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Afton Villa Gardens

St. Francisville, Louisiana

The 140 acres of rolling countryside which house the gardens include a mile and a half...
Archibald Smith Plantation Home

Roswell, Georgia

For over 150 years, the Smith’s Plantation Home has stood the test of time as The...
Arkansas Historic Preservation Program

Little Rock, Arkansas

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program is devoted to getting the citizens of Arkansas...
Beauvoir: The Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library

Biloxi, Mississippi

The house was built by James Brown, a wealthy plantation owner from Madison County,...
Belle Grove Plantation

Middletown, Virginia

Belle Grove was home to the sister, Nelly Conway Madison, of President James Madison....
Belle Meade Plantation

Nashville, Tennessee

The centerpiece of the property is the Belle Meade mansion built in 1853. This Greek...
Belmont Mansion

Nashville, Tennessee

The moving spirit of Belmont Mansion was Adelicia Hayes Franklin Acklen Cheatham. Born on...
Berkeley Plantation

Charles City, Virginia

One of Virginia's most historic plantations and the site of the first official...
Billingsley House Museum

Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Although Major John Billingsley never lived on the property he acquired from Lord...
Booker T. Washington National Monument

Hardy, Virginia

Author and orator Booker T. Washington was born in this small plantation, where he...
Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park

Flagler Beach, Florida

Visitors can tour the sugar mill ruins and learn about the plantation's history at the...
Cane River Creole National Historical Park

Natchitoches, Louisiana

In 18th century Louisiana, Creole referred to locally born Spaniards, French and enslaved...
Carnton Plantation And Battlefield

Franklin, Tennessee

Carnton was built in 1826 by former Nashville mayor Randal McGavock (1768-1843)....
Castlewood Plantation House

Chesterfield, Virginia

One of the finest Palladian style period houses in Chesterfield County, Castlewood has a...
Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

Sullivan's Island, South Carolina

Snee Farm, Pinckney’s coastal plantation, offers an opportunity to learn about the...
Chelsea Plantation

West Point, Virginia

Furnished with period antiques and a large collection of paintings, this 1709 brick house...
Chippokes Plantation

Surry, Virginia

Chippokes Plantation State Park is one of the oldest working farms in the United States....
Clarke County Historical Museum

Grove Hill, Alabama

Housed in the historic Alston-Cobb house, the Clarke County Historical Museum seeks to...
Davies Manor Plantation

Memphis, Tennessee

Davies Manor Plantation is a remarkably preserved historic site within an urban area. In...
Destrehan Plantation

Destrehan, Louisiana

Erected in 1787 by Charles Paquet, Destrehan Plantation was purchased by indigo planter...
Dudley Farm Historic State Park

Newberry, Florida

The plantation complex consists of eighteen buildings, including the house in which the...
Dunlawton Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens

Port Orange, Florida

Interpretive signs recount the history of this famous 16th century sugar mill and of the...
Evergreen Plantation

Edgard, Louisiana

Evergreen Plantation is the most intact plantation complex in the South with 37 buildings...
Fort Dallas And The William Wagner House

Miami, Florida

Located in Miami's Lummus Park, Fort Dallas and the William Wagner House offer unique...
Gamble Plantation Historic State Park

Ellenton, Florida

The Gamble Plantation's history stretches from Major Robert Gamble, who presided over a...
Goodwood Museum And Gardens

Tallahassee, Florida

This estate began in the 1830's as a cotton and corn plantation that ultimately...
Governor Ross Mansion And Plantation

Seaford, Delaware

This home belonged to William Henry Harrison Ross, who was the Governor of Delaware from...
Gunston Hall Plantation

Mason Neck, Virginia

George Mason was instrumental in the framing of the United States government, but he...
Hacienda Buena Vista

Ponce, Puerto Rico

Hacienda Buena Vista, considered one of Puerto Rico's best remaining examples of a coffee...
Hampton-Preston Mansion & Gardens

Columbia, South Carolina

One of Columbia's oldest remaining historic houses, the Hampton-Preston Mansion was home...
Historic Kenmore Plantation

Fredericksburg, Virginia

One of Virginia's most elegant colonial mansions, Kenmore was built in the 1770s by...
Historic Oak View County Park

Raleigh, North Carolina

The recorded history of Oak View began in 1829 when Benton Southworth Donaldson Williams...
Historic Rosedale Plantation

Charlotte, North Carolina

The neighbors called it "Frew's Folly," though the reason remains obscure....
Historic Smithfield

Blacksburg, Virginia

Established by Revolutionary war patriot, William Preston, this plantation later became...
History Museum of Western Virginia

Roanoke, Virginia

Located in downtown Roanoke, the History Museum of Western Virginia covers centuries of...
Houmas House

Darrow, Louisiana

The Houmas house is significant in the area of architecture as an excellent example of a...
House In The Horseshoe

Sanford, North Carolina

During the American Revolution, groups of citizen-soldiers called Whigs or revolutionists...
Jenkins Plantation Museum

Lesage, West Virginia

Jenkins Plantation has survived wars, floods, wind and weather. Since 1835 a large brick...
John Dickinson Plantation

Dover, Delaware

It was January 18, 1740 when Samuel Dickinson, a wealthy Quaker tobacco planter and...
John Marshall House

Richmond, Virginia

This temple-front, four-room plan house with an Adamesque interior has undergone...
Kingsley Plantation

Jacksonville, Florida

The Kingsley Plantation, administered by the National Park Service, is located on Fort...
Laura Plantation

Vacherie, Louisiana

Named by Lonely Planet Travel as the "Best History Tour in the U.S.," the one-...
Magnolia Grove

Greensboro, Alabama

Nationally significant as the boyhood home of Spanish-American War hero and U.S....
Magnolia Mound Plantation

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The plantation house, now surrounded by an urban setting, was once the center of a 900-...
Mary Point Great House And Factory

St. John, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

The Mary Point Great House and Factory, where cotton was cultivated and cattle grazed in...
Monticello

Charlottesville, Virginia

Construction began in 1769 according to Jefferson's first design, which was completed (...
Mordecai Historic Park

Raleigh, North Carolina

While at Mordecai, visitors can tour other historic structures which have been moved to...
Morven Museum & Garden

Princeton, New Jersey

For more than 200 years Morven has played a role in the history of New Jersey and the...
Mount Calvert Historical And Archaeological Park

Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Mount Calvert's rich archaeological and historical resources represent over 8,000 years...
Mount Harmon Plantation

Earleville, Maryland

The main building itself at this 290-acre site is a three-story, five-bay manor house...
Museum Of Appalachia

Clinton, Tennessee

With more than 30 historic log buildings gathered onto 63 acres, which date from the 19th...
Northampton Slave Quarters

Lake Arbor, Maryland

Of the large tobacco plantations of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, Northampton was...
Oak Alley Plantation

Vacherie, Louisiana

The plantation is located on the Mississippi River between the historic Louisiana cities...
Oatlands Plantation

Leesburg, Virginia

Construction of the estate began in 1803 in the Federal style and surprisingly finished...
Pebble Hill Plantation

Thomasville, Georgia

The Main House was built in the 1930s in a Georgian and Greek Revival Architectural...
Poche Plantation

Convent, Louisiana

The Judge Poche Plantation House is significant in the areas of architecture and local...
Poplar Grove Plantation

Wilmington, North Carolina

Opened as a museum in 1980; today the mansion is on the National Register of Historic...
Prestwould Plantation

Clarksville, Virginia

A two-family slave house still stands on the property east of South Boston, and the...
Queen Anne's County Historical Society

Centreville, Maryland

Wright's Chance, c. 1744 (410) 604-2100 119 South Commerce Street Centreville, MD 21617...
Rippavilla Plantation

Spring Hill, Tennessee

The mission of Rippavilla Plantation, Incorporated is to preserve, restore and interpret...
Riversdale House Museum

Riverdale Park, Maryland

This beautifully restored 19th century estate, which offers tours to the public, was home...
San Francisco Plantation House

Garyville, Louisiana

The opulent San Francisco Plantation House is a galleried house in the Creole manner that...
Scotchtown

Beaverdam, Virginia

Charles Chiswell obtained 9,976 acres on what was then the western part of New Kent...
Sherwood Forest Plantation

Charles City, Virginia

The plantation, first recorded in a 1616 land grant, was originally known as Smith's...
Shirley Plantation

Charles City, Virginia

Shirley Plantation is Virginia's first plantation and one of the first economic engines...
Smith's Fort Plantation

Surry, Virginia

Nestled on the south side of the James River, Smith's Fort Plantation offers a quiet...
Somerset Place

Creswell, North Carolina

Somerset Place is a representative state historic site offering a comprehensive and...
Sotterley Plantation

Hollywood, Maryland

The oldest remaining Tidewater plantation, Sotterley is now a National Historic Landmark...
South Carolina National Heritage Corridor

Edgefield, South Carolina

From Table Rock Mountain to the wharves of McClellanville, the Heritage Corridor is a...
St. Clement's Island Potomac River Museum

Colton's Point, Maryland

This museum overlooks and focuses on the history of St. Clement's Island, Maryland's...
Stratford Hall Plantation

Stratford, Virginia

Stratford Hall is one of the great houses of American history. Its magnificent setting on...
Torreya State Park

Bristol, Florida

This expansive and verdant state park features an opulent plantation including Civil War-...
Travellers Rest Plantation And Museum

Nashville, Tennessee

For over fifty years, Travellers Rest has been an integral part in the Nashville and...
Tuckahoe Plantation

Richmond, Virginia

A home to the Randolph family and working farm for nearly 300 years, this plantation was...
Waveland

Lexington, Kentucky

Waveland is considered one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in...
Wright’s Chance/Queen Anne’s County Historical Society

Centreville, Maryland

Dating back to the 1700s, Wright's Chance is a Colonial period plantation house. Records...