The community of Destrehan is located in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana, on the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. The area is home to the Destrehan Plantation, which is the oldest documented plantation house in the Lower Mississippi Valley.

The plantation offers tours of the main house, as well as the outbuildings, grounds, and gardens. Visitors can also take a ride on a mule-drawn wagon and learn about the plantation’s history and the lives of its former residents.

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