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New Orleans Plantations

Alphabetical Listings ~ 72 plantations

Acadia Plantation - Thibodaux, Louisiana (Lafourche Parish) - This Louisiana sugar plantation was built around 1809 and was the home of the famous Jim Bowie where he spent most of his life. He was known for his knife fighting skills and had a knife named after him. Bowie died at The Alamo. This plantation was demolished in 2010.
60 miles from New Orleans

Aillet House - Port Allen, Louisiana (West Baton Rouge Parish) - The Aillet House is a small Creole sugar plantation built in the 1830s. The Aillet House sits on the grounds of the West Baton Rouge Museum and has been furnished in the time period before the Civil War. There are reenactors who perform on the gallery of this great home in the old tradition.
82 miles from New Orleans

Albemarle Plantation - Assumption Parish, Louisiana - Albemarle Plantation is the oldest plantation in Assumption parish that is still owned and operated by the original family. It was started in 1839 and in operation ever since. The site has the plantation’s history and photos as well as many historical family photographs. This home and surround 6,500 acres is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
79 miles from New Orleans

Allendale Plantation - Port Allen, Louisiana (West Baton Rouge Parish) - Allendale Plantation was built circa 1850s and was a sugar plantation. The main house was burned to the ground by Union troops in 1862. There are three remaining cabins from the plantation property. The first is from 1850, the second from the 1870s and the third is from ca. 1890s.
82 miles from New Orleans

Ardoyne Plantation - Houma, Louisiana (Terrebonne Parish) - This unique home was built in 1894 and is considered by the National Register of Historic Places to possibly be the largest and most elaborate remaining example of rural Victorian Gothic architecture in the state of Louisiana. It is filled with original family furniture and antiques. This plantation was named after a Scottish castle.
57 miles from New Orleans

Armant Plantation - Vacherie, Louisiana (St James Parish) - The Armant Plantation was built in the early 1800's. The main house was destroyed in 1969 after being vacant for more than ten years.
52 miles from New Orleans

Ashland-Belle Helene Plantation - Darrow, Louisiana (Ascension Parish) - Ashland-Belle Helene Plantation was built in 1841 in the Classic Greek Revival style and prospered as a sugar plantation. Four movies were set at this beautiful piece of Louisiana history. Ashland is open to the public. Ashland-Belle Helene is among the grandest and largest plantation houses ever built in the state.
60 miles from New Orleans

Bagatelle Plantation House - Sunshine, Louisiana (St James Parish) - Bagatelle Plantation is a Greek Revival house and was built around 1841 on the Mississippi River. It was later moved to Iberville Parish near the East Baton Rouge Parish line. It is now used as a private home and is not open to the public
75 miles from New Orleans

Belle Grove Plantation - White Castle, Louisiana (Iberville Parish) - Belle Grove Plantation was built ca. 1850s and completed in 1857 by architect Henry Howard for John Andrews. This plantation is one of the grandest mansions ever built in Louisiana and is considered the largest one every built in the South. She had 30 foot pillars and was 62’ tall. It was unfortunately lost to fire in 1952.
76 miles from New Orleans

Bocage Plantation - Darrow, Louisiana (Ascension Parish) - The magnificent mansion was designed by famous architect James Dakin and built in 1837. (The original 1801 Creole cottage on the site burned.)
60 miles from New Orleans

Bouverans Plantation House - Lockport, Louisiana (Lafourche Parish) - Bouverans Plantation is nowa privately owned residence. Built in the French Creole style around 1860s and listed in the National Register in 1983.
50 miles from New Orleans

Calumet Plantation House - Patterson, Louisiana (St Mary Parish) - Calumet Planatation House was built in 1830 and the name Calumet comes from the name of the traditional Indian peace pipe. Calumet Plantation is now privately owned.
92 miles from New Orleans

Carter Plantation - Springfield, Louisiana (Livingston Parish) - Carter Plantation House is one and a half stories high, with front and rear galleries and a central hall plan with 2 rooms on each side. It was built between 1817-1820. The primary crop of this plantation has been trees including pine, cypress and citrus.
58 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

Chatchie Plantation House - Thibodaux, Louisiana (Lafourche Parish) - Chatchie Plantation House was built in 1868 and is also know as Homewood Plantation.
60 miles from New Orleans

Chatsworth Plantation(East Baton Rouge Parish) - Chatsworth Plantation was built in 1859 and was destroyed when the Mississippi River levee was built on that land. This Louisiana Plantation's grand house had 50 rooms.
80 miles from New Orleans

Crescent Farm - Houma, Louisiana (Terrebonne Parish) - Historic Crescent Farm, was founded in 1827 by William Alexander Shaffer and was the center of operations for the Shaffer family land holdings. The present building occupying the site was constructed in 1849 and was the centerpiece of a cane farm that included its own sugar mill.
58 miles from New Orleans

Desire Plantation House - Vacherie, Louisiana (St James Parish) - Desire Plantation, also known as Alcidesire, is a historic Perique tobacco plantation built circa 1835. It had a perique cigar factory located on site. There was a store on the property that closed in 1905.
52 miles from New Orleans

Destrehan Plantation - Destrehan, Louisiana (St Charles Parish) - Destrehan Plantation was one of the oldest home in Louisiana built ca. 1787-1790 in the French Colonial, Greek Revival styles. It began as a major producer of indigo but later changed to be a major producer of sugar cane.
23 miles from New Orleans

Ducros Plantation - Schriever, Louisiana (Terrebonne Parish) - Ducros Plantation is also known as Old Jackson Plantation or Polmer Plantation. The mansion was built circa 1859-1869. It was designed in the Greek Revival style and modeled after the mansion of Andrew Jackson which was named The Hermitage and was located in Nashville.
60 miles from New Orleans

E.D.White Plantation Home - Thibodaux, Louisiana (Lafourche Parish) - This Louisiana plantation is now a state museum. It was originally built out of hand-hewn cypress circa 1825 in the Creole style raised cottage. Around 1834 it was remodeled to reflect the Greek Revival style which was all the rage at that time.
60 miles from New Orleanss

Ellendale Plantation - Houma, Louisiana (Terrebonne Parish) - Andrew McCollam owned this land and named the plantation for his wife Ellen. The home was built in 1854 and it is now a privately owned residence. This plantation was a sugar producer and still has a wall standing from the old sugar mill.
58 miles from New Orleans

Elmwood Plantation - New Orleans, Louisiana (Orleans Parish) - Elmwood Plantation is the oldest plantation in the Mississippi Valley and was constructed in 1762. It was once the home of the first American to govern Louisiana, Governor W. C. Claiborne and built by Nicholas Chauvin.

New Orleans Antebellum Homes

Alphabetical Listings contd.

Elmwood Plantation House - Jefferson, Louisiana (Jefferson Parish) - Elmwood Plantation House was constructed ca. 1836. It was originally built for the Lafrenier (Chauvin) family. This family was one of six early pioneer families who settled in the Southeastern part of Louisiana thus making them one of the earliest land properietors.The original residence was partially destroyed by fire in 1940 but was later restored.
6 miles from New Orleans

Emilie Plantation House - Garyville, Louisiana (St John the Baptist Parish) - Emilie Plantation House was built circa 1875-1899 in the Greek Revival, Italianate styles and is now a private residence.
39 miles from New Orleans

Evergreen Plantation - Wallace, Louisiana (St John the Baptist Parish) - The original house was built in 1790 but renovated to the Greek Revival Style around 1832. This was a sugar plantation which actually is stilling being worked today. There are 37 additional buildings on this property.
39 miles from New Orleans

Felicity Plantation - Vacherie, Louisiana (St James Parish) - Felicity Plantation was built ca. 1846-1850 in the French Colonial and Anglo American styles. It was a sugar plantation and is still standing today.
52 miles from New Orleans

Goodwood Plantation - Baton Rouge, Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish) - Goodwood Plantation was constructed ca. 1850 in the Greek Revival style. Goodwood Plantation Home was known to be one of the first houses in the area to have running water supplied by large attic cisterns.
80 miles from New Orleans

Godchaux-Reserve Plantation House - Reserve, Louisiana (St. John the Baptist Parish) - Godchaux-Reserve Plantation House was originally built ca. 1700s. In 1833 the property changed hands and was then named Reserve plantation and became one of the top producing sugar plantations and was the hub of sugar production in the parish.
34 miles from New Orleans

Harlem Plantation House - Pointe à la Hache, Louisiana (Plaquemines Parish) - Harlem Plantation was built in 1840 and is a raised Louisiana Creole American style. It was placed on National Register of Historic Places on October 26, 1982.
49 miles from New Orleans

Hermitage Plantaion - Darrow, Louisiana (Ascension Parish) - Hermitage Plantaion was built in 1812 in the Greek Revival plantation home. This Louisiana plantation is a privately owned residence and not open to the public.
61 miles from New Orleans

Homestead Plantation Complex - Plaquemine, Louisiana (Plaquemines Parish) - Homestead Plantation Complex also called Variety Plantation was built ca. 1855 in the Greek Revival style. The plantation complex consists of the main home and two other buildings which were moved to the Variety plantation in 1976.
49 miles from New Orleans

Homeplace Plantation House - Hahnville, Louisiana (St Charles Parish) - Homeplace Plantation House was erected ca. 1787-1791 in the French Colonial style and is also known as Keller Homestead. This plantation is privately owned and not open to the public.
27 miles from New Orleans

Hope Plantation House - Garyville, Louisiana (St John the Baptist Parish) - Hope Plantation House was erected circa 1850 as a medium size French Creole home with Greek Revival details. This Louisiana plantation home is privately owned and not open to the public.
39 miles from New Orleans

Houmas House Plantation - Burnside, Louisiana (Ascension Parish) - Houmas House Plantation was established ca. 1700s with the current main house completed in 1840. A French Colonial style plantation house was erected ca. 1775 and this was a sugar plantation.
57 miles from New Orleans

Kenilworth Plantation House - St Bernard Parish, Louisiana (St Bernard Parish) - Kenilworth Plantation House was erected ca. 1820 in the French Creole style. Most of the building are gone from the property but the main house remains. The house was a filming location for the movie Stay Alive.
18 miles from New Orleans

LaBranche Plantation - St Rose, Louisiana (St Charles Parish) - LaBranche Plantation was erected around 1792 along with other buildings including the Dependency House (bachelor quarters). During the Civil War the main house was destroyed. The Dependency House still exists and is a private residency not open to the public.
22 miles from New Orleans

Laura Plantation - Vacherie, Louisiana (St James Parish) - You enter the Creole world at Laura Plantation, a historic sugar plantation built in 1805 and named the "best history tour in the U. S." The parents and family of Fats Domino once live here on this plantation. In the 1870s Alcee Fortier collected the Br’er Rabbit stories.
52 miles from New Orleans

Laurel Valley Sugar Plantation - Thibodaux, Louisiana (Lafourche Parish) - Laurel Valley Plantation was built ca. 1830s and was once the largest sugar producer in the parish. It also had its own sugar mill and is still producing sugar today. The main house was destroyed during the Civil War. 
60 miles from New Orleans

LeBeuf Plantation House - New Orleans, Louisiana (Orleans Parish) - LeBeuf is a French Creole plantation which has been restored and is used as a residence for the Navy commander of Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Forces North. The Navy has owned this property for over a hundred years.

Live Oaks Plantation - Rosedale, Louisiana (berville Parish Parish) - This Louisiana plantation was constructed circa 1828 as a Spanish Colonial style. 
97 miles from New Orleans

Lucky Plantation House - Sunshine, Louisiana (Iberville Parish) - Lucky Plantation House is a Greek Revival style home which has been restored.
68 miles from New Orleans

Madewood Plantation House - Napoleonville, Louisiana (Assumption Parish) - Madewood Plantation was constructed between 1800-1848 in the Greek Revival style. This was a Louisiana sugar plantation. Today it is a tourist attraction.
75 miles from New Orleans

Magnolia Lane Plantation House - Westwego, Louisiana (Jefferson Parish) - Magnolia Lane Plantation is also known as the Fortier Plantation and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. This New Orleans area plantation is Greek Revival in style and was built ca. 1830s by Edgar Fortier.
11 miles from New Orleans

Magnolia Mound Plantation - Baton Rouge , Louisiana - A rare survivor of the vernacular plantations with architecture influenced by early settlers from France and the West Indies. Offers programs and plantation tours all year to educate students and the general public about the African American influence and slave life in south.
80 miles from New Orleans

Mary Plantation House - Braithwaite, Louisiana (Plaquemines Parish) - Mary Plantation was constructed in 1820 and is the oldest house in Plaquemines Parish. The original house was built ca. 1795 and was enlarged in the 1820s. It is a sugar plantation complete with a sugar mill. The plantation has been restored.
17 miles from New Orleans

Monte Vista Plantation House - Port Allen, Louisiana (West Baton Rouge Parish) - Monte Vista Plantation was erected circa 1850 and was a sugar plantation. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
82 miles from New Orleans

Montegut Plantation House - LaPlace, Louisiana (St. John the Baptist Parish) - Montegut was erected between 1770 and 1775 and in the style of French aristocrats. Montegut Plantation was also known as Louque Plantation. 
29 miles from New Orleans

New Orleans area Plantations

Alphabetical Listings contd.

Mount Hope Plantation House - Baton Rouge, Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish) - Mount Hope is one of two surviving antebellum homes in the Baton Rouge area and is Greek Revival style. Owned originally by the Sharp family, Joseph Sharp is considered as the constructor of the 1st public cotton gin in Louisiana.
This plantation was built in 1817.
80 miles from New Orleans

Nottoway Plantation House - White Castle, Louisiana (Iberville Parish) - Nottoway Plantation House is a Greek Revival style home built by John Randolph in 1859. It is the largest antebellum plantation house in the South. This Louisiana Plantation overlooks the great Mississippi River.
76 miles from New Orleans

Oak Alley Plantation - Vacherie, Louisiana (St James Parish) - the most famous photographed Louisiana plantation and a must see to complete any vacation adventure to see the Southern Plantations. Oak Alley's majestic oak trees that line the front entrance were planted ca. 1725-2750. This great plantation was built ca. 1830s. Oak Alley Plantation was originally named Bon Séjour plantation and was a sugar producer. Oak Alley Plantation was completed in 1839 and is in the Greek Revival style. This plantation is run by a Oak Alley Foundation.
52 miles from New Orleans

Orange Grove Plantation - Houma, Louisiana - (Terrebonne Parish) - Orange Grove Plantation was constructed circa 1840-1900 as a sugar plantation in Greek Revival style. There were over 500 acres of sugarcane and had a sugar mill on site.
57 miles from New Orleans

Ormond Plantation - Destrehan, Louisiana (St Charles Parish) - Ormond Plantation is Oldest French West Indies Style Creole Plantation on the Mississippi River. The main house was built around 1790 and was an indigo plantation before it changed the crops to sugar cane. It has been fully restored and is in use today.
23 miles from New Orleans

Palo Alto Plantation - Donaldsonville, Louisiana (Ascension Parish) - Palo Alto Plantation was erected circa 1850 and its name means tall trees. In its 150-year existence to encompass more than 6000 acres of sugarcane, pasture land, wooded land, and ponds. The cabin on the property was constructed from the materials that came from one of pirate Jean Lafitte's hideouts.
66 miles from New Orleans

Pilot House - New Orleans, Louisiana (Orleans Parish) - Pilot House is a West Indies style plantation home that was erected in 1799 and New Orleans first mayor occupied it. It is now a museum and open for tours.

Poche Plantation House - Convent, Louisiana (St James Parish) - Judge Felix Pierre Poche built Poche Plantation circa 1867 in the Victorian Renaissance Revival style. Even before the house was built the 160 acres were used to grow sugar cane.
57 miles from New Orleans

Poplar Grove Plantation - Port Allen , Louisiana (West Baton Rouge Parish) - Poplar Grove Plantation is an Oriental inspired pavilion built in New Orleans for a World's Fair exposition. It was moved to its present location by barge to a sugar plantation as its main residence. It has been totally restored and is open to the public.
82 miles from New Orleans

Rienzi Plantation House - Thibodaux, Louisiana (Lafourche Parish) - This Greek Revival style plantation was built in 1840 and was a sugar producing plantation. There is a legend that the house was built for the Spanish Queen Maria Louisa as a retreat.
59 miles from New Orleans

Sandbar Plantation House - Port Allen, Louisiana (West Baton Rouge Parish) - Sandbar Plantation was built circa 1837 in Greek Revival style but also has later additions in the Colonial Revival and Craftsman/Bungalow styles. This plantation was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.
83 miles from New Orleans

San Francisco Plantation House - Garyville, Louisiana (St John the Baptist Parish) - San Francisco Plantation House construction began in 1853 and finished in 1855 in Gothic architectural style. This was a large sugar plantation and the home has been restored. Over 100,000 people visit it annually.
39 miles from New Orleans

Santa Maria Plantation - Baton Rouge, Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish) - Santa Maria Plantation was constructed circa 1870 as a Vernacular Plantation House and was a sugar plantation. It is on the National Register of Historical Places.
80 miles from New Orleans

Sebastopol Plantation House - St Bernard, Louisiana (St. Bernard Parish) - Sebastopol Plantation House was constructed circa 1830 in the Creole Cottage style. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Placed in 1986.
18 miles from New Orleans

Seven Oaks Plantation - Westwego, Louisiana (Jefferson Parish) - Seven Oaks was a sugar plantation built circa 1840 in the Greek Revival style. This plantation ended up in the hands of the Missouri Pacific Railroad which later bulldozed the old mansion.
12 miles from New Orleans

Southdown Plantation - Houma, Louisiana (Terrebonne Parish) - Southdown Plantation was first an indigo plantation and later a sugar plantation. The mansion was built in 1859 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. This plantation is now a museum.
57 miles from New Orleans

St. Emma Plantation - Donaldsonville, Louisiana (Ascension Parish) - St Emma Plantation built ca. 1847 in Greek Revival style was a leading sugar plantation in the parish.
St. Emma Plantation and the nearby plantation of Palo Alto figured in a Civil War battle, known as the "Battle of Koch's Plantation," in the fall of 1862.
66 miles from New Orleans

St. George Plantation House - Schriever, Louisiana (Terrebonne Parish) - St George Plantation is a Greek Revival mansion which is now a private residence. This plantation has been added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
62 miles from New Orleans

St. James Refinery Plantation - Vacherie, Louisiana (St Charles Parish) - St James Refinery Plantation was owned y Francois-Gabriel "Valcour" Aime who was the wealthiest person in the South due to his large scale sugar production. This plantation burned down about 1920.
52 miles from New Orleans

St. Joseph Plantation - Vacherie, Louisiana (St James Parish) - St Joseph Plantation is located adjacent to Oak Alley Plantation and was erected ca. 1840 in the Greek Revival style and consisted of 1000 acres. This plantation was a sugar producer and birthplace of H. H. Richardson (one of America's most important architects of the 19th century.
52 miles from New Orleans

Tally-Ho Plantation House - Bayou Goula, Louisiana (Iberville Parish) - Tally-Ho Plantation House was constructed ca. 1840 in the Greek Revival style. It is now a private residence. The home was move back from the Mississippi river twice and then the main house burned in 1945. The name reflect's the owners love of fox hunting.
90 miles from New Orleans

Uncle Sam Plantation - Convent, Louisiana (St James Parish) - Uncle Sam Plantation was built ca. 1829-1843 and was demolished in 1940. It was a Greek Revival style and a private residence.l
57 miles from New Orleans

Whitney Plantation Historic District - Wallace, Louisiana (St John the Baptist Parish) - Whitney is Spanish Creole architecture and one of the earliest raised Creole cottage in Louisiana. Whitney Plantation was originally an indigo plantation but later transitioned to a sugar plantation. In 2014, the Whitney Plantation opened its doors to the public for the first time in its 262 year history as the only plantation museum in Louisiana with a focus on slavery.
48 miles from New Orleans

Woodland Plantation - West Point a la Hache, Louisiana (Plaquemines Parish) - Woodland Plantation was built ca. 1855 in the Greek Revival, Italianate Gothic Revival style. It is a private residence and was once depicted on the label of Southern Comfort liqueur. It's a bed and breakfast these days.
40 miles from New Orleans

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