Life on the River April 25th 2011 Today was another day spent in plantation country.
I got to see both ends of plantation tours here, with historical accuracy in one and fantasy in the other, along with both Anglo and Creole cultures.
The first plantation was Nottoway.
Remember that I stayed here last night.
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North America » United States » Louisiana » Vacherie Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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