19 Jun 2010

The American Castle

Nottoway also referred to as the “American Castle” is the largest of the existing plantation homes, was built in 1857 near Bayou Goula on the west bank of the Mississippi. Nottoway has sixty-fIve rooms and almost 65,000 square feet! In 1841, John Hampton Randolph, a descenqant of a famous Virginia family, left Woodville, Mississippi, to […]

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21 Apr 2010

Houmas House Plantation New Orleans

For thousands of years native Americans revered the spirit of the mighty river. Flowing 3,740 miles from its head waters in the heart land of America to the warm waters of the gulf of Mexico. In the decades prior to the civil war, sugar cane the new white gold redefines the landscape of the lower […]

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