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Plantations - icons of the Old South -- came in many conditions and sizes.  Some have been preserved, at least in part, and we present them here.  Pleas contact us with information about others.  
 

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  Louisiana
 
Alexandria
 
Kent Plantation House
 
3601 Bayou Rapides Rd
 
Alexandria   LA
 
Phone   318 487-5998
 
Web Site  www.kenthouse.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:alice@kenthouse.org

  Description  French Colonial house of Creole homestead
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Building Type   Plantation
 
Group Identity   Creole
 
Era  1796
 
New or Updated:   6/19/2005

  Baton Rouge

  Magnolia Mound Plantation

  2161 Nicholson Drive

  Baton Rouge  LA   70802    

  Phone   225 343-4955

  Web Site  http://www.brec.org/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&nid=659&cpid=387&cfmid=0&catid=0

  E-mail  mailto:information@magnoliamound.org

  Alt Web  www.lhin.lsu.edu/lhin/habs/magnolia/poemm/mmp.htm

  Description  16 acre French Creole style plantation with house, pigeonnier, overseer's house, slave  quarters, gardens, visitor center with exhibits

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Building Type   Plantation

  Kind of Activity   Living History

  Nature of Group or Site  Municipal

  Collection A-F Decorative arts

  Group Identity   Creole

  Era  1800-1830

  New or Updated:  7/25/2005
 

  LA

  Brusly

  Choctaw Plantation & Railroad

  5151 Ellwood Road

  Brusly  LA   70719    

  Phone  225 749-2205

  Web Site *****

  Alt Web http://www.lariverroad.com/mrr/west_br/

  Description  sugar plantation house & train that serviced the mill

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Building Type  Plantation

  Era  1830

  New or Updated:  6/25/2007


  Louisiana
  Darrow

  Houmas House Plantation & Garden

  40136 Highway 942

  Darrow  LA   70725    

  Phone   225 473-9380

  Web Site  www.houmashouse.com

  Description  16 room plantation house & 12 acre garden

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Building Type   Plantation

  New or Updated: 1/1/2005

  LA

  Destrehan

  Ormond Plantation Manor

  13786 River Road

  Destrehan  LA   70047    

  Phone   985 764-8544

  Web Site  www.plantation.com

  E-mail  mailto:info@plantation.com

  Description  West Indies style Creole plantation

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Building Type   Plantation

  Group Identity   Creole

  Era  1789

  New or Updated:    8/20/2005
 

  Louisiana

  Edgard

  Evergreen Plantation

  4649 Highway 18

  Edgard  LA  70049    

  Phone  504 201-3180

  Web Site http://www.evergreenplantation.org/

  E-mail  mailto:evergreenplantation@earthlink.net

  Description  still working sugar plantation with 37 historic buildings, including 22

                    slave cabins, by appointment only

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  Building Type  Plantation

  Group Identity  African American

  New or Updated:  7/2/2007

Louisiana
Franklin
Oak Lawn Manor
3296 East Oaklawn Dr
Franklin LA 70538
Phone 337 828-0434
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://mercury.spaceports.com/~sundry/Franklin.htm
Description home of LA governors at turn of century -- both 1900 and 200, originally plantation home
Type of Resource House Museum
Building Type Plantation
Era 1837
New or Updated: 06/10/2003

  LA

  Garyville

  San Francisco Plantation

  2646Hwy 44

  Garyville  LA  70051    

  Web Site www.sanfranciscoplantation.org/

  Toll Free 888 509-1756

  Description  plantation house features hand painted ceilings, faux marbling & wood

                     graining, antique furniture,

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Building Type  Plantation

  Collection A-F   Decorative Arts

  Collection G-M   Furniture

  Era  1856

  New or Updated:  7/2/2007


Louisiana
Melrose
Melrose Historic Home
3533 Highway 119
MAIL: General Delivery
Melrose LA 71452
Phone 318 379-0055
Web Site http://www.natchitoches.net/melrose/melrose.htm
Toll Free 800 259-1714
Description buildings of original plantation complex once well known as artist and writers gathering spot
Type of Resource House Museum
Building Type Plantation
Era 1796
New or Updated: 06/22/2003
 

  LA

  Port Allen

  Poplar Grove Plantation

  3142 N River Road

  Port Allen  LA   70767    

  Phone  225 344-3913

  Web Site http://www.poplargroveplantation.com/home.html

  E-mail   mailto:wilkinson.ann@gmail.com

  Description  pavilion for international exhibition floated 200 miles on the

                    Mississippi to become sugar plantation mansion, now tours by appt,

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Building Type  Plantation

  Collection G-M   Model

  New or Updated:  7/16/2007

 

  LA

  St Martinsville

  Longfellow-Evangeline SHS

  1200 North Main Street

  St Martinsville  LA   70582    

  Phone  337 394-3754

  Web   http://www.crt.state.la.us/crt/parks/longfell/longfell.htm

  E-mail  mailto:longfellow@crt.state.la.us

  Description  centerpiece is Maison Olivier plantation house, 1815; visitor center,

                    Acadian cabin, and farmstead depicting Acadians featured in famous poem

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Building  Plantation

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  Group Identity   Acadian

  Era   19th

  New or  Updated  1/19/2006

  St Francisville
  Rosedown Plantation SHS
 
12501 Louisiana Highway 10
  St Francisville  LA  70775   
  Phone  225 635-3110
 
Web Site  http://www.crt.state.la.us/crt/parks/rosedown/rosedown.htm
  Description  cotton plantation owned by original family until the 1950's, main house,                         historic gardens, 13 historic buildings on 371 acres
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Gardens
 
Building Type  Plantation
  Era  1834
  New or Updated:  07/19/2003

Louisiana
St Martinsville
Longfellow-Evangeline SHS
1200 North Main Street
St Martinsville LA 70582
Phone
337 394-3754
Web Site  http://www.crt.state.la.us/crt/parks/longfell/longfell.htm
Description centerpiece is Maison Oliver plantation house, 1815; visitor center, Acadian cabin, and farmstead depicting Acadians featured in famous poem
Type of Resource  Museum
Building Type Plantation
Kind of Activity Living History
Group Identity Acadian

Era 19th

  LA

  St Rose

  LaBranche Plantation Dependency House

  11244 River Road

  St Rose              LA           70087    

  Phone   504 468-8843

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.atneworleans.com/body/labranch.htm

  Description  "bachelor" house is all that's left of plantation, preserved slave quarters

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Building Type   Plantation

  New or Updated:             12/3/2005
 

  LA

  Vacherie

  Laura Plantation

  2247 Highway 18

  Vacherie  LA  70090    

  Phone  225 265-7690

  Web Site www.lauraplantation.com

  Toll Free 888 799-7690

  E-mail  mailto:info@lauraplantation.com

  Description  story of Creole life, tours continue despite 2004 fire

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Building Type  Plantation

  Group Identity  Creole

  Era  1805

  New or Updated:  7/5/2007
 

  LA

  Wallace

  Whitney Plantation Historic District

  River Road

  Wallace  LA

  Web Site http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/louisiana/whi.htm

  Description  numerous structures of sugar cane plantation - all privately owned &

                    not open to public, but visible from road

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Building Type  Plantation

  Era  1803

  New or Updated:  7/5/2007

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