Melrose Plantation

3533 Hwy 119, Natchitoches, LA 71452
318-379-0055 | 318-352-7677

Property Description

1742 with Marie Therese Coincoin, a slave of African decent, who had ten children during a nineteen year relationship with Frenchman Claude Thomas Pierre Metoyer. Louis Metoyer, his son, received an 800 acre Spanish land grant in 1796 on what would become Melrose Plantation.

A National Historic Landmark, Melrose Plantation has nine historic and a collection of work by world famous African American folk artist Clementine Hunter is available for viewing including her popular African House Murals.