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Albania Plantation was built between 1837 and 1842 on the banks of Bayou Teche, off the Old Spanish Trail, by Charles Grevemberg, who operated a successful sugar plantation on the surrounding 6,500 acres.

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Lakeside Plantation, built in 1832 was once owned by the Marquis de Lafayette who, along with close friends Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, James Monroe, John Adams, and Robert Livingston, had been instrumental in the Louisiana Purchase.

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Cordt's Mansion,Kingston, NY: Perched high atop a hillside, the 19th-century Second Empire-style mansion of merchant and brick manufacturer John H. Cordts boasts magnificent views of the Hudson River below. Sitting on 9 acres, Cordts built the three-story structure in 1873, just south of the Cordts and Hutton brickworks, an operation he cofounded with William Hutton in 1865.

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Belle Taire: James McLean was Vice President of the Board of the Ph elps Dodge Corporation, then one of the three biggest American copper companies. James McLean inherited his father’s 1500 acre farm with a “huge handsome mansion” in South Kortright, Delaware County.

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Woolworth mansion in Scranton, built in 1910, is the former home of Charles Sumner 'Sum' Woolworth, who created the chain of stores with his brother, Frank Winfield Woolworth.

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Scranton National Guard Armory: The building is on the National Register of Historic Places having served not only as an armory, but a whistle stop for campaign presidents, a clinic curing epidemics, athletic courts for the University of Scranton and a performance hall that drew performers, including Russian composer and pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff.

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