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Southern Plantation Homes

Based on the gracious antebellum manors of the deep south, Plantation house plans reflect a combination of rural practicality & Neoclassical, Greek Revival, & Italianate styles. The very picture of southern hospitality, Plantation style house plans welcome visitors with soaring columned porches & galleries that may extend across the front or wrap around all four sides of the home. Tall French windows swing in to let breezes cool the interior, while wooden shutters filter the southern sunlight.

Southern Plantation Homes

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Home of C. S. Butterfield and family in 1912 in Brookhaven, Mississippi.

Woodlawn Plantation, 1929. Terrebone Parish

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Hermitage Plantation, built c.1820, near Savannah, Georgia. During the Civil War the Hermitage was ransacked but not destroyed. The site never regained the prominence that it had once enjoyed. Henry McAlpin's descendants attempted to restore the house & returned to the Hermitage in 1894. This photograph was taken in the early 20th century. [From Savannah River Plantations by Frank T. Wheeler]

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The house was built in 1824 in the heart of Georgia plantation country, just a few miles away from the Ponder House. James Harris, Casulon’s builder, owned over a hundred slaves and thousands of acres, and eventually added Greek columns to the house to show for it. Somehow Casulon made it through the Civil War unscathed, and in 1883 it was the setting for the wedding of Harris’ daughter Susie and the governor of Georgia. Newspapers across the state talked up the home’s grandeur and charm, ...

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The Wesley Plattenburg House, currently owned by the Selma-Dallas County Historical Society which hopes to preserve it, was built in 1842 for Wesley Plattenburg, who came to Selma from Maryland to be a tailor and merchant. He eventually served on the city council. Once part of a vast estate, the combination Greek Revival and Italianate manor is set on a corner lot in town

Abandoned Plantation House in Va- It is shocking is how many abandonments can be found in a country like the United States of America. The desertion of some of these speaks to changes in American society, such as the abandonment of military bases or the neglect for former psychiatric institutions.

Saunders Hall near Town Creek, Alabama ca. 1830

Rosemount Plantation, Forkland Alabama (1832) Known as "The Grand Mansion of Alabama" it is considered one of the finest examples of pure Greek Revival antebellum architecture in the state. The house was restored in 2005 but currently sits abandoned.

Glencairn Plantation, Greensboro, Alabama. This home was built by a great great grandfather

Glencairn Plantation, Greensboro, Alabama

Glen Leven Farm is a 65-acre farm established through a Revolutionary War land grant to Thomas Thompson (1759-1837). One of the original settlers of Nashville, Tennessee, Thompson registered grant in 1790 & built a blockhouse. His son John Thompson (1793-1876) expanded the plantation to approximately 950 acres & in 1857 built the Federal-style house with Greek Revival details still standing today. The Glen Leven estate is the largest piece of Nashville’s Civil War battlefield still intact

Abandoned Plantation House in Va

Stone Plantation - Montgomery, Alabama

Stone Plantation - Montgomery, Alabama

Uniontown, Alabama

Warren Stone Plantation, Old Selma Road, Montgomery, Al

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A former grand plantation home that's lost its glory.

  • Annette Dunckel
    Annette Dunckel

    Of days gone by,so sad

  • Kimberly Zemke
    Kimberly Zemke

    wonder where it is? the old girl is still beautiful

Youpon Plantation, Canton Bend, Al

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Plantation House, Burnside, Louisiana, Walker Evans, 1935


Forks of Cypress plantation Florence, AL

St. Emma, Donaldsonville, Assumption Parish, Louisiana

St. Emma, Donaldsonville, Assumption Parish, Louisiana

Southern mansion in the 1930s.

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Mon Coeur Plantation, 7739 False River Drive, Oscar, Louisiana, Pointe Coupee Parish