New Orleans Historic Homes
Louisiana Historic Homes
New Orleans Historic Sites
Alphabetical Listings ~ 29 ~
1850 House - New Orleans, Louisiana - To illustrate the landmark's historical significance, the State Museum has re-created what one of the residences would have looked like during the Antebellum era when the Baroness Pontalba first opened her doors. Faithfully furnished with domestic goods, decorative arts and art of the period, the 1850 House depicts middle class family life during the most prosperous period in New Orleans' history.
Audubon State Historic Site - St. Francisville, Louisiana - 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.
Centenary State Historic Site - Jackson, Louisiana - You can tour the campus of the oldest college in Louisiana. Explore the 1837 barracks style dorm and a Civil War cemetery.
Degas House (circa 1852) - New Orleans, Louisiana - America's Premier Art Bed & Breakfast. Event facilities and tours. The only home or studio of the French Impressionist Master open to the public in the World.
Destrehan Plantation - Destrehan, Louisiana - The oldest documented plantation house in the lower Mississippi Valley. Offers tours, private events, gift shop, and history information.
Fort Jackson National Historical Monument - Buras, Louisiana - Fort Jackson is situated 32 nautical miles from the Gulf of Mexico, 22 miles from the lighthouse at the head of the passes, and 65 miles in a southeasterly direction from New Orleans.
Fort Pike National Historical Monument - New Orleans, Louisiana - Begun in 1819 and completed in 1826, Fort Pike was named for the explorer and soldier General Zebulon Montgomery Pike (1779-1813) whose name is also attached to Pike's Peak in the Rocky Mountains. Fort Pike is the first of the Third System fortifications, a group of brick and masonry structures built between 1816 and 1867. The fort was designed to withstand attack from land or sea.
Gallier Historic House - New Orleans, Louisiana - In 1857, esteemed New Orleans architect, James Gallier, Jr., put his considerable talent to work designing a residence of his own. Experience this wonderfully furnished home with its detailed garden, elegant carriage way, and restored slave quarters.
Grevemberg House - Franklin, Louisiana - In 1972, the Grevemberg House Museum held official opening ceremonies. The initial goal of saving the house was accomplished, and in 1980, the Grevemberg House was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Hermann-Grima House - New Orleans, Louisiana - Prior to the Civil War, prosperous Creole families enjoyed an elegant lifestyle in the Vieux Carré. Walk through this meticulously restored residence and experience the Golden Age of New Orleans.