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St. Francisville, Louisiana, USA

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Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Butler Greenwood Plantation

    8345 US Highway 61
    St. Francisville, LA 70775
    Butler Greenwood is situated among extensive landscaped grounds with formal 19th century gardens and hundreds of ancient moss-draped live oak trees. Having never been sold outside of the original...
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  • Catalpa Plantation

    9508 US Highway 61 North
    St. Francisville, LA 70775
    Located 5 Miles North of St. Francisville
    Still owned and lived in by the descendants of the original family, Catalpa Plantation is one of the numerous late Victorian cottages found across Louisiana. It features beautiful gardens and large...
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  • Cottage Plantation

    10528 Cottage Lane
    St. Francisville, LA 70775
    The Cottage Plantation is open for tours daily from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. They are closed on major holidays. The tour takes you through the front of the plantation home, featuring many original...
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  • Grace Episcopal Historic Church & Cemetery

    11621 Ferdinand Street
    St. Francisville, LA 70775
    Located in the Historic District
    Organized in 1827, Grace Episcopal Church is the second oldest Episcopal Church in the state of Louisiana. The Gothic-style building was constructed from 1858 to 1860.
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  • Greenwood Plantation

    6838 Highland Road
    St. Francisville, LA 70775
    225-655-4475, 800-259-4475
    The Greek Revival-style Greenwood Plantation in West Feliciana Parish was built by William Ruffin Barrow. It was operated as a 3,000-acre cotton plantation and survived the Civil War and post-war...
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  • Myrtles Plantation, The

    7747 Highway 61 North
    St. Francisville, LA 70775
    225-635-6277, 800-809-0565
    The Myrtles Plantation invites you to step into the past to experience antebellum splendor. You will see fine antiques and architectural treasures of the South and discover why The Myrtles has been...
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  • Oakley House - Audubon State Historic Site

    11788 Route 965
    St. Francisville, LA 70775
    Located 2 Miles South off Highway 61
    225-635-3739, 888-677-2838
    Nestled in a beautiful 100-acre state park, the three-story, Federal-style Oakley House is most noted for its famous resident, John James Audubon. After arriving in 1821, to tutor the owners of...
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  • Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site

    12501 LA Highway 10
    St. Francisville, LA 70775
    225-635-3332, 888-376-1867
    At its largest, Rosedown Plantation comprised approximately 3,455 acres, the majority of which was planted in cotton. Currently, the main house, historic European-inspired formal gardens, 13...
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Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Locust Grove State Historic Site

    Bains-Ristroph Road
    St. Francisville, LA225-635-3789
    This small family cemetery is all that remains of Locust Grove Plantation, the home of Jefferson Davis' sister, Mrs. Anna E. Davis Smith. Davis' young wife Sarah Knox Taylor Davis and Brigadier...
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  • Port Hudson State Historic Site

    756 West Plains-Port Hudson Road
    Zachary, LA 70791
    Located 10 Minutes South
    In 1974, the Port Hudson battlefield was designated a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior, joining a select group of properties which have been recognized for their...
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Museums & Galleries

  • Harrington Gallery

    9907 Royal Street
    St. Francisville, LA 70775
    Harrington Gallery is housed in an historical old structure that dates back 160 years. Originally it was a one room school house that was located in another area of St Francisville and was moved to...
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  • Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum

    Highway 66
    Angola, LA 70712
    Located 16 Miles Northwest
    Exhibits of this unique museum include the electric chair "Old Sparky," inmate records dating from 1889, escape decoys, official state documents, news articles, prisoner crafts, a cell, written...
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  • West Feliciana Historical Society Museum

    11757 Ferdinand Street
    St. Francisville, LA 70775
    Located in the Historic District
    The West Feliciana Historical Society Museum serves as an information center for visitors to the parish and strives through the exhibits featured therein to enlighten and educate concerning the...
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National Parks & Natural Wonders

  • Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge

    The Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge was established to conserve, restore, and manage native forested wetland habitats for migratory birds, aquatic resources, and endangered and threatened plants...
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Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Afton Villa Gardens

    9047 Highway 61
    St. Francisville, LA 70775
    Afton Villa was destroyed by fire in 1963, but the lovely gardens remain. These 250 acres of floral beauty thrill nature lovers every spring and fall with its grace and serenity.
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  • Tunica Hills Wildlife Management Area

    PO Box 98000
    Baton Rouge, LA225-765-2360
    Owned by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Tunica Hills Wildlife Management Area is composed of two separate tracts lying northwest of St. Francisville. Tunica Hills’ over 5,500...
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Tours & Cruises

  • St. Francisville Tours St. Francisville Tours CONTACT

    9703 Charotte Armstrong Drive
    St. Francisville, LA 70775
    St. Francisville Tours is a receptive company planning complete historical and plantation tours for individuals, groups, reunions and conventions.
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