Group Tours

Large Group and Custom Tours
Visit Rosedale Plantation with members of your church, corporate team, club, or community organization by scheduling a private, docent led special house tour. Special house tours are available for groups of 15 or more, but must be scheduled at least 4 weeks in advance. Special Tours MAY be scheduled for mornings and afternoons throughout the week, or at regular tour times if the group is 15 or less. For more information on our custom special tours, to schedule a tour, or for tour prices please contact our program coordinator at [email protected], or download and simply fill out a program request form and our educational staff will contact you directly.

Group Tours Topics

Plantation Life House Tour
Take a tour of Historic Rosedale Plantation and observe 200 years of change in Mecklenburg County through the lives’ of one family and the enslaved people that lived here. As you tour the house learn how the family survived living in Cotton Kingdom without growing cotton, see how the Civil War effected their lives, and discover how the last generation adapted to the city’s changing landscape as Charlotte moved from a sleepy, rural village to the Urban metropolis.

Unheard Voices Tour
White plantation owners and their families left many documents and papers to tell us of their lives, while the unheard voices of the enslaved Africans, who spent their lives toiling the red clay of the piedmont Carolina are seldom heard. Join us for  this tour that is designed to examine the personal and work life of the 24 enslaved people that inhabited the Caldwell Plantation of the early 1800's. This 1 1/2 hour tour given by a costumed docent and provides insight into the lives of those whose voices that are seldom heard.

Custom Tour
Develop a customized visit and special tour of Historic Rosedale Plantation! Combine first person re-enactors, with a house tour, and facility rental to create a truly signature event that will be remembered by all that attend for years to come. Custom tours are one time programs developed especially for your group. Prices for custom tours vary depending on groups size and needs.


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