Magnolia Lane Plantation

The Magnolia Lane Plantation, also known as the Fortier Plantation, is a historic plantation located on the Mississippi River in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana along LA 541. The plantation was owned in 1784 by Edward Fortier, during the Spanish colonial period. After being purchased in 1867 the plantation changed its name.[2][3][4]

Magnolia Lane Plantation House
Magnolia Lane Plantation is located in Louisiana
Magnolia Lane Plantation
Magnolia Lane Plantation is located in the United States
Magnolia Lane Plantation
LocationAlong River Road (LA 541) at Nine Mile Point
Nearest cityWestwego, Louisiana
Coordinates29°56′59″N 90°09′12″W / 29.94986°N 90.1533°W / 29.94986; -90.1533
Area13.25 acres (5.36 ha)
Built byEdward Fortier
Architectural styleGreek Revival, Federal
NRHP reference No.86000253[1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 13, 1986

The plantation house and a 13.25 acres (5.36 ha) area comprising several non contributing structures was added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 13, 1986.[1]

The plantation home and property has been used for many major motion picture productions filmed in the New Orleans area.[citation needed]

See also



  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. November 2, 2013.
  2. ^ Malone, Lee. Louisiana Plantation Homes: A Return to Splendor. Pelican Publishing. ISBN 9781455607808.
  3. ^ "Magnolia Lane Plantation House" (PDF). State of Louisiana's Division of Historic Preservation. Retrieved June 28, 2018. with two photos and two maps
  4. ^ National Register Staff (October 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination Form: Magnolia Lane Plantation House". National Park Service. Retrieved June 28, 2018. With 15 photos from 1985.