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Madewood Plantation, 1846, commissioned by Thomas Pugh and designed by architect Henry Howard, on Bayou Lafourche near Napoleonville, LA

Parlange Plantation, New Roads vic., Point Coupee Parish, Louisiana. Building/structure dates: ca. 1750. Related name: Walter Parlange. Built by Marquis Vincent de Ternant. Brick molds and whip saws still in basement. All materials used prepared on the place. Original French grant.

D'Evereux Plantation, Natchez, Miss., buikt in 1840, a fine example of the Greek Revival style. One of the first residential structures constructed in Natchez with a full-length monumental, two-storey portico; the white columned look that would be stereotyped as southern architecture in later years. D’Evereux also marks the first appearance of a cupola in Natchez residential architecture.

Laura Plantation - My Most Favorite Plantation!! So beautiful! A creole plantation run by a woman because Louisiana was then and still is under the Napoleonic Code, in a will the property did not have to go to the first born son but could go to the child who would be the best steward of the land as they say in Louisiana "thank you Josephine"