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Roebuck Plantation Blueberry Farm in Sidon, MIssissippi

Crumptonia Plantation This home was built in 1855 by Claudius M. Cochran. It now sits empty.

louisiana : evergreen plantation edgard

Nottaway Plantation in Louisiana. It's the largest remaining antebellum plantation house in the South.

Phantoms of Goat Castle - Natchez, Mississippi: In the 1890s in Natchez, Mississippi, in the an upper class neighborhood lived a couple named Dick and Octavia. They became friends with another couple and got along well. That is, until at one point, things drastically went wrong. Read the full story>>

Abandoned Ante-Bellum Plantation House, Vicksburg, Mississippi

Nottaway Plantation, only plantation in the area along the MIssissippi River that was left totally untouched during the Civil War.

Middleton Plantation, Charleston. This home captures genteel life in the early 1700s. It sits on the shore of the Ashley River near Charleston. The furnishings are beautiful.

Waverly, Bains, West Feliciana Parish, LA

Mount Airy -- St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana. The house and outbuildings were demolished about 1954 to make way for a Kaiser Aluminum plant.

1938. Iberville Parish, Louisiana. "Belle Grove. Vicinity of White Castle. Greek Revival mansion of 75 rooms. Built 1857 by John Andrews, who sold it to Stone Ware. Occupied by Ware family until circa 1913." What was left of Belle Grove, reputedly the largest plantation house in the South, burned to the ground in 1952.

Louisiana Creole-style plantation house.

Beaufort, South Carolina. Robert Barnwell Rhett's residence. It was created between 1861 and 1865.

Houmas House Plantation, River Road, Louisiana, Ascention Parish, circa late 1700's

McRaven is considered the most haunted house in Mississippi. It was built in 1797 by a highway bandit named Andrew Glass, who died in his room after being shot. One of the first ghosts seen there is that of a Confederate soldier who died there in 1886 when it was briefly used as a hospital. He appears in the parlor and on the front porch. Other ghosts from past residents dating as far back as Glass have also been seen. Activity includes physical attacks, flickering lights and slamming doors.

Ghost stories like the one about Le Beau House in Arabi (across the river from New Orleans), an abandoned sugar plantation.Francoise Barthelemy LeBeau bought the land in 1851. The house was finished in 1854. For about 50 years it stayed in the LaBeau family. They had a history of mistreating their slaves to the point of death and burying them in adjoining fields. The deceased slaves came back and one by one, the LaBeau family went insane. Two members hanged themselves on the second floor.

Greene County, Georgia, circa 1936. "Ruined house, Penfield vicinity."

Savannah, Georgia. United States barracks. Date Created/Published: 1865.

1938. Iberville Parish, Louisiana. "Belle Grove." The rear of the mansion. 8x10 inch safety negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston.

Greene County, Georgia, circa 1936. "Ruined house, Penfield vicinity." by Frances Benjamin Johnston. (Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)

Savannah, Georgia. Meldrim house, General Sherman's headquarters

The Goode Mansion, 1939. Alabama

The Trepagnier Plantation was expropriated, along with several others, by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers to build the Bonnet Carre' Spillway. Per Frances E. Johnson, the Photographer – 1938 "St. Charles Parish, Louisiana. 'The Rookery', Trepagnier House. Norco vicinity. Abandoned plantation house

Assumption Parish, Louisiana, 1938. “Woodlawn Plantation This is in a book I have, "Lost Plantations of the South"... I'm so in love with it and so sad it is no longer standing :(

Woodlawn Plantation Belle Chase Louisiana 1935