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Lost plantations of the South / Marc R. Matrana.

By: Matrana, Marc R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xv, 320 pages) : illustrations, plans.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781604734690; 1604734698.Subject(s): Plantations -- Southern States -- History | Plantations -- Southern States -- History -- Pictorial works | Plantation life -- Southern States -- History | Plantation owners -- Southern States -- Biography | Slaves -- Southern States -- Biography | Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration -- Southern States | Historic preservation -- Southern StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Lost plantations of the South.DDC classification: 306.3/49 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
The upper South, east : Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland. Rosewell ; Oak Hill ; Ossian Hall ; Ravensworth ; Marshall Hall ; George Washington's Rock Hall (Bullskin) Plantation ; Bush Hill ; Chatsworth ; Malvern Hill -- The upper South, west : Arkansas, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Sylvan Home ; Rosedale ; Sunnyside ; Mount Brilliant ; Reverie -- The Carolinas. Pooshee ; Millwood ; Prospect Hill ; Eutaw ; Springfield ; Stoney-Baynard ; White Hall ; The Rocks ; Devereux -- Georgia. Casulon ; Mulberry Grove ; Hamilton ; Hampton ; The Hermitage ; Retreat ; Horton House -- Alabama and Florida. Rocky Hill Castle ; Forks of Cypress ; Umbria ; New Smyrna ; Bulowville ; Yulee Plantations : Cottonwood and Margarita ; Mount Oswald ; Verdura -- Mississippi. Goat Castle ; Brierfield ; Hurricane ; Windsor ; Prairie Mont ; Malmaison ; Homewood ; Windy Hill Manor -- Louisiana. Le Petit Versailles ; Belle Grove ; Woodlawn ; Orange Grove ; Seven Oaks ; Uncle Sam ; Elmwood -- Texas. Lake Jackson ; Clay Castle ; Eagle Island ; Ellersly ; Wyalucing ; Orozimbo ; Glen Eden ; Peach Point -- Conclusions.
Summary: "The great majority of the South's plantation homes have been destroyed over time, and many have long been forgotten. In Lost Plantations of the South, Marc R. Matrana weaves together photographs, diaries and letters, architectural renderings, and other rare documents to tell the story of sixty of these vanquished estates and the people who once called them home"--Page 2 of cover.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-298) and index.

The upper South, east : Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland. Rosewell ; Oak Hill ; Ossian Hall ; Ravensworth ; Marshall Hall ; George Washington's Rock Hall (Bullskin) Plantation ; Bush Hill ; Chatsworth ; Malvern Hill -- The upper South, west : Arkansas, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Sylvan Home ; Rosedale ; Sunnyside ; Mount Brilliant ; Reverie -- The Carolinas. Pooshee ; Millwood ; Prospect Hill ; Eutaw ; Springfield ; Stoney-Baynard ; White Hall ; The Rocks ; Devereux -- Georgia. Casulon ; Mulberry Grove ; Hamilton ; Hampton ; The Hermitage ; Retreat ; Horton House -- Alabama and Florida. Rocky Hill Castle ; Forks of Cypress ; Umbria ; New Smyrna ; Bulowville ; Yulee Plantations : Cottonwood and Margarita ; Mount Oswald ; Verdura -- Mississippi. Goat Castle ; Brierfield ; Hurricane ; Windsor ; Prairie Mont ; Malmaison ; Homewood ; Windy Hill Manor -- Louisiana. Le Petit Versailles ; Belle Grove ; Woodlawn ; Orange Grove ; Seven Oaks ; Uncle Sam ; Elmwood -- Texas. Lake Jackson ; Clay Castle ; Eagle Island ; Ellersly ; Wyalucing ; Orozimbo ; Glen Eden ; Peach Point -- Conclusions.

"The great majority of the South's plantation homes have been destroyed over time, and many have long been forgotten. In Lost Plantations of the South, Marc R. Matrana weaves together photographs, diaries and letters, architectural renderings, and other rare documents to tell the story of sixty of these vanquished estates and the people who once called them home"--Page 2 of cover.

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