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Laura's Great Grandparents

This was really the start of women running the plantation, her Great Grandfather murdered a man in a duel and had to leave France but went to America and in return for his service during the Revolution he was awarded land but died before the house was completed
Laura Plantation

February 22nd 2011
Like Kingsley Plantation, this plantation interested me because it was run by four generations of women which wasn't common in the 1800s but there is so much more to learn about over here. For those interested in Brer Rabbit, it is thought that the original tales of Compere Lapin originated at this house among the slaves that worked here. It is one of the only plantations that has original woo ... read more
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