A Louisiana Legacy


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 »

The Plantation is Open for Labor Day, September 5, 2016

August 24, 2016 news

Hello All, The plantation is open for Labor Day, September 5, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Read More »

Fortunately, there was no flooding here at the plantation. Destrehan Plantation is open for tours.

August 16, 2016 news

Thank you to everyone who has inquired about the flooding. We appreciate your calls and kind words. Destrehan Plantation remains dry, and we are open for tours. However, our thoughts and prayers are with those throughout South Louisiana affected by f… Read More »

2016 Beyond the History Books lecture series - Lecture #1, Wednesday, August 3, 2016

August 1, 2016 news

Please join Destrehan Plantation, LeMusee de f.p.c. and St. Charles Parish Library as we kick off the 2016 Beyond the History Books lecture series. All lectures are free of charge and take place in the large meeting room of the St. Charles Parish Eas… Read More »

Fourth of July - We are open for tours!

June 23, 2016 news

Hello All, the plantation is open for tours Monday, July 4, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Read More »

Memorial Day - We are open for tours!

May 27, 2016 news

The plantation is open for Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The last tour leaves at 4:00 p.m. and the grounds close at 5:00 p.m. Read More »


May 19, 2016 news

The River Road (Hwy. 48) will be closed east of us by the Bunge North America Grain Refinery from Saturday, May 21, 2016, starting at 6:00 a.m. until Sunday, May 22, 2016, 6:00 p.m. Those of you coming from New Orleans should take I-10 West to I-310 … Read More »

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