The History Behind One of New Orlean’s Most Photographed Mansions May Surprise You

Of the 73 neighborhoods in New Orleans, few can compare to the beauty of the Garden District. Home to some of the city’s most stunning mansions, if the Garden District’s architecture doesn’t lure you in, the majestic oak-lined streets and the scent of jasmine wafting through the air sure will. One of the most popular mansions in the Garden District, Buckner Mansion, might just be the most photographed mansion in New Orleans, and the history of this building might surprise you. It happens to have a very special relationship to the writer of this article, so read on to find out more.

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Address: Buckner Mansion, 1410 Jackson Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA