Florewood Plantation


Near Greenwood, MS, lies the Florewood River Plantation State Park. The buildings on this 1850s plantation reflect a well-to-do planter who cultivated 100 acres with 50-60 slaves in the fertile Delta land. Each of the many buildings had distinctive functions, which are shown and described on the attached pages. The buildings on a plantation was divided into domestic space and work space.

What differentiates these two plantation spaces?

Answers:
1)
domestic space: fewer and smaller buildings, except the planter's mansion
2) work space: more and larger buildings