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Louisiana Planatations, Tours, Wedding VenuesAbout these Louisiana Plantations that are over 100 miles from New Orleans
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This list of Louisiana plantations is for fun informational purposes only. Not ALL plantations are listed, only those I could find information on. These plantations may be in private hands and not available for the public to see. Many may be gone (burned, torn down, etc.) I have compiled this list for enjoyment by history buffs and the like. Check out our Louisiana Plantations for Tours and Weddings category page for more information on available plantation tours and plantation wedding venues.
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Louisiana Plantations

Alphabetical Listings ~ 81 plantations

Afton Villa Plantation - St. Francisville , Louisiana (West Feliciana Parish) - Afton Villa Gardens are located on the land that once was the home of the palatial plantation built by Susan Barrow in 1849. The plantation is long gone (destroyed by fire in 1963) but the gardens were placed on the national register in 1983 as Landscape Architecture. The grounds are open for tours these days and weddings are held there.
112 miles from New Orleans

Albania Plantations - Jeanerette, Louisiana (Iberia Parish) - The Albania Plantation was located on Bayou Teche and was finished around 1842 and thrived as a sugar plantation. This plantation has been refurbished with love through the years by its devoted owners.
121 miles from New Orleans

Arlington Plantation House and Gardens - Franklin, Louisiana (St Mary Parish) - Arlington Plantation House was built circa 1830. You can experience this Pre-Civil War grandeur as you tour one of the South's most majestic sugar plantations. There are seven cultivated acres of fountains and gardens surrounded by four hundred-year-old oak and cypress trees.
106 miles from New Orleans

Asphodel Plantation - Jackson, Louisiana (East Feliciana Parish) - The Asphodel Plantation was built in 1820-1830. It actually ten years to build it. Asphodel's cemetery is listed as one of the only private cemeteries on the National Register of Historic Places. Every deceased owner is buried in this cemetery. John James Audubon made paintings of its owners and their children.
114 miles from New Orleans

Avondale Plantation Home - Clinton, Louisiana (East Feliciana Parish) - Avondale Plantation Home is a privately owned home and was built circa 1825 in the Greek Revival style. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Homes.
109 miles from New Orleans

Audubon State Historic Site - St. Francisville , Louisiana (West Feliciana Parish) - State Historic site of Oakley House, a West Indies-style home which was a natural setting for John Audubon who painted 32 of his famous "Birds of America.". There is a formal garden, outbuildings, and a trail.
112 miles from New Orleans

Battleground Plantation - Sicily Island, Louisiana (Catahoula Parish) - Battleground Plantation was built from 1829-1830 on the site where the last major battle between the Natchez Indians and the French took place. This plantation was built and run by Dr Henry J Peck and his family. This Louisiana plantation has military significance as the site of the last major battle between the French and the Natchez Indians.
200 miles from New Orleans

Beau Fort Plantation - Natchitoches, Louisiana (Natchitoches Parish) - Originally called Narcisse Prud'homme Plantation for over a hundred years, it later became known as Beau Fort Plantation due to the fact that is was believed to have been built on the location of an early French Fort. The plantation was built between 1760s and 1821 in a Creole cottage-style.
261 miles from New Orleans

Bennett Plantation House - Alexandria, Louisiana (Rapides Parish) - Bennett Plantation House and Store are on this property. The original house was built around 1854 while the store was in continuous operation from around 1817 until the late 1960s. The house and the store are now located on the Inglewood Plantation property and are privately owned.
203 miles from New Orleans

Breston Plantation House - Columbia, Louisiana (Caldwell Parish) - Breston Plantation House was built in 1835 in the Greek Revival style. It has also been placed on the National Register in 1980.
242 miles from New Orleans

Buck Ridge Plantation - (Tensas Parish Louisiana) - Buck Ridge Plantation was constructed ca. 1837. This property was built and owned by the Douglass family.
200 miles from New Orleans

Buckmeadow Plantation House - Lake Providence, Louisiana (East Carroll Parish) - Buckmeadow Plantation House was built in 1840 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.
258 miles from New Orleans

Butler Greenwood Plantation - St Francisville, Louisiana (West Feliciana Parish) - Butler Greenwood Plantation was built in 1790s. This plantation is in the same family that originally built it and is open today as a bed and breakfast.
112 miles from New Orleans

Calliham Plantation House - Hamburg, Louisiana (Avoyelles Parish) - This Greek Revival styled Louisiana Plantation was built circa 1825. Calliham Plantation House is now a private home.
153 miles from New Orleans

Cashpoint Plantation House - Elm Grove, Louisiana (Bossier Parish) - This Louisiana plantation, Cashpoint Plantation House is done in the Greek Revival, Italianate style and was build circa 1800 and is now privately owned.
317 miles from New Orleans

Caspiana Plantation Store - Natchitoches, Louisiana (Natchitoches Parish) - The Caspiana House is a fine example of an antebellum cottage, and is commonly known as the "Big House" from Caspiana Plantation. It was originally built in 1856 and the unit was moved to the LSU campus in 1985 and restored to its original specifications.
(originally 261 miles from New Orleans)
moved to 80 miles from New Orleans in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Cedar Bend Plantation - Natchez, Louisiana (Natchitoches Parish) - Cedar Bend Plantation was built in 1825 in the French Colonial style and is in the National Register of Historical Places. This 19th century French Colonial house once owned by Gabriel Prudhomme and his wife Algae and is a private home today. Their family tradition states that during the Red River Campaign, the family raised the French Flag outside the house to save it from destruction.
248 miles from New Orleans

Cedars Plantation - Oak Ridge, Louisiana (Morehouse Parish) - The Cedars farmhouse is believed to be the oldest surviving residence in Morehouse Parish. The Cedars Plantation, also known as the Williams Home Place, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
273 miles from New Orleans

Cherokee Plantation - Natchitoches, Louisiana (Natchitoches Parish) - This Louisiana Plantation, Cherokee Plantation is from the 1830's and is named for the Cherokee roses at its front gate. The elegant main house is typical of early Louisiana plantations. Privately owned.
261 miles from New Orleans

Chretien Point Plantation - Sunset, Louisiana (St Landry Parish) - Chretien Point Plantation was built circa 1831-1835 in the classical revival style. The land consisted of 3000 acres and there were 2 Civil War battles fought on or near this plantation. Chretien Point is one of the few Louisiana plantations to have Civil War reenactments.
144 miles from New Orleans

Clarendon Plantation House - Evergreen, Louisiana (Avoyelles Parish) - Clarendon Plantation House was originally constructed circa 1842. An addition was constructed on the left side of the original structure creating an open dogtrot in 1872.
157 miles from New Orleans

Cottage Plantation - St Francisville, Louisiana (West Feliciana) - Cottage Plantation stands complete as it did in antebellum days, having in addition to the plantation home the old school house, out side kitchen, milk house, carriage house, barn, slave houses, and other out buildings. The house is furnished with much of the original furniture.
112 miles from New Orleans

Crescent Plantation - Tallulah, Louisiana (Madison Parish) - This Louisiana plantation was built in 1832 in the Greek Revival Style and is now a private home. It's on the US National Register of historic places and is 8.3 acres.
220 miles from New Orleans

Crystal Rice Plantation - Crowley, Louisiana (Acadia Parish) - One of the few working rice and crawfish plantations offering tours. The plantation tours cover the historic 19th century plantation home, an auto museum, and the agricultural operation
155 miles from New Orleans

Darby Plantation - New Iberia, Louisiana (Iberia Parish) - Darby House was built between 1813 and 1820 and is one of the oldest structures in Iberia Parish. The home is an excellent example of rural Louisiana colonial style architecture. The original home has been replaced with a replica today.
133 miles from New Orleans

Desert Plantation - St. Francisville , Louisiana (West Feliciana Parish)- Louisiana Antebellum home built in ca. 1808-1812. Desert Plantation was a cotton plantation with two cotton gins on the grounds.
112 miles from New Orleans

Louisiana Antebellum Homes

Alphabetical Listings contd.

Dixie Plantation House - Franklin, Louisiana (St Mary Parish) - The original mansion was built around 1835. Later Murphy and Rose Foster purchased the abandoned plantation in 1883 and named it Dixie Plantation. It remained in their family until 1959.
107 miles from New Orleans

Dulcito Plantation House - New Iberia, Louisiana (Iberia Parish) - Dulcito Plantation House was constructed circa 1850 in the French Creole tradition and was one and a half stories. It is on the National Register of Historical Places.
133 miles from New Orleans

Eden Plantation - Alexandria, Louisiana (Rapides Parish) - Eden Plantation was constructed ca. 1830 on Bayou Rapides. It has been placed on the National Historial Registery and it was restored. Eden Plantation is now a private residence.
203 miles from New Orleans

El Dorado Plantation House - Livonia, Louisiana (Pointe Coupee Parish) - El Dorado Plantation House was built in 1856-1857 in the Greek Revival style and is a working sugar plantation. This large plantation is situated one mile south of Livonia on the west bank of Bayou Maringouin.
106 miles from New Orleans

Ellerslie Plantation - St. Francisville, Louisiana (West Feliciana Parish) - Ellerslie Plantation was constructed from 1828-1832. It was built by James Coulter for the Wade family.
112 miles from New Orleans

Enterprise Plantation - Patoutville, Louisiana (Iberia Parish) - Enterprise Plantation is one of the few operating plantations that is still owned by the descendants of the original builder and retains a number of its support buildings. Enterprise Plantation is a producer of Louisiana raw sugar, blackstrap molasses and cane syrup.
124 miles from New Orleans

Fannie Riche Plantation House - New Roads, Louisiana (Pointe Coupee Parish) - Fannie Riche Plantation House was constructed ca. 1825-1835. It was done in the West Indian style. Fannie Riche is within 100 yards of a levee of the Mississippi River.
117 miles from New Orleans

Frogmore Plantation - Frogmore, Louisiana (Concordia Parish) - Frogmore Plantation is a cotton plantation which is still a working cotton plantation today. Their informative tours give us a more than a glimpse of the past
by bringing history to life on this working farm. See many of the original buildings and the cotton gins on site.
188 miles from New Orleans

Greenwood Plantation - St. Francisville, Louisiana (West Feliciana Parish) - Greenwood Plantation was built circa 1830s and was a cotton plantation. After passing through several hands, the home was struck by lightning on August 1, 1960 and destroyed. Walton Burns purchased the property in 1968. He and his son finished restoring this Louisiana plantation to its former glory in 1984.
112 miles from New Orleans

Glenwood Plantaton - Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana - Glenwood Plantation was the largest plantation in the parish, consisting of more than 6 townships and belonging to W. Godchaux. It was destroyed by fire in 1955.
160 miles from New Orleans

Goodwood Plantation - St Francisville, Louisiana (West Feliciana Parish) - Goodwood Plantation was constructed circa 1830. It was owned by Charles Mathews and his wife Penelope.
112 miles from New Orleans

Hazelwood Plantation - Laurel Hill, Louisiana (West Feliciana Parish) - Hazelwood Plantation is an early 1830s Greek Revival plantation home. It is a one story frame house with a large roof extending over a six-column gallery across the front.
124 miles from New Orleans

Hickory Hill Plantation - Wilson, Louisiana (East Feliciana Parish) - Hickory Hill Plantation was erected circa 1804-1810 from hickory, ash hard pine and butternut woods from the surrounding woodlands in the Seaboard Colonial style. Even the bricks used on this property were made on the property.
120 miles from New Orleans

Inglewood Plantation - Alexandria, Louisiana (Rapides Parish) - Inglewood Planatation was built ca. 1836 and was a cotton plantation which also grew corn and soybeans.  Inglewood was one of the few plantation homes in Rapides parish to survive the ravages of the Civil War. It is still a working farm today.
203 miles from New Orleans

Justin Plantation - Franklin, Louisiana (St Mary Parish) - Justin Plantation was constructed circa 1822. This Louisiana plantation was a sugar plantation.
107 miles from New Orleans

Kent Plantation House - Alexandria, Louisiana (Rapides Parish) - Kent Plantation House is a classic example of a French Colonial style and was built c. 1796. Kent Plantation is one of the oldest standing plantations in Louisiana. This property is open today to the public for tours.
203 miles from New Orleans

Landry Plantation House - Youngsville, Louisiana (Vermillion Parish) - Landry Plantation is an example of French Creole style and was built ca. 1830.
145 miles from New Orleans

Laurel Hill Plantation - Laurel Hill, Louisiana (West Feliciana Parish) - Laurel Hill Plantation began with a small house built around 1830. Additions were made in 1873 using the same carpenter for the Duncan family who now owned the property. Duncan was among the first to raise Brahman cattle and the fmaily now have an extensive cattle operation still today.
124 miles from New Orleans

Linwood Plantation Manager's House - Newellton, Louisiana (Tensas Parish) - Linwood Plantation was constructed ca. 1875 in the Mid 19th Century Revival Exotic Revival style.
219 miles from New Orleans

Lisburn Plantation House - Ferriday, Louisiana (Concordia Parish) - Lisburn Plantation House is included in the National Register of Historic Places maintained by the US National Park Service.
181 miles from New Orleans

Logtown Plantation - Logtown, Louisiana (Ouachita Parish) - Logtown Plantation was built around the 1840s by the grandson of Don Juan Filhiol who was the founder of Monroe, Louisiana.
292 miles from New Orleans

Louisiana Winter Quarters - Newellton, Louisiana (Tensas Parish) - A State owned historic Plantation, a Lone Survivor of the War Between the States. The plantation is operated by the Louisiana Office of State Parks.
(Plantation CLOSED FOR REPAIRS)
219 miles from New Orleans

Loyd Hall Plantation - Cheneyville, Louisiana (Rapides Parisah) - Loyd Hall Plantation is considered to be a very haunted plantation. This cottonl plantation was built ca. 1850 and is in the Greek Revival style. It is now a private residence.
165 miles from New Orleans

Magnolia Plantation - Derry, Louisiana (Natchitoches Parish) - Magnolia Plantation was built ca. 1830 was a cotton plantation with cotton picker tractors and two cotton gins.
238 miles from New Orleans

Maison Olivier Creole Cottage - St Martinville, Louisiana (St Martin Parish) - Maison Olivier Creole Cottage plantation was built in circa 1815. It is now located on the Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site. This park was the first park of the Louisiana State Parks system created in 1934.
138 miles from New Orleans

Marengo Plantation - Jonesville, Louisiana (Catahoula Parish) - The original plantation house was constructed in 1855 in the Greek Revival style. In 1878 James Laws purchased Marengo Plantation and built a another house reflecting Northern architectural style calling it Cinclare Plantation.
197 miles from New Orleans

Melrose Plantation - Melrose, Louisiana (Natchitoches Parish) - Melrose Plantation is also known as Yucca Plantation and is one of the largest plantation in the US built by and for free blacks. The National Park Service describes the plantation as having the oldest buildings of African design built by Blacks, for use of Blacks, in the country.
244 miles from New Orleans

Montrose Plantation House - Tallulah, Louisiana (Madison Parish) - Originally built ca. 1840s in the provincial Greek Revival style. Additional construction took place around 1880 by builder/architect George Montgomery.
229 miles from New Orleans

Louisiana Historic Plantations

Alphabetical Listings contd.

Moro Plantation House - Waterproof, Louisiana (Tensas Parish) - Moro Plantation was built ca. 1825-1849 in an exotic Greek revival style. This is now a private residence. It's been added to the National Register of Historic Place in 1982.
199 miles from New Orleans

Moundville Plantation House - Moundville, Louisiana (St Landry Parish) - Although this particular Louisiana Plantation is no open to the public, there are a great collection of pictures of it online. Moundville Plantation is also known as Wartell House and is circa 1827. Interest to see.
142 miles from New Orleans

Myrtle Grove Plantation - Waterproof, Louisiana (Tensas Parish) - Myrtle Grove Plantation is also known as Old Bass Place and was constructed ca. 1810. 
199 miles from New Orleans

Myrtles Plantation, The - St Francisville, Louisiana (West Feliciana Parish - Myrtles Plantation was erected ca. 1796 and rumored to have been built on top of an ancient Tunica Indian burial ground. It said to be one of America's most haunted homes and has at least 12 resident ghosts.
112 miles from New Orleans

Oakland Plantation - Natchitoches, Louisiana (Natchitoches Parish) - Oakland Plantation was originally known as the Jean Pierre Emmanuel Prud'homme Plantation, and is also known as Bermuda. Find the history of another one of Louisiana's Plantations. Plantations in this part of Louisiana are along the Red River.
Oakland Plantation is now part of the Cane River Creole National Historical Park. Cane River Creole National Historical Park is in the process of restoring Oakland Plantation to its appearance circa 1960.
260 miles from New Orleans

Oaklawn Plantation - Natchez, Louisiana (Natchitoches Parish) - Oaklawn Plantation was completed in 1830 in the French Creole style. The house is particularly interesting for the majestic oak alley at its entrance. Measuring 680 feet, it is the third longest oak alley in the state.
249 miles from New Orleans

Oakley Plantation - St. Francisville, Louisiana (West Feliciana Parish) - Oakley Plantation House is located in the Audubon Memorial State Park and was built circa 1799. The interior has been restored to the Federal period style from 1790-1830. John James Audubon stayed at this plantation for around 4 months and painted 32 of his famous bird pictures while here.
112 miles from New Orleans

Osceola Plantaton - St Joseph, Louisiana (Tensas Parish) - This plantation and property are now Osceola Plantation Hunting Club for hunting and fishing is located 1 mile from Lake Bruin and 2 miles from the Mississippi River.
213 miles from New Orleans

Parlange Plantation - New Roads, Louisiana (Pointe Coupee Parish) - Parlange Plantation is a French Colonial style plantation built about 1750. This plantation originally grew indigo but later changed to sugarcane and cotton. Parlange Plantation was used by both sides as headquarters during the Civil War.
118 miles from New Orleans

Payne-Fenner Plantation - Washington, Louisiana (St. Landry Parish) - Payne-Fenner Plantation was originally built around 1850. This plantation was used as a hospital for Confederate soldiers during the Civil War.
144 miles from New Orleans

Pegram Plantation House - Lecompte, Louisiana (Rapides Parish) - Pegram Plantation House is a Greek Revival style home and has been added to the National Register of Historic Places on October 24, 2003.
186 miles from New Orleans

Pleasant View Plantation House - Oscar, Louisiana (Pointe Coupee Parish) - Pleasant View Plantation is a Creole style home built ca. 1820. It is now a private home and is on the National Register of Historic Places since 1984.
105 miles from New Orleans

Propinquity Plantation - St Francisville, Louisiana (West Feliciana Parish) - Propinquity Plantation is one of St Francisville's oldest brick buildings (1809) consisting of over 200,000 bricks. John James Audubon's wife, Lucy, worked on this plantation as a teacher helping to make it possible for her husband to publish his Birds of America.
116 miles from New Orleans

Richland Plantation - Norwood, Louisiana (East Feliciana Parish) - Richland Plantation is a Greek Revival style home built circa 1820s by Elias Norwood. It is an excellent representation of English cultural heritage.
123 miles from New Orleans

Riverlake Plantation - Oscar, Louisiana (Pointe Coupee Parish) - Riverlake Plantation is a great example of the Creole architectural style plantation. It was erected ca. 1820s and has major construction during 1840-45 and again in 1890.
105 miles from New Orleans

Rosalie Plantation - Alexandria, Louisiana (Rapides Parish) - Rosalie Plantation was construced ca. 1830s as a sugar plantation. A wall from the sugar mill still stands today. This plantation is now known for the pecans it grows in its orchards. 
203 miles from New Orleans

Rosedown Plantation House - St Francisville, Louisiana (West Feliciana Parish) - Rosedown was an extremely productive cotton plantation and the main house was built in 1834-2835. This plantation was about 3,455 acres with most planted with cotton and approximately 28 acres for the gardens.
116 miles from New Orleans

Scottland Plantation House - Tallulah, Louisiana (Madison Parish) - Scottland Plantation House was built circa 1850 in the Greek Revival style and is the only one of this style surviving in Madison Parish. This was a 1,440 acre plantation which later became the city of Tallulah.
229 miles from New Orleans

Shades Plantation - Wilson, Louisiana (East Feliciana Parish) - The Shades Plantation was built ca. 1808. They grew sugarcane and corn. This plantation is next to Bayou Teche.
120 miles from New Orleans

Shadows-on-the-Teche - New Iberia, Louisiana (Iberia Parish) - Shadows Plantation was constructed in the Greek Revival style circa 1834. It was a sugar plantation located above the banks of Bayou Teche. The plantation is presently owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
133 miles from New Orleans

Solitude Plantation House - St Francisville, Louisiana (West Feliciana Parish) - Solitude Plantation House was erected ca. 1815 in the Greek Revival style and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.
116 miles from New Orleans

Stephanie Plantation House - Arnaudville, Louisiana (St Martin Parish) - Stephanie Plantation House was built circa 1780s in the Southern Style plantation. This plantation is located on Bayou Teche.
130 miles from New Orleans

Valverda Plantation - Maringouin, Louisiana (Pointe Coupee Parish) - Valverda Plantation was built in 1842 and has brick walls that are 16 inches thick. This plantation is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and today has 45 acres with live oaks and magnolia trees.
104 miles from New Orleans

Wakefield Plantation - West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana - Wakefield Plantation was constructed circa 1834 for Lewis and Sarah Turnbull Stirling. Thier heirs renovated the property creating two small homes. Most of Wakefield plantation remains along with much of its original furniture.
118 miles from New Orleans

White Hall Plantation House - Lettsworth, Louisiana (Pointe Coupee Parish) - White Hall Plantation House is a Greek Revival and Italianate style home attributed to Henry Howard and built ca. 1848-49. This plantation mansion was moved twice from the Mississippi River floods. It has been restored and is open to the public for the first time.
136 miles from New Orleans

Wildwood Plantation - Jackson, Louisiana (East Feliciana Parish) - Wildwood was involved in the sugar and cotton industries and ran one of the best known syrup factories in the state.
Wildwood Plantation was established in 1841.
114 miles from New Orleans

Winter Quarters Plantation - Newellton, Louisiana (Tensas Parish) - Winter Quarters Plantation was erected in several stages from 1805-1850. The plantation itself grew to over 2,000 acres and was a major cotton operation including having several cotton gins, a sawmill, barns, machine shops, a hospital, a smokehouse, boat docks, a milk house and various other supporting buildings.
Winter Quarters Plantation is a State Historic site and is presently closed.
220 miles from New Orleans

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