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    • Belle Helene Plantation Home

    • Historic buildings
    • Belle Helene. Construction on the house began in 1840, and completed by 1842. It was first named "Ashland" after U.S. statesman Henry Clay's plantation in Kentucky. In March 1889, the estate sold to George B. Reuss, an Ascension Parish planter....
    • Belle Helene,  Plantation Portico

    • Historic buildings
    • Portico at Belle Helene. Construction on the house began in 1840, and completed by 1842 Duncan F. Kenner. In March 1889, the estate sold to George B. Reuss, an Ascension Parish planter who renamed the plantation to "Belle Helene" from Ashland for...
    • Old State Capitol

    • Historic buildings
    • Louisiana's Old State Capitol. 100 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge. The Gothic Revival building was designed by architect James Harrison Dakin and constructed was completed in 1849.
    • Stewart-Dougherty House

    • Historic buildings
    • Stewart-Dougherty House 741 North St. Built ca. 1850 A Greek Revival townhouse was used as headquarters for Confederate troops and then as a hospital for Federal forces.
    • Asphodel Plantation

    • Historic buildings
    • Asphodel Plantation, a Greek Revival structure was built ca. 1820 by Benjamin and Carolyn Kendrick. The name is the Greek word for daffodil or narcissus.
    • Afton Villa Front Portico

    • Historic buildings, Afton Villa Gardens (Saint Francisville, La.)
    • Afton Villa front portico. The 40 room Gothic Revival mansion was built in 1849 by David Barrow and his second wife Susan Woodfork and took 8 years to complete. It was destroyed by fire in 1963. 100.5
    • Afton Villa China Closet

    • Historic buildings, Afton Villa Gardens (Saint Francisville, La.)
    • Afton Villa china closet. The 40 room Gothic Revival mansion was built in 1849 by David Barrow and his second wife Susan Woodfork and took 8 years to complete. It was destroyed by fire in 1963. 100.08
    • Afton Villa Porch Window

    • Historic buildings, Afton Villa Gardens (Saint Francisville, La.)
    • Afton Villa sun porch window. The 40 room Gothic Revival mansion was built in 1849 by David Barrow and his second wife Susan Woodfork and took 8 years to complete. It was destroyed by fire in 1963. 100.09
    • Afton Villa, Front View

    • Historic buildings, Afton Villa Gardens (Saint Francisville, La.)
    • Afton Villa front view. The 40 room Gothic Revival mansion was built in 1849 by David Barrow and his second wife Susan Woodfork and took 8 years to complete. It was destroyed by fire in 1963. Date: 8-8-25. Photography by Ewing 100.08
    • Afton Villa Turrett

    • Historic buildings, Afton Villa Gardens (Saint Francisville, La.)
    • Afton Villa view of turret. The 40 room Gothic Revival mansion was built in 1849 by David Barrow and his second wife Susan Woodfork and took 8 years to complete. It was destroyed by fire in 1963. 100.08
    • Warden's House

    • Historic buildings, Louisiana State Penitentiary
    • Warden's House, 701 Laurel St., built ca. 1840. Originally housed the prison store, the clerk and his family, later various prison officials occupied it when the Louisiana State Penitentiary was in Baton Rouge. Constructed in the Classical Revival...
    • Warden's House Door

    • Historic buildings, Louisiana State Penitientiary
    • Warden's House door, 701 Laurel St., built ca. 1840. Originally housed the prison store, the clerk and his family, later various prison officials occupied it when the Louisiana State Penitentiary was in Baton Rouge. Constructed in the Classical...

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