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  Ames Plantation
Ames Plantation, home of the National Field Trial Championship for All-Age Bird Dogs, is privately owned and operated by the Trustees of the Hobart Ames Foundation as Successor Trustees under the Will of the late Julia C. Ames.
Ames Plantation encompasses 18,600 acres of land in Fayette and Hardeman counties in West Tennessee and is located approximately 60 miles east of Memphis and 10 miles north of the Tennessee-Mississippi line near Grand Junction, Tennessee.
The Plantation has approximately 12,000 acres of forest, 2,000 acres of commodity row-crops, and maintains about 700 head of Angus beef cattle and 40 head of horses.
www.amesplantation.org   (253 words)

 Reynolds Plantation - golf community on Lake Oconee (near Atlanta) with four golf courses; Homes, lots, condos & ...
Reynolds Plantation has everything you need to share the very best of life with the ones you love, which is why the Robb Report named it the “Best of the Best” golf community.
This unique collection of world-class golf courses, available exclusively to Reynolds Plantation members and to guests of The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, offer award-winning excellence and a range of memberships that are a true value.
Reynolds Plantation also features charming maintenance-free communities with "lock-it-and-leave-it" ease, from family townhomes and villas to condos and cottages.
www.reynoldsplantation.com   (711 words)

 Sherwood Forest Plantation - Home of President John Tyler
He bought the plantation from his cousin, Collier Minge, while he was still in the White House and renamed the plantation "Sherwood Forest" referring to his reputation as a political outlaw.
The Tyler family has owned the plantation ever since, and it was the President's grandson and his wife, who still live at the plantation today.
Sherwood Forest Plantation remains the longest frame house in America -- expanded to its present length of over 300 feet in 1845 when Tyler added a 68-foot ballroom catering to the popular dance of his time, the Virginia Reel.
www.sherwoodforest.org   (411 words)

  Antebellum Louisiana - Agrarian Life
The Lousiana countryside was dotted with a variety of landholdings ranging from several-hundred-acre sugar plantations to one- or two-acre vegetable farms.
Because plantation homes were so far apart, their mistresses so busy, and their masters so protective of white women, planter women lived in relative isolation from one another.
Slaves, especially on large plantations, were able to carve out some space of their own and create a sense of community, developing values, activities, and identity separate from that of white plantation society.
lsm.crt.state.la.us /cabildo/cab9.htm   (2552 words)

  Plantation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Plantations may include introduced trees not native to the area, including (in a few cases) unconventional types such as hybrid trees and genetically modified trees.
Plantations are grown by state forestry authorities (for example, the Forestry Commission in Britain) and/or the paper and wood industries and other private landowners (such as Weyerhaeuser and International Paper in the United States).
In the Kyoto Protocol, there are proposals encouraging the use of plantations to reduce carbon dioxide levels (though this idea is being challenged by some groups on the grounds that the sequestered CO is eventually released after harvest).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Plantation   (1716 words)

 Plantation, Broward County, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Plantation is a city located in Broward County, Florida in the United States.
Plantation suffered extensive damage from Hurricane Wilma on October 24, 2005.
Plantation was once the home of Oklahoma city bomber Timothy McVeigh.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Plantation,_Broward_County,_Florida   (481 words)

 Educator Area- Plantation Life Background
Plantations are an important aspect of American agricultural history, being distinct from Jeffersonian yeoman farms, manorial estates of the Hudson River and similar areas, and ranches and missions of the West.
A cotton plantation would certainly have a cotton gin to remove the seeds from the boll and often a cotton press to compress the crop into 400-pound bales.
Plantation produce was either shipped directly by steamboat from the plantation dock or carted to interior ports where it would be loaded onto steamboats.
www.laheritage.org /EducatorArea/PlantationLife/PLbackground.html   (1568 words)

 TPWD: Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site
The park was donated to the state in 1957 by Miss Ima Hogg, daughter of the early-day governor, and was dedicated/opened on March 24, 1958, the 107th birthday of Governor James S. Hogg.
The plantation was assumed for its debts by Patton's niece, Marry H. Aldridge Jackson and her husband in 1869.
Activities: Activities include interpretation of the historical plantation house, the grounds and barn facilities; picnicking and walking; special group tours and birding and nature watching within the park's 66 beautiful acres.
www.tpwd.state.tx.us /spdest/findadest/parks/varner_hogg_plantation   (1126 words)

 Plantation Golf Resort & Spa, Crystal River, FL Hotel Resort
Located in Crystal River, Florida amid the unspoiled splendor and beauty of Florida’s Nature Coast – Plantation Golf Resort and Spa is the perfect setting for a unique and relaxing Florida getaway that is unlike any other vacation you’ve had before.
Our Crystal River hotel, set upon 232 acres, is perfect for providing a variety of activities anyone can savor from golfing and fishing, to swimming with manatees, boating or just plain relaxing – this Crystal River, Florida resort has it all.
Every care, every worry, every concern vanishes as you’re surrounded by people whose only mission is to make sure you have the best time possible at this unique and memorable Crystal River, FL resort.
www.plantationinn.com   (233 words)

 The Southern Ante Bellum Plantation
A plantation included many other buildings: the smokehouse where meat was preserved, the henhouse where poultry was raised, stables where thoroughbreds were tended, the barn where dairy cows and work animals were housed, and sheds and silos for tools, grain, and other farm necessities.
Overseers sometimes lived on the plantation, in which case their modest homes might also be found nor far from the slave cabins, especially in the case of absentee planters.
Jane Picken, a plantation mistress and a refugee, recounted the planters predicament: "The negroes in most instances refused to leave with their masters, and in some cases have left the plantations in a perfect stampede.
www.civilwarhome.com /plantation.htm   (2940 words)

 Destrehan Plantation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
She has survived colonial and civil wars and the perils of time, but with dedication, has now been preserved in all its glory for you to enjoy.
Destrehan Plantation is open to the public daily from 9 am until 4 pm.
The plantation is an easy 15 minute drive from New Orleans and several guided tour companies feature the plantation as part of their travel packages.
www.destrehanplantation.org /welcome.htm   (129 words)

 Plantation System
On very large plantations there were many such old women, who spent the remainder of their lives caring for children of younger women.
On the plantation of Colonel Lloyd I was left to the tender mercies of Aunt Katy, a slavewoman who, ill-tempered and cruel, was often guilty of starving me and the other children.
As soon as he got home, he immediately put me on his cotton plantation to work, and put me under overseers, gave me allowance of meat and bread with the other slaves, which was not half enough for me to live upon, and very laborious work.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USASplantation.htm   (2039 words)

 Plantation, Kentucky KY, city profile (Jefferson County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Plantation is a city in Jefferson County, in the Louisville metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Plantation was $23,675, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Plantation, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $472.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=267166   (465 words)

 Technorati Tag: plantation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Plantation, Florida FL, city profile (Broward County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Plantation is a city in Broward County, in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Plantation was $28,250, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Plantation, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $851.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=8851   (611 words)

 Parlange Plantation House
The Parlange Plantation House, built about 1750, is a classic example of a large French colonial plantation house in the United States.
Exemplifying the style of the semitropical Louisiana country house, the Parlange Plantation House is a two-story raised cottage.
Vincent de Ternant received the plantation grounds from a French land grant and developed the 10,000 acres into an active plantation facing the False River.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/louisiana/par.htm   (375 words)

 Plantation, Florida, USA
Plantation Chamber of Commerce The Plantation Chamber of Commerce asks you to please be sure to get acquainted with Plantation and learn about our community's special projects during your visit to our website.
Plantation Hotels No matter where you want to stay in Plantation, Florida you are only a click away from 100's of choices to select from.
Plantation Images A collection of Plantation area images with a PG rated default setting on the search engine.
www.floridalink.com /links/city/plantation.html   (796 words)

 See Louisiana - an un-official / insiders guide to a Southern paradise
charming "plantation" this French Creole Cottage (c.1850) listed on the National Historic Register it is on the West Bank in St. James Parish and has Oak Alley Plantation as a neighbor.
People who have seen the photo believe it is a ghost, some think that it was the camera's flash.] [This is a classic looking plantation and there are a lot of photo opportunities.
The 1830 St. Joseph Plantation recently was restored is open for tours 7 days a week.
www.seelouisiana.com /planti.htm   (786 words)

 Destrehan Plantation
Destrehan was the son of Jean Baptiste Destrehan de Tours, royal treasurer of the French colony of Louisiana, and it is from him that both the name of the plantation and the name of the town are derived.
Destrehan Plantation House consists of a central, two-story house with open galleries on three sides and flanking two-story wings separated from the main body of the house by the side galleries.
The central unit, the oldest part of the house, is composed of masonry columns on the ground floor and wood columns on the upper.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/louisiana/des.htm   (406 words)

 Cultural Landscape of Plantation--SLAVE TASKS
The daily routine for plantation slaves was marked by labor from sun-up to sun-down, from "can see to can't see" in the slave's lingo.
They worked everywhere on the plantation; in the fields and in the Big House, in the barns and in the quarters.
The grain was dropped through a small hole in the floor, and, as it fell, the lighter chaff was blown away and the kernels of clean rice were then gathered into barrels.
www.gwu.edu /~folklife/bighouse/panel9.html   (1277 words)

 Waimea Plantation Cottages
Island plantations were the core of Hawaiian life in the 1800's, the place where Polynesian, Asian, and European influences blended to form the unique local culture of contemporary Hawaii.
Waimea Plantation Cottages, hidden away on the quiet, western coast of the Garden Isle of Kauai, is a nostalgic glimpse into a simple life found at a sugar plantation.
This cluster of authentic plantation homes, set in a peaceful coconut grove, has been carefully restored with period-inspired furniture and modern conveniences.
www.waimea-plantation.com   (257 words)

 Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
About the Gardens The Ashley River The Plantation House The Drayton Oak Flowerdale The Drayton Tomb Cypress Lake The Long Bridge Schoolhouse Pond The Bamboo Pond Biblical Garden The Maze Camellia Collection Historic Azaleas Zoo and Nature Center Cattail Wildlife Refuge Barbados Tropical Garden
Founded in 1676 by the Drayton family, Magnolia Plantation has survived the centuries and witnessed the history of our nation unfold before it from the American Revolution through the Civil War and beyond.
So join us here at Magnolia Plantation to experience the beauty of its gardens and its rich history today.
www.magnoliaplantation.com   (238 words)

 Welcome to Harriswood Plantation
Even if the spouse is not a hunter, there’s not a soul that doesn’t stir at the sight of a mature whitetail stepping out of the woods.
From the moment you arrive at the original plantation farm house (circa 1890), you will know you are in for a memorable trip.
James Kroll was retained to advise on development of 650 prime acres, of the 6,000 total acres that make up the famous Woodstock Plantation.
www.harriswood.com   (526 words)

 Plantation, The Grass is Greener - Official Website for the City of Plantation
This is the official website for the City of Plantation FL, where the grass is greener.
Residents interested in applying for a poll worker position should call the Supervisor of Elections Poll Worker Hotline at 954-459-9911 or send an e-mail to pollworker@browardsoe.org with your name and telephone number (include Poll Worker in the subject line).
The City of Plantation is selling by auction for cash to the highest bidder, property and vehicles that are deemed surplus to the City’s needs.
www.plantation.org   (507 words)

 Welcome to Shirley Plantation, Charles City, Virginia. America's Oldest Family Business and Virginia's Oldest ...
Shirley Plantation is Virginia's first plantation (1613) and one of the first economic engines of the new world.
Today, Shirley continues to be a working plantation, a private family home, a growing business, a National Historic Landmark, and a direct link between the past and the present.
Shirley Plantation is privately owned, and no assistance is received from any foundations or government agencies.
www.shirleyplantation.com /aboutshirley.html   (413 words)

Martin Luther King Jr., compared the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to a plantation where dissent is not tolerated.
But she suggested that things had changed in recent years with the Republicans in control of the White House and Congress, according to a transcript of her remarks.
Clinton made the plantation remark in response to a question about why national Democrats in general seem so "spineless" on major issues - a problem she blamed on the GOP's hold on the White House and both branches of Congress since 2000.
michellemalkin.com /archives/004295.htm   (583 words)

 BBC - History - Wars and Conflicts - Plantation of Ulster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Plantation of Ulster began in the 17th century when English and Scottish Protestants settled on land confiscated from the Gaelic Irish.
Gaelic Ireland was a patchwork of independent kingdoms each ruled by a chieftain and bound by a common set of legal, social and religious traditions.
Learn about the English and Scottish planters and the role played by the London Companies in the Plantation of Ulster.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/war/plantation   (133 words)

 Hillary's 'Plantation' And 2008, RealClearPolitics: She's Not The Shoo-In Some May Think - CBS News
While it would be silly to characterize this mistake as a huge issue that is going to derail her candidacy, it does provide an opportunity to take a look at Hillary's candidacy and her chances for the Democratic nomination and the Presidency.
There are several offensive angles to her accusation, and the words don't do justice to the malevolent tone with which she attacked her political enemies.
It showed the nasty, very partisan side of Senator Clinton, and it raises the question of whether Hillary will ever be able to outrun the first impression she formed with the American public in the early '90's.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/01/20/opinion/main1226117.shtml   (838 words)

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