By City, Town or Parish
Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
Historic Dutch Romanesque Cathedral, downtown. 500 yr old
oak tree, 1821 cemetery, museum & gift shop. Adm. $3 adult,
$2 senior, $1 child. M-F 9am-12pm & 1-4pm.
White Hall Plantation House
Greek revival home of Simmesport founder and senator. Built
circa 1849. Open for tours by appointment. Bed & Breakfast
on limited basis as work in progress.
This Layton Castle was built in 1910, enclosed the 1814 plantation
of Henry Bry. Old oaks on grounds & 18th century wine
house. Group tours by appt. only.
MORGAN CITY, LA
Cypress Manor/Mardi Gras Museum
Cypress home depicting lifestyle of early 1900's. Mardi Gras
costume exhibits (changed annually). Area artifacts. Guided
trs. Sun 1-5pm; Tu-Sa 10am-5pm & by appt.
MYRTLE GROVE, LA
Woodland Plantation c.1834 & Deep Delta Tours
Home on Southern Comfort label, Nat'l Reg., B&B, Plantation/Marsh
Tours, Spirits Hall c.1883, reception/dining/meeting hall,
weddings, 34 miles to N.O.
Madewood Plantation House
Greek Revival mansion featuring elegant overnight accomodations,
candlelight dinners, weddings & receptions. Top 54 Inns
National Geographic Traveler. Daily 10am-4pm.
Beau Fort Plantation
Beautiful 1790 Plantation Home & Bed & Breakfast.
Open year round. Antiques, tours, weddings, receptions &
luncheons. Exquisite gardens. Daily 1-4pm.
Magnolia Plantation Home
1 mi N of Hwy. 1. Nat'l bicentennial farm dating from 1753
w/ a collection of antiques & lovely grounds. Nat'l Hist.
Landmark. Daily 1-4pm, closed Sun. & holidays. more>>
Exit 119 off I-49. A National Historic Landmark-Big House
(1833), Yucca House (1796), and the famous African House.
Admission. Daily 12-4pm. more>>
PORT ALLEN, LA
Poplar Grove Plantation
10 min. from downtown Baton Rouge. Exotic Victorian plantation
originally built for the 1884 World's Fair. Group tours/meals
w/ advance reservation. Appt. only.
ST FRANCISVILLE, LA
Audubon State Historic Site
Contains Oakley House, West Indies-style home where John James
Audubon painted 32 of his famous "Birds of America."
Formal garden, outbuildings, trail.
Butler Greenwood Plantation
Antique-filled historic 1790's plantation on Nat'l Register
of Historic Places. Original Victorian formal parlor, live
oaks & gardens. Tours 9am-5pm daily.
c.1830, Greek Revival style. Burned in 1960 & restored.
Furnished w/ original portraits & antiques. Film site
of "North & South." Mar-Oct 9am-5pm; Nov-Feb
Myrtles Plantation Bed &
Breakfast, The *featured
C. 1796. On Nat'l Historic Reg. Guided trs daily, full service
rest. & 11 guest rms. One of America's Most Haunted Houses!
Daily 9am-5pm & Fri & Sat evenings.
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site
Earliest 19th century gardens in America with 13 historic
buildings and the Mansion house. Daily 9am-5pm
Chretien Point Plantation B&B
15 min. north of Lafayette. C. 1831. Restored French Louisiana
manor. Civil War battle site. Stairway copied for Tara in
Gone with the Wind.
LAURA: A Creole Plantation
"Best history tour in US," says Lonely Planet. Tours
based on Laura's Memoirs detail Creole life of women, slaves
& children. English/French. Daily 9:30am-5pm. more>>
Oak Alley Plantation
Nat'l Hist. Landmark c.1839, famous for alley of oak trees.
Cajun/Creole rest, gift shop, cafe/ice cream parlor, B&B
WHITE CASTLE, LA
Nottoway Plantation Home *featured
Tour the South's largest plantation home, c.1859. A Top 25
Bed & Banquets says Conde Nast Traveler. B&B, Restaurant,
Gift Shop & Guided Tours. Daily 9am-5pm.
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