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LOUISIANA PLANTATION HOMES
By City, Town or Parish

LAFAYETTE, LA
Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
* featured
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.

LETTSWORTH, LA
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.

MONROE ,LA
Layton Castle
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.

NAPOLEONVILLE, LA
Madewood Plantation House *featured
Greek Revival mansion featuring elegant overnight accomodations, candlelight dinners, weddings & receptions. Top 54 Inns National Geographic Traveler. Daily 10am-4pm.

NATCHEZ, LA
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>>

Melrose Plantation
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 *featured
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 *featured
Antique-filled historic 1790's plantation on Nat'l Register of Historic Places. Original Victorian formal parlor, live oaks & gardens. Tours 9am-5pm daily.

Greenwood Plantation
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 10am-4pm.

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

SUNSET, LA
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.

VACHERIE,LA
LAURA: A Creole Plantation *featured
"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 cottages.

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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