Download Pelican Guide to Plantation Homes of Louisiana, The eBook
by Anne Butler
Take a trip to another decade, basking in the glory of the Old South by way of Louisiana plantation homes such as Nottoway, Shadows-on-the Teche, Melrose, and Oak Alley. Despite the ravages of time, these majestic residences continue to demand attention with their impressive architecture and historic grandeur. Many of these structures have been restored to their former splendor and are open to the public.
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Anne Butler, who also writes as Anne Butler Hamilton, is a native of St. Francisville and operates a bed and breakfast at the Butler Greenwood Plantation, which has been in her family since the 1790s. Motivated by her love of culture, she has reached a wide audience through articles published in the Los Angeles Times, Country Woman, New Orleans Magazine, and Country Road.
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Divided into eleven tours according to location, this guide includes more than 250 entries, accompanied by concise descriptions and historical background, and an expanded New Orleans section, highlighting both the famous Garden District and the historic French Quarter.
This week's interview is with Anne Butler. Anne is a native of St. Motivated by her love of culture, she has reached a wide audience through articles published in the Los Angeles Times, Country Woman, New Orleans Magazine, and Country Road
Any photos of Louisiana's plantation homes. Can someone recommend a good book on touring louisiana plantation homes. My family wants to take a tour in the spring of 2010
Any photos of Louisiana's plantation homes. My family wants to take a tour in the spring of 2010.
Plantation homes are American history. Pelican Guide to Plantation Homes of Louisiana. For a crash course in plantation history, go to Louisiana and work through this short guide by local author Anne Butler
Plantation homes are American history. These fascinating books have lush and informative photos of the antebellum homes that grew the American South. For a crash course in plantation history, go to Louisiana and work through this short guide by local author Anne Butler. It's not a picture book and it's not an academic book, but it will get you to some of the most important places in American history. Publisher: Pelican Publishing, 2009.
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The Madewood Plantation House is located on the northern bank of Bayou Lafourche, on manicured grounds separated from the bayou by. a b c Anne Butler (2 April 2009). The Pelican Guide to Plantation Homes of Louisiana. pp. 56–. ISBN 978-1-58980-709-9.
The Madewood Plantation House is located on the northern bank of Bayou Lafourche, on manicured grounds separated from the bayou by Highway 308. It is a two-story masonry structure, built with massive brick walls that have been finished with stucco scored to resemble stone blocks. Its five-bay facade is fronted by a six-column Greek Revival temple front, that has Ionic columns rising to a broad entablature and fully pedimented gable with a half-round louver at the center. Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
Featuring homes such as the beautiful Merieult House in the French Quarter and Oaklawn Manor near Bayou Teche, this comprehensive guide highlights the finest plantation homes in all regions of the state. From Natchitoches's Melrose Plantation to Lafayette's Alexandre Mouton House, these homes have been an integral part of Louisiana, some from the periods of French and Spanish rule. Butler carefully describes each structure's architectural uniqueness and relates the home's significance. She notes private and public plantations and includes updated contact information, all organized by driving tours. This revised edition reflects recent restorations and includes a new section showcasing the homes in New Orleans' Garden District.