More Magnolia Mount Photos

Hart House. The first mayor of Baton Rouge

It wasn’t clear whether this house was originally part of the plantation acreage. Robert Hart was the first mayor of Baton Rouge and in 1899 was instrumental in getting bonds passed to improve education, including a new school for black children.

Girls' bedroom in the Magnolia main house

Overseer's House

Sick Room Sign on Overseer's House

Sick Room for Slaves

Slaves' Quarters

Inside Slaves' Quarters

Quite an interesting and sobering look into part of our country’s history.

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Published in: on March 10, 2012 at 4:03 am  Comments (1)  
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  1. You are so right, Heidi, about our history and the story that continues to need telling. Your photos bring histoy to life. Thanks.
    Arletta


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