A Visit To The Oldest Plantation In Louisiana Will Leave You Speechless
By Jackie Ann|Published May 27, 2018
Louisiana native and LSU Alum (Geaux Tigers!), Jackie has lived in Louisiana for over three decades and currently lives in New Orleans. She's been writing for OnlyInYourState since 2016 and can often be found with a coffee at her side, dreaming of her next adventure.
Along historic River Road, nestled underneath canopies of ancient oak trees, there’s a historic plantation that everyone should take the time to see. Added to the National Register of Historic Places, the Destrehan Plantation is the oldest documented plantation home in the lower Mississippi Valley, and it’s worth your time to take a tour. Let’s take a closer look.