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Magnolia Mound: A Louisiana River Plantation
     

Magnolia Mound: A Louisiana River Plantation

by Lois Bannon, Gwen Anders Edwards (Joint Author), Martha Yancey Carr (Joint Author)
 

Magnolia Mound, situated on a ridge overlooking the meandering Mississippi River, stands as Baton Rouge's most notable eighteenth-century structure. This volume, researched and written under the direction of the Magnolia Mound Board of Trustees, traces the origin and development of this splendid Creole raised cottage, providing an intimate look at plantation life

Overview

Magnolia Mound, situated on a ridge overlooking the meandering Mississippi River, stands as Baton Rouge's most notable eighteenth-century structure. This volume, researched and written under the direction of the Magnolia Mound Board of Trustees, traces the origin and development of this splendid Creole raised cottage, providing an intimate look at plantation life and the economic system that supported it.
In 1985 Magnolia Mound won a Certificate of Commendation from the American Association for State and Local History.
Authors Lois Bannon, Martha Yancey Carr, and Gwen Anders Edwards have long been active in restoring Magnolia Mound and presenting its history. Bannon is the author and coauthor of two books on naturalist John James Audubon,
Handbook of Audubon Prints , published by Pelican.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882893815
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/31/1999
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Lois Elmer Bannon has long been an advocate for restoration and preservation of historic pieces, whether they be houses or smaller forms of art. She was active in restoring Magnolia Mound and presenting its history to visitors. She has prepared museum exhibits of James John Audubon's prints and published numerous articles on his work.

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