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The History of the Antebellum Plantation-Style Home

The History of the Antebellum Plantation-Style Home

This is Albania,  artist Hunt Slonem’s circa-1850 plantation house situated deep in the Louisiana bayou. - Photo: Marco Ricca and Colleen Duffley

Chic Southern Abode-This is Albania, artist Hunt Slonem’s plantation house situated deep in the Louisiana bayou. - Photo: Marco Ricca and Colleen Duffley

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Southern Plantation Style - houses originating from the south with many porches/balconies and pillars. Also, has a long driveway leading to the house from the road

Originally built in 1840 on a Georgia plantation known as Devil's Half Acre, outside of Macon, this  mansion was moved in 1864, at the height of the Civil War, "17 miles away by ox cart," to its current location. Despite the hurried relocation, the house has survived another century and a half in remarkable condition, and is listed for $1.5M.

Historic Georgia Mansion, Moved During Civil War, Asks $1.5M

Nottoway Plantation, also known as Nottoway Plantation House is located in White Castle, Louisiana. This home was completed in 1859 for the John Hampton Randolph family. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

Nottoway Plantation, also known as Nottoway Plantation House is located in White Castle, Louisiana. This home was completed in 1859 for the John Hampton Randolph family. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in DREAM HOUSE!

W.B. Hart house (c 1902). Tarboro, NC is full of beautiful old homes. Go there on a tour if you can. I did last fall & saw wonderful things!

I love a big porch like this! Hart house (c Tarboro, NC is full of beautiful old homes. I did last fall & saw wonderful things!

Just 18 miles south of Savannah, Georgia is the desirable area of Richmond Hill, Georgia - home to The Ford Plantation. Description from southeastdiscovery.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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Historic Virgina home restored by Allan Greenberg with interiors designed by Amelia Handegan.

House Tour: A Historic Restoration in Virginia

is a Southern home with a grand veranda. (Historic Virgina home restored by Allan Greenberg with interiors designed by Amelia Handegan.

Oh my Gosh I absolutely love this!! This is literally my dream home! of course i would have a porch swing to;)

A Southern home with wrap around porch. I could imagine myself sitting out on the porch at night, listening to the night sounds in the summer time.