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3533 Hwy 119,
Melrose, LA 71452
318-379-0055
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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.

Directions

Just South of Natchitoches

Melrose Big Hose
Melrose Big Hose
Amenities
Category
  • Plantation
Designations
  • National Register of Historic Places
Discounts
  • Group Discount
  • Student Discount
Facility Amenities
  • Bus Parking
General Information
  • Open Year-Round
Guest Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Meeting/Tour groups welcome
Payment Options
  • Cash
  • MasterCard
  • Personal Checks
  • Visa
Suitable for Ages
  • Adults (18+)
  • All Ages
  • Kids (5-8)
  • Seniors (55+)
  • Teens (13-18)
  • Tweens (9-12)