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Oak Alley Plantation was completed in 1841 and is famous for the 'oak tree alley' leading to the front of the house. Francois Gabriel 'Valcour' Aime acquired this property and sold it to his brother-in-law Jacques Telesphore in 1836. (See more Aime plantations further down on this page.) This is one of the 'commercialized' plantations that will not let you take pictures inside the house- only of the grounds. (They do sell books that you can purchase of interior photographs.) They do allow photog
Oak trees lining the Audubon Park - New Orleans - When I wrote the storm scene in Enticed by Blood where Juliette and Andre had to abandon their car and walk to the old hotel, these are the trees that lined the road.