San Francisco Plantation
Property DescriptionOnly 40-minutes from downtown Baton Rouge stands the most distinctive and authentically restored 'great house' in color and design in Louisiana with five hand painted mural ceilings, faux marble and bois wood graining, and includes one of the finest collections within the U.S. Built in 1856, by Edmond Marmillion in Old Louisiana Colonial-Steamboat Gothic Style, this National Landmark offers a museum store, 1830's Slave Cabin, and1840's one-room Schoolhouse nestled under 300 year old Live Oaks. Opened daily for tours with period dressed guides sharing the French and German heritage of the family, slaves and civil war. 'Best Historic Plantation Tour in Louisiana' says E. R. Troha.
Tours begin daily at 9:30 / last tour at 4:40. Tours begin every 20 minutes daily and one of our period dressed guides will captivate your attention through a 45 minute tour of all 14 rooms of the plantation + schoolhouse + slave cabins.
From New Orleans: Take I-10 West. Exit 206-.Belle Terre exit. At the end of Belle Terre turn right on to US 61-. About -7- miles on US 61- you will take left on Hwy. 637 (LA Machinery on the corner). Dead into the levee and take right on Hwy. 44, River Road and Plantation is 2 miles down & Plantation on right. From Baton Rouge: Take I-10 East to Exit 194 in Lutcher. Straight to the light, when you approach the light get in the left lane... turn left on US 61. Getting to Garyville, look for Mickey D’s and take right on Hwy. 54. Dead into the levee and take left on Hwy. 44, River Road and travel 2 miles down & Plantation on left. Visit this exceptional example of southern grandeur and exquisite architectural design, on the banks of the MS River.