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  Louisiana
 
Alexandria
 
Arna Bontemps African-American Museum & Cultural
 
1327 Third Street
 
Alexandria  LA   71301   
 
Phone   318 473-4692
 
Web Site  http://www.arnabontempsmuseum.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:arnabont@linknet.idt.net
 
Description  Restored childhood home of noted Harlem Renaissance poet & author
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Group Identity   African American
 
New or Updated:   6/28/2005
 

  Alexandria
 
Kent Plantation House
 
3601 Bayou Rapides Rd
 
Alexandria  LA
 
Phone   318 487-5998
 
Web Site  www.kenthouse.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:alice@kenthouse.org

  Description  French Colonial house of Creole homestead
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Building Type Plantation
 
Group Identity  Creole
 
Era  1796
 
New or Updated:  6/19/2005
 

  Louisiana

  Baton Rouge

  Magnolia Mound Plantation

  2161 Nicholson Drive

  Baton Rouge  LA   70802    

  Phone   225 343-4955

  Web Site  http://www.brec.org/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&nid=659&cpid=387&cfmid=0&catid=0

  E-mail  mailto:information@magnoliamound.org

  Alt Web  www.lhin.lsu.edu/lhin/habs/magnolia/poemm/mmp.htm

  Description  16 acre French Creole style plantation with house, pigeonnier, overseer's house, slave  quarters, gardens, visitor center with exhibits

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Building Type   Plantation

  Kind of Activity   Living History

  Nature of Group or Site  Municipal

  Collection A-F Decorative arts

  Group Identity   Creole

  Era  1800-1830

  New or Updated:  7/25/2005
 

  Bermuda

  Beaufort Plantation

  4078 Louisiana Hwy 119

  Bermuda LA   71457    

  Phone  318 352-5340

  Alt Phone   318 352-9580

  Web Site  http://www.caneriverheritage.org/main_file.php/beaufort.php/

  Alt Web  http://www.judgeporterhouse.com/plantations.html

  Description  operational plantation, gardens, live oak alley

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Group Identity   Creole

  Era  1790

  New or Updated:   9/21/2005
 

  LA

  Brusly

  Choctaw Plantation & Railroad

  5151 Ellwood Road

  Brusly  LA   70719    

  Phone  225 749-2205

  Web Site *****

  Alt Web http://www.lariverroad.com/mrr/west_br/

  Description  sugar plantation house & train that serviced the mill

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Building Type  Plantation

  Era  1830

  New or Updated:  6/25/2007


  Louisiana

  Cloutierville

  Kate Chopin House & Bayou Folk Museum

  243 Hwy 495

  Cloutierville                    LA           71416    

  Phone   318 379-2233

  Web Site  http://www.natchitoches.net/melrose/chopin.htm

  Alt Web  http://www.suite101.com/article.cfm/literary_tour/37206

  Description  home of 19th century author from 1879-1881, includes blacksmith shop & doctor's office

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Era  1809

  New or Updated:   9/20/2005
 

  Darrow

  Houmas House Plantation & Garden

  40136 Highway 942

  Darrow  LA   70725    

  Phone   225 473-9380

  Web Site  www.houmashouse.com

  Description  16 room plantation house & 12 acre garden

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Building Type   Plantation

  New or Updated: 1/1/2005
 

  Louisiana

  Destrehan

  Destrehan Plantation

   13034 River Road

  Destrehan  LA     70047    

  Phone  504 524-5522

  Web Site http://www.destrehanplantation.org/

  Description  Indigo plantation with craft demonstrations on some days

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Building Type  Plantation

  Kind of Activity   Living History

  Era   1797

  Owner/Operator:  River Road Historical Society

  New or Updated:  1/12/2007

 

   Destrehan

  Ormond Plantation Manor

  13786 River Road

  Destrehan  LA   70047    

  Phone   985 764-8544

  Web Site  www.plantation.com

  E-mail  mailto:info@plantation.com

  Description  West Indies style Creole plantation

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Building Type   Plantation

  Group Identity   Creole

  Era  1789

  New or Updated:         8/20/2005

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