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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Chinqua-Penn Plantation includes a 27 room house museum filled with art and furnishings from around the world and 22 acres of historic gardens and landscape. Begun in the 1920s by Thomas Jefferson Penn and Beatrice Schoellkopf Penn, the estate reflects the Penn’s lifestyle of travel, entertaining and collecting.

Chinqua-Penn Plantation has a new owner and will be open for tours on the weekends. Check out the online tour to see this beautiful home and its grounds. For information on admission fees and to set up a tour for your group, call (336) 349-4576 or send email to cpinfo@chinquapenn.com.

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