The Myrtles Plantation

 

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  • 218 year old National Register home built by General David Bradford, also known as "Whiskey Dave".
  • Guided History and Mystery Tours offered daily.
  • Full Service Restaurant - Casual or elegant dining in The Carriage House Restaurant.
  • 11 Bed and Breakfast Rooms.
  • Wedding and reception facilities.
  • Experience antebellum spendor in "One of America's Most Haunted Homes".

The Myrtles Plantation, circa 1796, invites you to step into the past to experience antebellum splendor. You will see fine antiques and architectural treasures of the South and discover why The Myrtles has been called one of "America's Most Haunted Homes".

The Myrtles has been featured in New York Times, Forbes, Gourmet, Veranda, Travel and Leisure, Country Inns, Colonial Homes, Delta SKY and on the Oprah Show, A & E, the History Channel, The Travel Channel, The Learning Channel, National Geographic Explorer, and GOOD MORNING AMERICA. It was also featured in The Haunting of Louisiana.

The history of the South will always provide us with tales of romance and mystery. The saga of the Antebellum South and a lifestyle that will never be forgotten lives on at this grand mansion. A first glimpse of the mansion with its magnificent double dormers and lacy grillwork of the 120-foot veranda envelopes one with a complete sense of peace and tranquility.

  • Historical tours are conducted daily from 9am - 5pm.
  • Mystery tours are conducted on Friday and Saturday evenings.
  • All bed and breakfast reservations include a complimentary tour of this National History Register home filled with hand painted stained glass, open pierced plaster frieze work, Aubusson tapestries, Baccarat crystal chandeliers, Carrera marble mantles and gold leafed French furnishings. Guided tours include the history, the architectural significance, and the enchanting stories of mystery and intrigue.

Relax in the giant rockers on the 120-foot veranda or stroll through the lush ten acres filled with majestic live oaks. The 5000 square foot old brick courtyard is the perfect place to unwind before enjoying a delicious candlelight dinner at The Carriage House Restaurant.


As John James Audubon did, experience St. Francisville - a Treasure to Discover.

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a view from the front veranda...

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a view of a pink crepe myrtle on the courtyard...

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The ghost of Chloe, "hanging" around, harmlessly haunting tourists...


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