A Visit To The Oldest Plantation In Louisiana Will Leave You Speechless

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.

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