Butler Greenwood Plantation
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... on the map this stuff happens.
Lake Pontchartrain is massive. There was a pontoon boat screaming across the lake and I thought of our Lake Congamond. Congamond is not a Pontchartrain but our new pontoon boat flies.
I Exited I-10. The GPS recalculated and sent me across New Orleans Parish to the Mississippi River. I wanted to go to the French Quarter.This wasn't an issue until I got into ...
Leaving the drama of New Orleans behind us, we took a taxi back to the airport and picked up a hire car. Headed out west towards Baton Rouge and set the SatNav for the Oak Alley Plantation. This Creole plantation (french speaking descendants of original French pioneers) grew sugar cane and had a large number of slaves prior to the civil war. It is a beautiful place, right ...
We were planning on staying at John C. Stennis Space Center overnight and then taking the tours today. Last December when we passed by Stennis, it was still operational and tours were daily. We saw that they were constructing a science center at the property but didn't think much of it.
Since then, things have changed. The Space Center is no longer open and the science center is now the main form ...
... House, built about 1837.
We then drove on toward St. Francisville, Louisiana, to see Rosedown Plantation, now maintained by the state of Louisiana as a historic site. Daniel and Martha Turnbull began constructing Rosedown in 1834. Their cotton plantation covered 3,455 acres, and over 400 slaves worked on their lands. The gardens visited during the Turnbull's honeymoon in Europe inspired ...
We left hot humid New Orleans to begin our trip up the Mississippi, and after collecting another car, we drove via Baton Rouge to this quaint parish as they call it St. Francisville.
This time we're staying in a BnB on the grounds of one of the plantation houses called Greenwood,
The original house had been built by a British colonist Barrow, who built it to represent some fabulous building perhaps ...