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This plantation home was built in the late 1700s as a small settler's house, taking its name from its setting amid a grove of trees on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi. As prosperity came to the lower Mississippi Valley, it was enlarged and renovated, eventually becoming the center of a 900-acre plantation. Its single story is nearly 5 feet off the ground and has a front porch 80 feet across. The hand-carved woodwork and the ceiling in the parlor are authentically restored. One of the oldest wooden structures in the state, it is typical French Creole in architecture. Costumed guides take you through the slave cabins and house, authentically furnished in Louisiana and early Federal styles (though the roof is circa 2011).