Walter Mencken 11:31 a.m., Feb. 1
Destrehan Plantation, the lower Mississippi's oldest documented plantation home, dates to 1787.
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Antebellum homes adorn the banks of the Mississippi above New Orleans.
Louisiana’s Great River Road is actually two historic corridors reaching seventy miles from New Orleans to beyond Baton Rouge on either side of the Mississippi. First Spanish, then French, and finally Creole landowners built their ...