Louisiana's Plantation Homes

LAURA            NOTTOWAY            MYRTLES

 Nottoway Plantation as viewed from the levee

John Randolph built Nottoway in 1857

From the front porch you can see the Mississippi River

 

Nottoway is the largest existing plantation

and featured running water and bathrooms on each floor.

 

Nottoway was the centerpiece of a 7,000 acre sugarcane plantation.

 

The Grand White Ballroom

The music room of Nottoway

 

John Randolph's bedroom

Another Nottoway bedroom

Nottoway features more than 350 windows and doors.

Mr. Randolph had eight daughters.