Sherwood Forest Plantation
The Sherwood Forest Plantation was the home of the tenth President John Tyler from 1842 until his death in 1862. The plantation has been home of the Tyler family since John has purchased it in the year 1842. The plantation is now known as the longest plantation in America at 300ft. The plantation is open from 9:00am- 5:00pm daily. The plantation is located in Charles City, Virginia. John Tyler was the first vice president for a president to die while he was running with President William Harrison.
The plantation was first recorded in 1616. The plantation has a 68 foot ballroom and is 1,600 acres total. John bought the plantation for his cousin while he was still in the white house he renamed it Sherwood Forest. The Tyler family has owned the plantation ever since.
In Natchez Mississippi there is a beautiful plantation named Mammoth Plantation. This is a National Historic Plantation. It has 30 appointed rooms and suites. Mammoth was built by John Hankinson and was later bought by General John A. Quitman. He was a hero of the Mexican War. In the 20th century the plantation was returned to its owners at the time, Ron and Lanai Riches.
Plantations in St. Kitts
On this small island in the Carribean, there are a few plantations. The names are Ottley’s, Golden Lemon, and Rawlins Plantation. These were sugar plantations, but now they're not. They now are places were people are able to visit.
I’ll give you some information on the plantations. At the Ottley’s Plantation there is a veranda around it. The plantation has 24 rooms. I will tell about the Golden Lemon plantation. The reason why it’s called its name is because the decorator brought a golden lemon. So they called it the Golden Lemon. Now I’ll tell you about the Rawlins Plantation. The plantation is on 20 acres on the north.