Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, LA near Baton Rouge, LA
The Myrtle Plantation located in St Francisville, LA is a place where visitors can find a piece of the areas history preserved.
The plantation was built back in sometime around 1796 and gives those visiting the vast estate get a chance to relive a time gone by.
Located just 26 miles North of Baton Rouge, and 98 miles Northwest of New Orleans the Myrtles Plantation sits on several acres of land nestled under majestic oak trees that are almost as old as the plantation itself. The front of the plantation features a large 12s-foot verandah and hand painted stain glass windows. The inside of the house features hand-carved crown molding, marble fireplace mantles, and a gorgeous Baccarat crystal chandelier. The French furnishings are also of the home are also from the period and feature gold leaf accents.
Legend has it that there is a ghost within the plantation that continue to reside there. There have been reports of a sighting of a young black slave girl who has been named Chloe being reported there. Whether the story is true or not it has sparked more interest in the plantation over the year. In fact, one of the events at the plantation is the Evening Mystery Tour which takes place every Friday and Saturday. Also, those who are curious and would like to explore the possibility further or just take in more of the splendor of Myrtles Plantation there are guest accommodations for individuals to stay overnight.
Individuals have a choice when visiting the Myrtles Plantation they can take on of the detailed guided tours or they can tour the place themselves. There are also private tours that can be set up in advance to see the Myrtles Plantation for themselves. You'll find a variety of things to do nearby for your trip.
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