Object name:
Uncle Sam Plantation

United States

Added by:
Don Pope

Add date:
2020-12-08 12:44

Object description

Uncle Sam Plantation, originally known as Constancia, was a historic sugar plantation and elaborate Greek Revival-style mansion on the Mississippi River, near Convent in St. James Parish, Louisiana. It was established during the 1810s, with the main house and numerous outbuildings built by Samuel Pierre Auguste Fagot between 1829 and 1843. Once renowned as one of the most intact and architecturally-unified plantation complexes in the Southeastern United States, all of the structures were demolished to make way for construction of a new river levee in 1940. It was recorded by the Historic American Buildings Survey prior to its destruction.

Uncle Sam Plantation
Uncle Sam Plantation
Uncle Sam Plantation
Uncle Sam Plantation

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