Explore Layton Castle and learn about its evolution from a creole cottage to a castle. Learn about Swiss immigrant Judge Henry Bry and his role in helping to develop Northern Louisiana and beyond. What role did he play in Fort Miro changing its name to Monroe? One of the few historic homes in the United States still lived in by descendants of the first European settlers to the area.
Layton Castle sits on 5 acres of gardens and ancient trees and hosts a family cemetery, a 1790's wine house and historic bottle museum, a converted carriage house for short stays and small events and apartments.
The tour includes visiting the family floor with its Victorian parlor, library full of 1800s books, Audubon dining room and more.