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Address: 2646 Hwy. 44 (River Road), Garyville, LA 70051-0950
Phone Number: 985-535-2341
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Beautiful Creole Plantation

This beautiful example of a Creole plantation looks likes a land riverboat. With the change of the river and the building of the levee, the plantation sits almost on top of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Hortman55
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Louisiana
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Louisiana
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149 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This beautiful example of a Creole plantation looks likes a land riverboat. With the change of the river and the building of the levee, the plantation sits almost on top of the river road and the levee that protects it. After being run down for years, the place was purchased by Marathon Company (you can see the plant right next... More 

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Oklahoma City
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211 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stopped to see this plantation - it was a bit out of the way from our trip travel, but we'd been impressed by the other plantations and thought this one might be really different - it was - we didn't even go in - it appeared to be too commercialized and there was no one around to assist us in... More 

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Lovelock, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour was pretty good. The plantation is beautiful. It is not as big as other plantations such as Oak Alley, so it is not as busy. I would have liked to take photos inside the plantation, but it is not allowed, only the exterior. All in all it was a good tour.

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Gause, TX
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186 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a unique plantation home with a good story. We enjoyed seeing it, but it sure could have been a lot better. Parking was ample, but you had to walk all the way across the grounds (quite a hike) to the gift shop to pay the entrance fee. There was parking right at the store, but we were told... More 

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USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited several plantations in this area over the years. This one has fabulous hand painted ceilings and woodwork in some of the rooms. It also has an interesting copper freestanding shower set up we had never seen. And of course the twin rain reservoirs that make the house quite an architectural oddity. The tour is very nice, and... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It looks a lot bigger (at least in my opinion) in photos than it actually is. The house itself is beautiful (esp compared to other plantation in the area) due to its very different color scheme and architecture. The inside tour was okay, nothing inside that I was super interested in.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This plantation manorhouse is approx'ly 35 miles west of New Orleans and makes for a nice excursion. The house is well restored, with several rather impressive painted ceilings. The guided tour gives one a good idea of the rather opulent lifestyle of a plantation-owning family. It is worth a visit.

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Richton, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My 13-year-old daughter and I made the San Francisco Plantation part of our day trip, and I'm so glad we did. The house was beautiful, and our guide, Ja'Bria, was very knowledgeable and extremely sweet! She made this our favorite stop of the day.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Waited my whole life to tour this plantation. There were only 2 original items in the house in the wine cellar and some period pieces. Tour Guide was horrible. She never smiled, was loud and repeated the same information several times throughout the tour. The staff member in the gift shop never smiled, and there were very limited items in... More 

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Kingsburg, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

marathon oil owns the San Francisco Plantation and is preserving it. That almost excuses the huge refinery that drawfs the plantation. Still the house is very beautiful and is well decorated. Interesting tour as well.

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