A Louisiana Legacy


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 »

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 »

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 »

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