One Of The Oldest Plantations In The South Is Just A Stone’s Throw From New Orleans

Driving down River Road, you’ll notice several historic plantation homes. There’s one in particular that’s about 30 minutes outside of downtown New Orleans, and it’s worth your while to pay Destrehan Plantation a visit. Here’s a brief history of the plantation but to get the full history, you should take a tour.

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Address: 13034 River Road, Destrehan, LA 70047