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Oak Alley Plantation [slide]

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Creator:
Van Altena, Edward
Roman, Alexander, Gov
Stewart, Andrew, Mrs
Bon Sejour
Physical description:
1 slide: col
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, Louisiana, St. James Parish, Vacherie
Louisiana
Vacherie
Oak Alley Plantation (La.)
Date:
1930
Notes:
Oak Allee lies in the "Sugar Bowl of Louisiana, fifty-eight miles above New Orleans. The original owner was Alexander Roman, second governor of Louisiana. The house, of the Greek revival type has 28 Doric columns and is shaded by magnificent live oaks. An avenue of 28 live oaks extends from the porch to the river, the largest tree 21 feet in diameter. The estate is now owned by Mrs. Andrew Stewart who has restored the entire grounds, adding many well chosen plants, groves of oranges, of bananas, an avenue of bamboos and a garden of flowering shrubs surrounded by a hedge of yuccas.
Topic:
Summer
Trees
Oak
Allées
Driveways
Loggias
People
Houses
Local number:
LA002002
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens
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