HISTORIC HOME PLANS
PLANTATION HOME PLANS
Graceful porticos, balconies to catch the breezes, these create the ambience of Antebellum homes. Fresh air, shade from the southern sun, this is the atmosphere of southern plantation homes. A culture of formality, grace and hospitality expressed itself through plantation home plans and exists to this day in their grand colonnades. Plantation homes fuse the axial formality of classical/Palladian models with colonnades and balconies to catch prevailing breezes, in harmony with the climate.
Historic Home Plans --- Antebellum Home Plans - Plantation Mansions and Creole Homes
Clicking on a photo or item title will take you to a page with complete details about the drawings ad how you may purchase them. All the drawings come from the archives of the Historic American Building Survey (HABS) and are printed for you on full size architectural sheets, usually 18"x24" or 24"x36".
Stephanie Plantation Antebellum home

Stephanie Plantation - 1780s

A southern style brick and wood plantation home
$81 - 17 Sheets measuring 18 " x 24 "
Ext. Dimensions apx. 43' x 43'
2+ Stories, 4 Bedrooms, 3+ baths
Built in the 1780s, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
Drawings prepared by HABS in 2000

D'Evereux Plantation Antebellum home

D'Evereux Plantation - 1840

A southern style plantation mansion with grand colonades
$53 - 8 Sheets measuring 18 " x 24 "
Ext. Dimensions apx. 61' x 65'
2+ Stories, 4 Bedrooms, 3+ baths, carriage house at rear
Built in 1840, Natchez, Mississippi
Drawings prepared by HABS in 1934

Arlington Antebellum home

The Arlington - 1820s

An antebellum home in the heart of Natchez, Mississippi
$63 - 11 Sheets measuring 18 " x 24 "
Ext. Dimensions apx. 77' x 87'
2+ Stories, 4+ Bedrooms, 2+ baths
Built in the 1820s, Natchez, Mississippi
Drawings prepared by HABS in 1934

Ashland Plantation Antebellum home

Ashland Plantation - Belle Helene - 1850s

Grand colonnades wrap all 4 sides of this Southern Plantation mansion
$68 - 9 Sheets measuring 24" x 36"
Ext. Dimensions apx. 82' x 82'
2 Stories, 4 Bedrooms, 2 baths
Built in the 1850s, Ascension Parish, Louisiana
Drawings prepared by HABS in 1990

Bagatelle Plantation Antebellum home

Bagatelle Plantation - 1842

A Greek Revival jewel, southern style at its most elegant
$60 - 10 Sheets measuring 18 " x 24 "
Ext. Dimensions apx. 54' x 68'
1+ Stories, 3-4 Bedrooms, 2+ baths
Built in the 1780s, St. James Parish, Louisiana
Drawings prepared by HABS in 1977

   
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