Thursday, February 12, 2015

4 Most Popular New Orleans Plantations Featured in Film

New Orleans, Louisiana is home to some of the most spectacular displays of art, architecture, and design the modern world has to offer. Paired with a stunning countryside, one part rolling hills and one part swampland, the scenic beauty of the "Crescent City" is unmistakable. Perhaps the most intriguing element of the New Orleans is the historic "Plantation Country". Situated west of the city along the Mighty Mississippi River, Plantation Country is home to some of the nation's only remaining pre-industrial Plantation estates. Revered for their beauty, elegance, and historical value, these properties have become key destinations for travelers, historians, and perhaps most interestingly, the film industry. Dozens of popular films have been shot utilizing the sights and sounds of the Plantation's for both historical legitimacy and down-home elegance. Below I have compiled a list of the 4 Most Popular New Orleans Plantations Featured in Film! Discover if any of your favorite pictures were filmed at one of these four Plantation homes! (read more...)