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Beyond the History Books Spring Lecture Series 2017

March 6, 2017 news

Please join us Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 6:30 pm for our first spring 2017 Beyond the History Books Lecture Series located at the St. Charles Parish East Regional Library, 160 W Campus Dr., Destrehan, La.   Patrick McCarty, Curator with … Read More »

We are open February 25th, 26th and 27th 2017. We will be closed Mardi Gras Day, February 28, 2017.

February 24, 2017 news

The plantation is open for tours this weekend Saturday, February 25th and Sunday, February 26th, 2017 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. We are also open for Lundi Gras, Monday February 27, 2017 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. We are closed Mardi Gras Day, February 2… Read More »

We are open for Presidents' Day

February 20, 2017 news

We are open for tours on Presidents' Day from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Our tours leave every thirty minutes, on the hour and every half-hour. We look forward to seeing you! Read More »

Beyond The History Books Lecture Series Spring 2017

February 8, 2017 news

Destrehan Plantation, Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans and St. Charles Parish Regional Library are proud to sponsor this lecture series addressing history that has been overlooked in the classroom humanities. Beyond the History Books is open to t… Read More »

Mardi Gras Schedule 2017

January 2, 2017 news

Hope all of you had a wonderful New Year! If you are visiting New Orleans for the Mardi Gras, please stop by Destrehan Plantation and do a tour. We are only 25 minutes away from downtown New Orleans. Our plantation will be open the weekend before Mar… Read More »

Happy Holidays from Destrehan Plantation

December 19, 2016 news

Hello All,  the plantation is closed Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24th and Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25, 2016. We are also closed for New Years Day, Sunday, January 1, 2017.  From the Destrehan Plantation Family to yours, Merry C… Read More »

Thanksgiving Holiday

November 17, 2016 news

The plantation is closed for Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 24, 2016 and will resume normal business hours Friday, November 25, 2016. May you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving!   Read More »

Good News!

October 11, 2016 news

It is with great pride that I announce our purchase of over eight (8) acres of property adjacent to the Destrehan Plantation site. This acquisition allows future expansion of our site and dedicated parking areas for our Fall Festival and other commun… Read More »

Holiday Gala - December 3, 2016

September 19, 2016 news

The River Road Historical Society will hold its first Holiday Gala on the front lawn of Destrehan Plantation on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event will feature food by local restaurants, businesses and individua… Read More »

Beyond the History Books - Lecture Series #3

August 30, 2016 news

Jari Christopher Honora, B.A., Historian/Genealogist presents Legacy of New Orleans Free People of Color, Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Charles Parish East Regional Library located on 160 W. Campus, Dr. in Destrehan, Louisiana. … Read More »

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