Take a trip to another decade, basking in the glory of the Old South by way of Louisiana plantation homes such as Nottoway, Shadows-on-the Teche, Melrose, and Oak Alley. Despite the ravages of time, these majestic residences continue to demand attention with their impressive architecture and historic grandeur. Many of these structures remain, restored to their former splendor and are open to the public.
This completely revised, full-color 8th edition features a reorganized list of significant plantation homes in Louisiana. It is divided into eleven different tours according to location, with over 250 entries including concise descriptions and historical background. This updated guide offers an expanded New Orleans section highlighting both the famous Garden District and the historic French Quarter. With fifty-eight photographs and information including hours of operation, contact information, and directions, this book is a perfect reference in revisiting the Old South.
ABOUT THE EDITOR
Anne Butler is a native of St. Francisville and operates a bed and breakfast at the Butler Greenwood Plantation, which has been in her family since the 1790s. With her love of culture and various interests, she has reached a wide audience in articles published in theLos Angeles Times, Country Woman, New Orleans Magazine, and Country Road. She is also the author of the Pelican books Audubon Plantation Country Cookbook, Bayou Plantation Country Cookbook, Acadian Plantation Country Cookbook, and her memoir, Weep for the Living.
PELICAN GUIDE TO PLANTATION HOMES OF LOUISIANA
Edited by Anne Butler
TRAVEL / United States / South / West South Central
128 pp. 5½ x 8½
71 color photos 1 map Index