• Photo taken at Melrose Plantation by Drew G. on 12/4/2016
  • Photo taken at Melrose Plantation by Jonathan P. on 2/22/2015
  • Photo taken at Melrose Plantation by Samuel Nathan D. on 10/12/2013
  • Photo taken at Melrose Plantation by Marion H. on 10/13/2012
  • Photo taken at Melrose Plantation by Marion H. on 10/13/2012
  • Photo taken at Melrose Plantation by Marion H. on 10/13/2012
  • Photo taken at Melrose Plantation by Marion H. on 10/13/2012
  • Photo taken at Melrose Plantation by Allison M. on 6/29/2012
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  • Photo taken at Melrose Plantation by Kim M. on 10/29/2011
  • Photo taken at Melrose Plantation by Kim M. on 10/29/2011

Melrose Plantation

History Museum and Historic Site
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  • BET
    BETJanuary 31, 2013
    This is one of the largest plantations in the US built by and for free blacks. Also see some other noteworthy contributions made by African Americans: http://bet.us/BHM
  • Saving Places
    Saving PlacesApril 22, 2012
    Melrose Plantation served as home and workplace to famed folk artist, Clementine Hunter (1887-1988), the first self-taught African American artist to receive national media attention.
  • Sydney L.
    Sydney LaCourJuly 13, 2011
    Actually built by the first creole inhabitants of cane river, LA...who were often placed in the same category as free blacks when the Louisiana purchase became American territory...just to be clear.
  • The Grio
    The GrioJanuary 27, 2011
    Also known as Yucca Plantation, this plantation was the first to be built by and for free blacks. Read more
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