shop at 931 486-9037 or visit the website at

Rippavilla, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) and all monies raised benefit the preservation and interpretation of Rippavilla Plantation, Inc.

Contact Info:
Pam Perdue

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