Stately Oaks

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Stately Oaks
Stately Oaks plantation house
Front of the Stately Oaks plantation house
Stately Oaks is located in Metro Atlanta
Stately Oaks
Stately Oaks is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Stately Oaks
Stately Oaks is located in the US
Stately Oaks
Location Jodeco Rd., 100 Carriage Lane, Jonesboro, Georgia
Coordinates 33°30′55″N 84°21′02″W / 33.51538°N 84.35046°W / 33.51538; -84.35046Coordinates: 33°30′55″N 84°21′02″W / 33.51538°N 84.35046°W / 33.51538; -84.35046
Built 1839
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP reference # 72000382[1]
Added to NRHP March 16, 1972

Stately Oaks Plantation is a Greek Revival antebellum mansion located in Margaret Mitchell Memorial Park in Jonesboro, Georgia. Built in 1839, the house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1] It is also known as Orr House, The Oaks, and Robert McCord House and it is included in the Jonesboro Historic District.

Stately Oaks is owned by Historical Jonesboro/Clayton County Inc., and features the period house, the home's separate log kitchen, a well house, a tenant house, an 1896 country store, and a one-room schoolhouse.

The house was believed to be the inspiration for Tara, the legendary home of Scarlett O'Hara and her family in Margaret Mitchell's novel Gone with the Wind.[2]

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