As you can see here, there was no single architectural style of these Southern mansions & plantation homes – but what they all had in common is that they were intended to be beautiful and showy.
The insights and inventions of Dr George Washington Carver – which he gave freely to the world – revolutionized the South, and helped millions out of poverty.
While books and articles on America’s slave trade can offer important historical insight, seeing the ads placed in the newspapers of the era really brings the brutality home.
The Rosedown mansion in Louisiana was built in 1835, and after eventually falling into disrepair, was renovated in the ’60s. Here’s a look inside!
1940′ “Gone With the Wind” – when adjusted for inflation – remains the highest-grossing movie of all time. Here’s a look back at this beloved classic film!
Old-fashioned eggnog recipes come in many varieties, so here are more than a dozen – though definitely take a look at the traditional Southern egg nog how-to, which will apparently allow the spirit of Christmas to descend upon you.
If you have been looking for the perfect authentic old-fashioned fruitcake, this is for you! Get 20 traditional Southern fruitcake recipes – from Plantation Fruit Cake and beyond – right here.
I am at loss for the proper word to use to describe what television has done with Haley’s book Roots. “Enhance” will not do, nor is “heightened” sufficient. There is no word that is adequate.