ON THE AMERICAN QUEEN AT HOUMAS HOUSE March 1st 2013 HOUMAS HOUSE FRIDAY - The Houmas House, “The Sugar Palace” is the last stop on the cruise. The house has evolved since the first building in the 1770s and the present mansion in the late 1820s. The 32 acre estate has 450 year old oak trees and beautiful gardens with abundant fountains and statuary.
The house now is home to a fine dining restaurant and adjacent buildings house a café and la ... read more
North America » United States » Louisiana » Baton Rouge 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