The History of the Antebellum Plantation-Style Home

The History of the Antebellum Plantation-Style Home

This is Albania,  artist Hunt Slonem’s circa-1850 plantation house situated deep in the Louisiana bayou. - Photo: Marco Ricca and Colleen Duffley

Chic Southern Abode-This is Albania, artist Hunt Slonem’s plantation house situated deep in the Louisiana bayou. - Photo: Marco Ricca and Colleen Duffley

Nottoway Plantation, also known as Nottoway Plantation House is located in White Castle, Louisiana. This home was completed in 1859 for the John Hampton Randolph family. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

Nottoway Plantation, also known as Nottoway Plantation House is located in White Castle, Louisiana. This home was completed in 1859 for the John Hampton Randolph family. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in DREAM HOUSE!

Oh my Gosh I absolutely love this!! This is literally my dream home! of course i would have a porch swing to;)

A Southern home with wrap around porch. I could imagine myself sitting out on the porch at night, listening to the night sounds in the summer time.

southern plantations - Bing Images

Southern Plantation Style - houses originating from the south with many porches/balconies and pillars. Also, has a long driveway leading to the house from the road

Plantation home with a wrap around porch! BEAUTIFUL! My dream home!!!

An old southern Plantation home with a wrap around porch! With an orchard in front, long driveway and sweeping staircase!

Originally built in 1840 on a Georgia plantation known as Devil's Half Acre, outside of Macon, this  mansion was moved in 1864, at the height of the Civil War, "17 miles away by ox cart," to its current location. Despite the hurried relocation, the house has survived another century and a half in remarkable condition, and is listed for $1.5M.

Historic Georgia Mansion, Moved During Civil War, Asks $1.5M

Historic Virgina home restored by Allan Greenberg with interiors designed by Amelia Handegan.

House Tour: A Historic Restoration in Virginia

is a Southern home with a grand veranda. (Historic Virgina home restored by Allan Greenberg with interiors designed by Amelia Handegan.

W.B. Hart house (c 1902). Tarboro, NC is full of beautiful old homes. Go there on a tour if you can. I did last fall & saw wonderful things!

I love a big porch like this! Hart house (c Tarboro, NC is full of beautiful old homes. I did last fall & saw wonderful things!

plantation style porch

Wowzers, this is the perfect Staggered wall with dark wood flooring for the porch, and southern style columns. Great floor to ceiling windows for each room as well. Perfect start to a wrap around porch.

Albania Plantation, Jeanerette, LA, where my great-grandmother lived.

SWEET INSPIRATION: FORMER SUGAR PLANTATION GETS A TASTEFUL REMAKE

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