Kent Plantation House
Built in 1880 by Frenchman Pierre Bailio II, the Kent Plantation House is one of the oldest standing structures remaining in Louisiana and is an excellent example of French colonial architecture. The plantation shows what farm like was like between 1795-1855. Several other buildings are located on the plantation grounds including the milk house, slave cabins, blacksmith shop, and barn. The house and the other buildings contain artifacts from the period. The plantation house and grounds are open to visitors who can also request guided tours. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.
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