Saturday, December 12, 2015

Destrehan Plantation

New Orleans, Part 4

The morning at Destrehan Plantation was cool and misty following a night of heavy rain.

Destrehan Plantation, Established 1787
French Colonial, Greek Revival
Destrehan Plantation is the oldest documented plantation home in the Lower Mississippi Valley.
Our tour began with a guided interpretative tour of the home.

 Destrehan from the back

The gallery windows and shutters.

View from the upper gallery

Live oak trees on the property

For more information about Destrehan Plantation you may visit

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