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PLANTATIONS GUIDE
Offering Information on Louisiana
and New Orleans Plantations
for Tourists and Locals

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana
New Orleans Plantations

New Orleans Antebellum Homes
Old River Road, Mississippi River Homes
Alphabetical Listings
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New Orleans area Plantations up to 100 miles from the cityNew Orleans Area Plantations
Within 100 miles of the City
New Orleans Antebellum Homes

Alphabetical Listings ~ 72 plantations

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

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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