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Rosedown Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana

Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site is located in St. Francisville, Louisiana.

Rosedown Plantation is a beautiful state historic site in St. Francisville, Louisiana.

Once a working cotton plantation that encompassed around 3,455 acres, the farm is best remembered today for its remarkable antebellum mansion and beautiful gardens.

The home was built in 1834-1835 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005. It and the gardens were beautifully restored and now form the centerpiece of Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site.

The park is open to the public daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day). Guided tours begin on the hour with the day’s last tour starting at 4 p.m.

Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors (62+) and $6 for students (4-17). Kids under 3 and under are admitted for free.

Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site
12501 Highway 10
St. Francisville, Louisiana 70775
1-888-376-1867 or 1-225-635-3332.
Visit the official website for more information.




Great Oaks Mansion to become public?

Has a group of local preservationists succeeded in their effort to save one of Florida last remaining antebellum mansions? Here’s the full story from Two Egg TV:

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Great Oaks mansion in historic Greenwood, Florida.
Great Oaks mansion in historic Greenwood, Florida.