The Pelican Guide to Plantation Homes of Louisiana

The Pelican Guide to Plantation Homes of Louisiana

by Anne Butler
     
 

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 have been restored to their…  See more details below

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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 have been restored to their former splendor and are open to the public.

This completely revised, full-color eighth edition features a reorganized list of significant plantation homes in Louisiana. Divided into eleven tours according to location, this guide includes more than 250 entries, accompanied by concise descriptions and historical background, and an expanded New Orleans section, highlighting both the famous Garden District and the historic French Quarter. With sixty-two photographs and hours of operation, contact information, and directions for each entry, this book is a perfect reference for revisiting the Old South.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589806313
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/01/2009
Series:
Pelican Guides
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,119,961
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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