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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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589806313
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/2009
Series:
Pelican Guides
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
691,440
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

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. Motivated by her love of culture, she has reached a wide audience through articles published in the Los Angeles Times, Country Woman, New Orleans Magazine, and Country Road. She is also the author of Pelican's Audubon Plantation Country Cookbook, Bayou Plantation Country Cookbook, Acadian Plantation Country Cookbook, The Pelican Guide to Plantation Homes of Louisiana, and her memoir, Weep for the Living.

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