Plantation house


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Plantation house

The principal house of a southern plantation on which cash crops were cultivated; typically two stories with very tall windows, with a veranda across the entire front facade, supported by two-story columns.

plantation house

plantation house: Drayton Hall, South Carolina
The principal house of a plantation in the antebellum American South, typically having many of the following characteristics: two stories; a projecting two-story portico with Classic columns and a recessed central bay; thick brick walls at ground level (often stuccoed);
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Those papers documented life on the Foscue Plantation prior to the 1824 plantation house, which is now restored and open to the public on Thursdays.
Rock Bar is a popular spot, and even if they never discover the fine dining and walk-in wine cellar of the Plantation House, the Mediterranean tapas of the Pool Bar, seafood grill at Beach Bar or Asian delicacies of Seagrass Restaurant, guests always discover this idyllic, vertiginous watering hole.
Many of the inmate trusties working in the warden's plantation house had been convicted of murder.
Visitors can view the slave quarters, plantation house, kitchen house, barn, waterfront, and an interpretive garden where plantation-era crops are cultivated seasonally.
Other exhibits include natural history; early Amerindian inhabitants; military, town and country life; a partial interior of an 18th century plantation house, and rare historical maps.
Her case studies include Alexander Parris's Wickham House, the New Bern Jail, the Hayes Plantation House, and beach cottages of Old Nags Head, and she considers the influence of women and politics in the construction of memorials to the confederacy in nineteenth-century Raleigh and the ways the south rebuilt its past from 1885 to 1915 in monumental buildings.
99) tells of a hidden necklace and an old plantation house.
It takes place in a creepy plantation house in a gloomy Louisiana backwater during a very, very rainy season.
We are burning the darkies' livelihood," thinks one officer as his troops set fire to a plantation house.
A HOT summer night in a plantation house on the Mississippi Delta and the only thing more oppressive than the heat is the emotional storms raging within the four walls.
The next day he does a little discrete investigation of the woman who lives next to the Coffin Point plantation house.
When she spots a newspaper advert for a live-in caretaker at an isolated plantation house deep in the atmospheric Louisiana delta, Caroline sets up an interview.