5 Best Plantations in Louisiana: the River Road and Beyond
From the River Road to the St. Francisville Parish, there are some beautiful plantations to tour. Here are the top 5 best plantations in Louisiana.
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This house was moved from Washington, Louisiana to the St. Francisville area. It has been known as the Payne-Fenner house, Thistlewaite, Woodland, and Macland Plantation. It was often used in its early days to offer hospitality to Jefferson Davis, the President of the Confederacy.
Haunted Plantations of Louisiana's River Road, Part I
Stretching some 70 miles from New Orleans to Baton Rouge, River Road has been a major artery in the region for centuries. Sugar barons estab...
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Front facade detail, San Francisco Plantation, Garyville, Louisiana
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White Columns Manor
We go on a tour of White Columns, an Antebellum home in Eutaw, Alabama, that is on the National Register of Historic Places, built around 1850. Eutaw, Alabama - December 2011
Madewood Plantation – Circa 1846 Madewood Plantation is truly a treasure among Louisiana plantation homes. Located near the banks of Bayou Lafourche in Napoleonville, LA. Madewood is a huge Greek Revival mansion made from wood harvested on the property, which is why it was named “Madewood”. Madewood was built in 1846 by Col. Thomas Pugh, a wealthy sugar cane planter. Madewood was purchased in 1964 by the Harold Marshall family and was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1983…
Canton Bend, AL - Matthews Tait Rutherford Home, "Youpon Plantation", 1840-1845
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