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Photo by Jill Benton Glass

After twenty years of brightening the grounds of Butler Greenwood with his plumage and personality, Humphrey the peacock has flown the coop. more

Apr 21, 2017 2:09 PM Knowing Nature

Privacy and luxury with the person you love most more

Jan 13, 2017 9:20 AM CR Overnight

Spend the night in one of The Inn at Houmas House’s charming cottages more

Jan 13, 2017 9:19 AM CR Overnight

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Photo by Gary Dauphin

A photo by Gary Dauphin more

Aug 29, 2016 12:00 AM Relics Photo Project

Rodney, Mississippi

Photo by Janie Fortenberry

The past presses in more

Aug 29, 2016 12:00 AM Outdoor Adventures

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Frank McMains

Thibodaux delivers a small town getaway with a decidedly Cajun accent more

Jun 1, 2016 1:04 PM Getaways

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Photos by Lucie Monk Carter

Growing a new crop of organic farmers in South Louisiana more

Nov 23, 2015 12:00 AM Foodways

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Photos by Frank McMains

The Whitney Plantation museum’s unflinching examination of slavery in the American South. more

Aug 24, 2015 12:00 AM History

The influential but undersung Henry Howard gets his due more

Jul 24, 2015 12:00 AM House & Home

From the restoration of architectural elegance to the appointment of sumptuous furnishings, this historic structure has been brought to new brilliance more

Jan 12, 2015 12:00 AM People & Places

A debut on the world heritage stage more

Sep 23, 2014 12:00 AM History

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Photo by Ruth Laney

David Greely uses Shadows-on-the-Teche as both inspiration and recording studio. more

Aug 25, 2014 12:00 AM Visual & Performing Arts

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Source: indiegogo.com/projects/saving-prospect-hill

Archaeologists want to save Prospect Hill plantation for historical research. more

Aug 18, 2014 12:00 AM History

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Photo by Henry Cancienne

The private home of the Shaffer family, this restored Victorian plantation is now open to the public more

Apr 25, 2014 12:00 AM History

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Joshua S. Hall

A house with nine lives on Pointe Coupee's lost Atchafalaya River Road more

Jan 28, 2014 12:00 AM House & Home

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Photo by Sam Irwin

The fate of human remains that are uncovered by archaeologists more

Dec 26, 2013 12:00 AM History

Norman Marmillion of Laura Plantation

Photo by James Fox-Smith

Norman has devoted his life to researching, preserving, and interpreting the history of the Creole experience. more

Sep 3, 2013 12:00 AM People & Places

Windsor Ruins

Photo by Keith Benoist

The ruins of Windsor stand ten miles southwest of Port Gibson, Mississippi. Built in 1859 by Smith Coffee Daniel II, Windsor was the largest Antebellum home in Mississippi. more

Sep 3, 2013 12:00 AM Outdoor Adventures

Dunleith Four Poster Bed

Photo by Nathanael Gassett

If you live in a part of the world where the plantation aristocracy retired each night to a four-poster, full-tester bed carved out of solid oak, surely at least once, you should have the pleasure, too. more

Sep 3, 2013 12:00 AM Getaways

September 2013. At the historic sugar plantation in Vacherie, Louisiana, tour guide Norman Marmillion sheds light on both the beauty and the barbarism of Louisiana’s plantation economy. more

Sep 1, 2013 12:00 AM History