Melrose, LA 71452
Discover the two-hundred year history of beautiful Melrose Plantation. The birth of a slave, Marie Therese Coincoin and her ten Franco-African children with Claude Thomas Pierre Metoyer became the legacy of the Isle Brevelle Creole community.
Explore the early 20th century Melrose artists retreat founded by Cammie Henry and follow the discovery of Clementine Hunter as she emerged as Louisiana's most celebrated primitive artist. Her work is on display including her popular African House Murals.