Built in 1859, this was the largest sugar plantation in the region. 7,100 acres and about 200 field and house slaves. The house has 64 rooms but only three bathrooms. The ground floor was open for viewing and they demonstrated some ballroom dancing with six dancers in period costume. Surprisingly, since 1985 it has been owned by an Australian - Paul Ramsay, CEO of Ramsay Health Care and Prime Television.
North America » United States » Louisiana » White Castle 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