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Mistress of Evergreen Plantation

Rachel Swayze O"Connor

Mistress of Evergreen Plantation

Rachel O"Connor"s Legacy of Letters, 1823-1845

by Rachel Swayze O"Connor

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Evergreen Plantation (La.),
  • 1774-1846

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAllie B. Webb (Editor), Allie Bayne Windham Webb (Photographer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8380626M
    ISBN 100873956664
    ISBN 109780873956666


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"The Plantation Mistress challenges and reinterprets a host of issues related to the Old South. The result is a Mistress of Evergreen Plantation book that forces us to rethink some of our basic assumptions about two peculiar institutions -- the slave plantation and the nineteenth-century : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Slave: Django Unchained was filmed at the Evergreen Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana, in February and March. Jamie Foxx is pictured as Django.

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Evergreen Plantation is the most intact plantation complex in the South with 37 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, including 22 slave cabins. Evergreen has its country’s highest historic designation and joins Gettysburg and Mount Vernon in being granted landmark status for its agricultural acreage.

A concluding summary traces the descendants of her relatives and friends, and describes the site of Evergreen Plantation as it exists today.

Allie Bayne Windham Webb is a Louisiana native and a lifetime resident of the state. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

Mistress of Evergreen Plantation: Rachel O'Connor's legacy of letters, in SearchWorks catalog. At Evergreen Plantation, Pierre Clidamont Becnel purchased slaves that were skilled workers.

An document lists a total of 54 slaves at the plantation. Among those were Terry, described as an “American Long Sawyer,” West, an “excellent blacksmith and engineer,” Joseph, a Creole cooper, Phill, a sugar worker, and Jean, a Creole on: Louisiana 18 Edgard, LA, United States.

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W hen Quentin Tarantino was seeking a setting for his Oscar-winning film Django Unchained, the director fell in love with Evergreen Plantation on the west bank of the Mississippi River, about 30 miles north of New Orleans.

It presented the authentic look he wanted, including a plantation house, oak allées, and original structures where enslaved people once lived. The mistress of Evergreen plantation clearly lacked the aversion to physical labor that Fanny Kemble had encountered during her residence on a Georgia plantation in In Kemble's experience southern whites, whether planters or "pinelanders,".

Mistress of Evergreen Plantation Rachel O’Connor’s Legacy of Letters Edited by Allie Bayne Windham Webb. State Univ. New York Pr., Albany. Illustrated with b/w maps and Rating: % positive. (shelved 1 time as plantation-slavery) avg rating —ratings — published   Conecuh Resident Writes Of Plantation Life In Monroe Before Civil War Monroe County's Turnbull Cemetery (The following historical article, written by Elizabeth d’Autrey Riley of Evergreen, was originally published in the Jan.

12, edition of The Monroe Journal newspaper in Monroeville, Ala., under the headline “Conecuh Resident Writes. Mistress of Evergreen Plantation: Rachel O'Connor's Legacy of Letters, by Allie Bayne Windham Webb Mistress of Evergreen Plantation: Rachel O'Connor's Legacy of Letters, by Allie Bayne Windham Webb (pp.

A pioneer planter in what is now West Feliciana Parish, Rachel O’Connor wrote more than one hundred letters describing antebellum plantation life in southern ing the deaths of her husband and two sons, O’Connor managed the large plantation she called Evergreen for twenty-six years.

Written between approximately andthe surviving. Stroll through an allée of one hundred, year-old live oaks as you tour this living history book. Hear the stories highlighting two and a half centuries of family ownership, learn about the architectural significance of Evergreen Plantation’s many buildings, and discover how the plantation was rooted in and reliant on agriculture.

Evergreen by Susan May Warren Book Resume: An empty nest has Ingrid Christiansen dreading the upcoming holidays, but her husband, John, couldn’t be more excited about this new season of life. He even has a surprise trip abroad planned.

He’s sure she’ll love it. An Evening When Alone will greatly enhance awareness of the situation of single women in the nineteenth-century South. "It has been natural that the study of antebellum Southern women has concentrated upon the married, " writes Michael O'Brien in his substantive and moving introduction.

"In this, Southern scholarship has not distinguished itself from the main currents. Evergreen Plantation, Starr, South Carolina. 2, likes 14 talking about this 3, were here. Evergreen Plantation is a beautiful venue with all the southern charm of an historical plantation 5/5(34).

Citations. Leonard Black, The Life and Sufferings of Leonard Black, A Fugitive From Slavery (New Bedford: Press of Benjamin Lindsey, ), ; Leah Rawls Atkins, "High Cotton: The Antebellum Alabama Plantation Mistress and the Cotton Culture," in Agricultural History, ed.

several (Rollins College Winter Park, FL: Agricultural History Society, ), To combat both the ""New Englandization"" of women's history and the popular sexualization of the Southern woman, Professor Clinton (History and Women's Studies, Union College) searched archival documents in seven Southern states for particulars on the plantation mistress.

Evergreen is only one of eight major Greek Revival style plantation houses remaining on the historic River Road.

These "Gone With the Wind" era houses lined River Road on the eve of the Civil War, but many more have been lost over the years than have survived. At Evergreen Plantation in Edgard, guide Renee Natel bubbles over with information about architecture, sugar cane production, levees, history and the economics of slavery.

“The owner didn’t. Evergreen is a two-and-one-half-story, stone house covered with asphalt-shingled, gabled roof. It is located within a 2, acre portion of Robert “King” Carter’s Bull Run tract that was granted to Carter Burwell.

By Lewis Berkeley, a Burwell descendent, had carved out a 1, acre plantation upon which Evergreen was Size: KB. Plantation Life in the Florida Parishes of Louisiana, p. Mistress of Evergreen Plantation: Rachel O'Connor's Legacy of Letters, p.

The Neglected Thread: A Journal from the Calhoun Community, p. Memoir on Slavery, Read Before the Society for the Advancement of Learning, of South. Evergreen Evergreen, in Prince William County, VA, is the manor house of a former plantation of over acres.

The plantation belonged to a family well known in the county, a family known for three brothers and a son who joined the Confederate Army in the Civil War. It is now vacant.

It is on the National Register for Historic Places. This post is a review of Evergreen Plantation with info on tickets, tours, and an online review analysis.

Evergreen Plantation is one of the most complete plantation complexes in both the state and the southern United States.

The plantation has an impressive 37 buildings, including 22 original slave cabins still in their double row line up. it is visualized as a formation with ends coming down, or a hilllike formation, leveling out near the end of its length. Rachel Swayze O'Connor, Allie Bayne Windham Webb, Mistress of Evergreen Plantation: Rachel O'Connor's legacy of letters, They are raised hilllike areas rising above the surrounding flat marshlands.

On Oct. 25, a Cooperative Agreement was signed between the Evergreen Country Club, Inc. and the Manor House Preservation Fund, Inc.

to undertake fundraising activities and to perform restoration and repair projects for the sole purpose to preserve the exterior of the Evergreen Manor House. Discover Evergreen Plantation in Edgard, Louisiana: This 19th-century sugar cane plantation is one of the most well-preserved estates of its kind in the United States.

Ruby Wooldridge Hamilton, in her book "The Story of Evergreen, Virginia ", includes an s map on page 8 showing the "plantation" of George Thomas Farrar. In a letter she states that the Davis Cemetery is located on Location: Evergreen, Appomattox County, Virginia.

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Free 2-day shipping. Buy Evergreen Plantation Framed Print Wall Art By Mike Jones at nd: Visit the beautiful Evergreen antebellum mansion and admire all the history and surroundings of the plantation. Established inthe plantation stall has the original slave cabins.

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